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Fishing in Garibaldi

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Garibaldi

Crabbing

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Fishing in Warrenton

Inshore Fishing Charter in Warrenton

Cook And Clean Crabbing Trips

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Fishing in Garibaldi

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Garibaldi

Combination Salmon, Bottom Fish And Dungeness Crab

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Fishing in Nehalem

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Nehalem

Salmon, Bottom Fishing & Crab Pots

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Fishing in Warrenton

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Warrenton

Astoria Crabbing Trip

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Fishing in Garibaldi

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Garibaldi

Combo Tillamook Salmon, Rockfish, Lingcod, And Crab

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River Fishing Guides In Oregon

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Fishing in Boardman

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Boardman

Columbia River King Salmon Classic

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Fishing in Portland

River Fishing Trip in Portland

Columbia River Chinook Salmon

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Fishing in Scappoose

Lake, River Fishing Trip in Scappoose

Columbia River Salmon & Steelhead

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23 ft 1 - 6 People From $550
Fishing in Bend

River Fishing Trip in Bend

Crooked River Fly Fishing

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Fishing in Bend

River Fishing Trip in Bend

Deschutes River Rainbows

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17 ft 1 - 6 People From $600
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Fishing in Boardman

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Boardman

Sturgeon Special

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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,000

Inshore Fishing Guides In Oregon

Fishing in Tillamook

Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Tillamook

Drift Salmon Fishing

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18 ft 1 - 3 People From $275
Fishing in Scappoose

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Scappoose

Tillamook Salmon / Steelhead

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Fishing in Astoria

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Astoria

Columbia River Sturgeon Fishing

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29 ft 1 - 6 People From $750
Veteran Operated
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Fishing in Boardman

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Boardman

Sturgeon Special

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Fishing in Garibaldi

Inshore Fishing Charter in Garibaldi

Garibaldi Bottom Fishing

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29 ft 1 - 6 People From $500
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Fishing in Boardman

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Boardman

Columbia River King Salmon Classic

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26 ft 1 - 6 People From $1,000

Nearshore Fishing Guides In Oregon

Fishing in Garibaldi

Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Garibaldi

Tillamook Salmon And Steelhead

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20 ft 1 - 16 People From $775
Fishing in Warrenton

Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Warrenton

Astoria Salmon Fishing Trip At Buoy 10

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Fishing in Nehalem

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Nehalem

Salmon, Bottom Fishing & Crab Pots

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Fishing in Tillamook

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Tillamook

Oregon Crabbing Trip

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Fishing in Tillamook

Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Tillamook

Drift Salmon Fishing

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18 ft 1 - 3 People From $275
Fishing in Garibaldi

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Garibaldi

Combination Salmon, Bottom Fish And Dungeness Crab

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Fishing in Portland
Fishing in Portland
Fishing in Portland
trip description for Columbia River Chinook Salmon in Portland

Embark on this exciting fishing adventure in Portland, Oregon with Captain Jason! Get ready to experience the thrill of the catch and bring home some of the biggest King Salmon in the region. With years of experience under his belt, Captain Jason is an expert angler and will be your guide on this unforgettable fishing charter. You'll board Captain Jason's 27' river boat, fully equipped and ready to tackle the mighty Columbia River. With top-of-the-line gear, comfortable seating, and a spacious deck, you'll have everything you need to catch the catch of the day. Captain Jason will take you to the best spots, sharing his knowledge and helping you to reel in a trophy-sized salmon. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, you'll have a fantastic time on this fishing charter. The beauty and serenity of the Columbia River and its surrounding areas will take your breath away. Wildlife abounds and the scenery is breathtaking. It's the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and enjoy a day in nature. So don't wait, book your trip with Captain Jason today and get ready for an unforgettable fishing experience in Portland, Oregon! Whether you're looking for a fun day out with friends, a family outing, or a solo adventure, you're sure to leave with a big smile and memories that will last a lifetime. Read More

River Fishing Trip in Portland

Columbia River Chinook Salmon

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Fishing in Tillamook
Fishing in Tillamook
Fishing in Tillamook
trip description for Drift Salmon Fishing in Tillamook

Embark on an Unforgettable Salmon Fishing Expedition with Captain Craig! Join Captain Craig for an exhilarating drift salmon fishing adventure in the stunning waters of Tillamook County, where the rivers come alive with the iconic Chinook and Coho Salmon. With a range of fishing techniques at your disposal, this trip promises a thrilling angling experience. Diverse Fishing Techniques Captain Craig's expertise covers a spectrum of fishing techniques, ensuring that your adventure is tailored to your preferences. Whether you're into artificial lure fishing, heavy tackle fishing, jigging, light tackle fishing, or trolling, he's got you covered. Salmon of Legends Prepare to target the legendary Chinook and Coho Salmon, known for their size, strength, and delectable flavor. These iconic fish will test your angling skills and provide an exhilarating battle as you reel them in. Scenic Drift Trips Your drift fishing adventure will take you down some of Tillamook County's most picturesque rivers, including the Kilchis, Trask, Wilson, and Nehalem. These breathtaking landscapes provide the backdrop for your salmon fishing journey, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Captain Craig's Expertise Captain Craig's intimate knowledge of the local rivers and years of experience guarantee that you'll be in the best possible hands for a successful and enjoyable salmon fishing trip. Book Your Salmon Fishing Expedition Today! Whether you're an experienced angler seeking the thrill of a salmon catch or a newcomer eager to experience the sport, Captain Craig's fishing trip in Tillamook County promises a day filled with excitement, natural beauty, and impressive catches. Reserve your spot now and get ready for an incredible day of salmon fishing with Captain Craig! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore, River Fishing Charter in Tillamook

Drift Salmon Fishing

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18 ft 1 - 3 People From $275
Fishing in Portland
Fishing in Portland
Fishing in Portland
trip description for Portland Sturgeon Trip in Portland

Join Captain Caleb on a thrilling fishing adventure in Portland, Oregon! Aboard his sturdy 21' Alumaweld boat, you'll be heading out to the Willamette and Columbia Rivers in search of the mighty Sturgeon. With its prehistoric looks and fierce fighting spirit, catching a Sturgeon is an unforgettable experience that any angler will treasure. As you cast your line, keep an eye out for bald eagles, ospreys, and other wildlife that call these waters home. After a day of excitement on the water, kick back and relax as you enjoy the stunning scenery and the gorgeous sunset over the river. Book your trip today and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Read More

River Fishing Trip in Portland

Portland Sturgeon Trip

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20 ft 1 - 4 People From $500
Fishing in Astoria
Fishing in Astoria
Fishing in Astoria
trip description for Columbia River Sturgeon Fishing in Astoria

Sturgeon fishing on the Columbia River and surrounding areas are plentiful and often very large! Starting January 1, the season is open above Bonneville Dam. Other locations and dates are TBA. On these trips, you can catch a sturgeon any where from 12 inches to 15 foot long! During a select couple months in May you can also keep some sizes during the retention season. Trips during catch and release days are offered year round and provide awesome thrils and of course a great workout! You may be thinking you have the monster hooked but the fish knows he has you hooked on this fun fishery! Captain Criag provides all the fishing gear, bait and lures. He is happy to clean, fillet and bag your catch as well (when in season) Make sure you have packed your license, snacks and drinks and be ready to experience a great adventure with Captain Craig. Read More

Inshore, River Fishing Charter in Astoria

Columbia River Sturgeon Fishing

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Fishing in Tillamook
Fishing in Tillamook
Fishing in Tillamook
trip description for Inshore-Jetty Salmon Fishing in Tillamook

Embark on an Unforgettable Salmon Fishing Expedition with Captain Craig! Join Captain Craig for an exhilarating salmon fishing adventure in the stunning waters of Tillamook, Nehalem Bay and the beautiful Pacific Ocean with the iconic Chinook and Coho Salmon. With a range of fishing techniques at your disposal, this trip promises a thrilling angling experience. Diverse Fishing Techniques Captain Craig's expertise covers a spectrum of fishing techniques, ensuring that your adventure is tailored to your preferences. Whether you're into artificial lure fishing, heavy tackle fishing, jigging, light tackle fishing, or trolling, he's got you covered. Salmon of Legends Prepare to target the legendary Chinook and Coho Salmon, known for their size, strength, and delectable flavor. These iconic fish will test your angling skills and provide an exhilarating battle as you reel them in. Scenic Drift Trips Your drift fishing adventure will take you down some of Tillamook County's most picturesque rivers, including the Kilchis, Trask, Wilson, and Nehalem. These breathtaking landscapes provide the backdrop for your salmon fishing journey, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Captain Craig's Expertise Captain Craig's intimate knowledge of the local rivers and years of experience guarantee that you'll be in the best possible hands for a successful and enjoyable salmon fishing trip. Book Your Salmon Fishing Expedition Today! Whether you're an experienced angler seeking the thrill of a salmon catch or a newcomer eager to experience the sport, Captain Craig's fishing trip in Tillamook County promises a day filled with excitement, natural beauty, and impressive catches. Reserve your spot now and get ready for an incredible day of salmon fishing with Captain Craig! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Tillamook

Inshore-Jetty Salmon Fishing

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28 ft 1 - 3 People From $250
Fishing in Portland
Fishing in Portland
Fishing in Portland
trip description for Portland Salmon and Steelhead in Portland

Join Captain Caleb on a thrilling fishing adventure in Portland, Oregon! Aboard his sturdy 21' Alumaweld boat, you'll be heading out to the Columbia Rivers in search of the mighty Salmon and Steelhead. These iconic fish are known for their acrobatic leaps and fierce fighting spirit, making them a prized catch for any angler. As you cast your line, keep an eye out for bald eagles, ospreys, and other wildlife that call these waters home. After a day of excitement on the water, kick back and relax as you enjoy the stunning scenery and the gorgeous sunset over the river. Book your trip today and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Read More

River Fishing Trip in Portland

Portland Salmon And Steelhead

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20 ft 1 - 4 People From $450
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Everything to Know About Booking a Fishing Guide in Oregon

What are the best fishing trips in Oregon?

Why should I book a fishing trip in Oregon with Captain Experiences?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 39 trips in Oregon, and the most popular trips in the area are Crabbing guided by Craig, Cook and Clean Crabbing Trips guided by Kevin, and Combination Salmon, Bottom Fish and Dungeness Crab guided by Craig.

Our guides in Oregon are rated a 4.95 out of 5 based on 3251 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Looking for kid friendly guides / fishing lessons in Oregon? Check out our beginner and family friendly guides in Oregon.

What types of fishing trips are common in Oregon?

River fishing is the most popular type of fishing in Oregon as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and lake fishing.

The most commonly sought after species in Oregon are: 1. chinook salmon, 2. coho salmon, 3. steelhead, 4. sturgeon, and 5. crab.

The most common fishing techniques in Oregon are trolling, light tackle fishing, and drift fishing but jigging and artificial lure fishing are popular as well.

How much does an Oregon fishing trip cost?

Prices in Oregon can range anywhere from about $450 to $1,500, but the average price for a half day trip in Oregon is $668. The average price for a full day trip in Oregon is $991.

Is booking a fishing guide worth the money?

Hiring a guide provides a number of benefits and many choose to book a fishing guide for a combination of experience, local knowledge, convenience, and cost-effectiveness.

Working with experienced fishing guides who know the best local spots and techniques can dramatically increase your odds of a great day. Having someone who is on the water every day and knows the area like the back of their hand is going to give you the best chances of success.

Booking a guide is also more cost effective, especially if you only get out a handful of times per year. When you consider all of the costs you would incur on your own such as the price of a boat, maintenance, insurance, gas, high-quality gear and tackle, repairs, and more, you’ll find that DIY is sometimes not worth the expense.

Even if you’ve got a great setup already in your home waters, booking a guide also provides a great opportunity to experience new techniques, new locations, or even a chance at a new target species to knock off the bucket list.

What month is best for fishing in Oregon?

The most popular season for fishing in Oregon is fall, and most anglers book their trips 13 days in advance.

Do I need a Oregon fishing license and what are the bag limits in Oregon?

See here for more information on fishing licenses in Oregon, bag limits for target species, and fishing season regulations in Oregon. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations in Oregon.

What is fishing in Oregon about?

Fishing in Oregon is a cherished pastime that offers anglers a diverse range of experiences amidst the state's stunning natural landscapes. From the rugged coastline of the Pacific Ocean to serene mountain streams and pristine lakes, Oregon's waters teem with a variety of fish species year-round. Along the coast, anglers can cast for surfperch and rockfish from scenic beaches or charter boats to target larger species like halibut and salmon in deeper offshore waters. Many coastal towns such as Newport and Astoria boast vibrant fishing communities where locals and visitors alike gather to share tales of the day's catch and enjoy freshly caught seafood.

Inland, Oregon's numerous rivers and lakes provide abundant opportunities for freshwater fishing enthusiasts. The Columbia River, which forms much of the northern border with Washington, is famous for its salmon and steelhead runs, drawing anglers from around the world. Additionally, the Willamette Valley and its surrounding mountains offer ample trout fishing in streams and high-altitude lakes such as the picturesque Crater Lake. Fly fishing is particularly popular in Oregon, with anglers practicing various techniques to target native trout species like rainbow and cutthroat trout amidst breathtaking natural scenery.

Oregon's commitment to conservation ensures that its fishing waters remain healthy and accessible for future generations. Many areas are managed by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, which works tirelessly to maintain sustainable fish populations through habitat restoration and responsible fishing practices. Whether seeking solitude on a remote mountain stream or joining a bustling coastal fishery, anglers in Oregon find themselves immersed in a rich tapestry of natural beauty and diverse fishing opportunities that make every outing memorable.

What are the most popular months to go fishing in Oregon?

Fishing seasons in Oregon are as varied as the state's geography, offering anglers distinct opportunities throughout the year. Along the coast, fishing remains productive nearly year-round, with different species peaking at various times. Spring and summer typically see strong runs of Chinook and Coho salmon as they migrate along the coast and into rivers like the Rogue and Columbia. Anglers often target these prized fish from both shore and boat, employing techniques such as trolling with bait or lures to entice these powerful swimmers.

Inland, Oregon's lakes and rivers provide a rich tapestry of seasonal fishing opportunities. Spring marks the opening of trout season in many high-altitude lakes and streams, with species like rainbow, cutthroat, and brook trout becoming active as waters warm. Fly fishing is particularly popular during this time, with anglers casting dry flies and nymphs to rising fish in clear, mountain-fed waters. Summer brings warmer temperatures and a chance to pursue warm-water species like bass and panfish in lakes such as the renowned Crater Lake and the scenic Cascade Lakes.

Fall heralds the return of salmon and steelhead to Oregon's rivers, making it a prime season for anglers looking to hook these iconic fish. Rivers like the Deschutes and Umpqua become hotspots as salmon and steelhead make their spawning migrations upstream, offering thrilling opportunities for fly fishermen and those using drift fishing techniques. Winter fishing in Oregon tends to focus on steelhead in coastal rivers and reservoirs, where anglers brave the colder weather for a chance at landing these prized fish. Understanding these seasonal patterns allows anglers to plan their trips effectively, ensuring they maximize their chances of success while enjoying Oregon's diverse fishing opportunities year-round.

What types of fishing are popular in Oregon?

Fishing in Oregon encompasses a variety of types and techniques suited to its diverse aquatic environments. Along the coast, anglers often engage in surf fishing, casting from sandy beaches or rocky outcrops to catch species like surfperch, rockfish, and occasional salmon runs. Oregon's extensive coastline also offers opportunities for deep-sea fishing, where charter boats venture into the Pacific Ocean to target larger game fish such as tuna, halibut, and lingcod using techniques like trolling and bottom fishing with live bait or artificial lures.

Inland, Oregon's rivers and lakes provide ample opportunities for freshwater fishing enthusiasts. Fly fishing is particularly popular, with pristine rivers like the Deschutes and McKenzie offering excellent habitats for native trout species such as rainbow and cutthroat trout. Anglers adept in fly casting often use dry flies or nymphs to mimic natural insect prey, presenting delicate presentations to wary fish in clear, fast-moving waters. Additionally, bass fishing enthusiasts can find rewarding opportunities in lakes and reservoirs throughout the state, employing techniques such as casting with crankbaits or using live bait to entice largemouth and smallmouth bass.

For those seeking a more serene fishing experience, Oregon's numerous lakes are ideal for anglers of all ages and skill levels. Lakes such as Waldo Lake and Diamond Lake offer tranquil settings amidst majestic mountain scenery, providing opportunities to catch a variety of fish species including trout and kokanee salmon. Whether casting from shore, trolling from a boat, or fly fishing in secluded coves, Oregon's diverse fishing techniques cater to a wide range of preferences and ensure that every outing on the water is both enjoyable and rewarding.

What species are popular for fishing in Oregon?

Fishing in Oregon offers anglers a diverse array of species to target across its coastal waters, rivers, and lakes, making it a haven for fishing enthusiasts year-round. Along the coast, Chinook and Coho salmon dominate the fishing scene during their seasonal migrations. From spring through fall, these prized fish draw anglers to coastal rivers such as the Rogue and the Columbia, where techniques like drift fishing with bait or lures and fly fishing with colorful streamers prove effective. Surf fishing along Oregon's rugged coastline also yields species like surfperch and various types of rockfish, offering anglers a chance to cast from shore or rocky outcrops into the waves.

Inland, Oregon's freshwater fisheries abound with trout species, including rainbow, cutthroat, and brown trout, found in the state's numerous rivers, streams, and high-altitude lakes. Fly fishing is particularly popular among trout anglers, who often venture to iconic rivers like the Deschutes and the Metolius, known for their clear waters and abundant fish populations. Bass fishing enthusiasts can target largemouth and smallmouth bass in reservoirs and lakes across the state, employing techniques such as topwater lures, spinnerbaits, and crankbaits to entice these predatory fish.

For those seeking a challenge, steelhead fishing in Oregon's coastal rivers is a pursuit that tests anglers' skills and patience. These sea-run rainbow trout are prized for their size and acrobatic fights, with prime seasons in the winter and spring as they migrate upstream to spawn. Whether casting in the surf, trolling offshore waters, or fly fishing in mountain streams, Oregon offers a wealth of species to catch, ensuring that anglers of all levels can find exhilarating opportunities to reel in their next big catch in the state's rich and diverse fishing grounds.

What are the best places to fish in Oregon?

Oregon offers some of the best fishing destinations in the Pacific Northwest, each renowned for its scenic beauty and diverse fishing opportunities. Along the coast, places like Tillamook Bay and Newport attract anglers with abundant salmon and steelhead runs during their seasonal migrations. These coastal towns provide easy access to productive fishing grounds where anglers can fish from shore, charter boats, or explore estuaries and river mouths for a chance to hook into prized catches.

Inland, the Deschutes River stands out as a premier destination for fly fishing enthusiasts. Known for its breathtaking scenery and healthy trout populations, particularly rainbow and steelhead, the Deschutes offers both challenging and rewarding fishing experiences year-round. Nearby, the Metolius River's clear, spring-fed waters provide another haven for fly fishermen seeking solitude and excellent trout fishing opportunities amidst serene alpine landscapes.

For those looking to combine fishing with spectacular scenery, Oregon's high-altitude lakes in the Cascade Range offer unparalleled beauty and productive fishing. Lakes like Diamond Lake and Waldo Lake are popular for their trout fisheries, where anglers can enjoy casting amidst pristine forests and panoramic mountain views. Whether exploring coastal waters, meandering rivers, or tranquil mountain lakes, Oregon's diverse fishing spots cater to anglers of all interests and skill levels, promising unforgettable experiences surrounded by the state's natural wonders.

Does Oregon have good fishing?

Oregon is renowned for its exceptional fishing opportunities, offering a diverse range of settings from its rugged coastline to its pristine rivers and lakes. Along the Pacific coast, anglers can enjoy world-class saltwater fishing for species such as Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Halibut, and Lingcod. Charter fishing trips depart from ports like Newport and Astoria, providing access to productive fishing grounds where anglers can reel in trophy fish amidst breathtaking coastal scenery. Oregon's coastal waters are also known for their productive crabbing and clamming, adding to the appeal for seafood enthusiasts.

Inland, Oregon's rivers and lakes provide abundant freshwater fishing opportunities. The Columbia River, Willamette River, and Rogue River are famous for their runs of Salmon and Steelhead, attracting anglers from around the globe. Lakes such as Crater Lake and Diamond Lake offer opportunities to catch Trout and Kokanee Salmon, with picturesque surroundings that enhance the fishing experience. Oregon's diverse ecosystems, from high desert lakes to lush river valleys, provide varied habitats that support a wide variety of fish species and fishing styles.

Oregon's fishing community is active and well-supported by numerous resources, events, and conservation efforts. The state hosts various fishing tournaments and festivals, such as the Oregon Tuna Classic and the Newport Fishermen's Memorial Tournament, which celebrate local fisheries and provide opportunities for friendly competition. Local bait shops, fishing guides, and charter services offer valuable assistance and local knowledge to ensure successful fishing trips. Oregon also prioritizes sustainable fishing practices and habitat conservation, ensuring that its fisheries remain healthy and productive for future generations. Overall, with its scenic beauty, abundant fish populations, and supportive fishing community, Oregon is a top destination for anglers seeking memorable fishing experiences in the Pacific Northwest.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    I had a great time with Caleb. Fishing was tough, but Caleb persisted and we did land a salmon to harvest. He was knowledgeable and professional, and entertaining to talk to. I look forward to fishing with him again. MED

    Michael D. with Caleb R. of Portland, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Steve is an exceptional guide whom took the time to instruct my father and I a niche fly fishing technique that produced results over and over again. We caught more fish than any other person on the river, quite possibly more than the other anglers combined. Cannot recommend highly enough.

    Ian W. with Steve A. of Bend, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent trip! Wade was very accommodating. Changed his schedule to fit the needs of the group. Very clear on communication prior to trip. During trip, Wade kept our safety, comfort, and enjoyment a priority. Very knowledgeable, great hang on the water. Would recommend to a friend, would repeat book.

    Steven N. with Wade G. of Portland, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    We couldn't have had a better time with Capitan Caleb! Fishing was tuff but he kept searching until he got us hooked up! 100% I recommend him!

    Britton G. with Caleb R. of Astoria, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Craig was the best guide we experienced. He was friendly, experienced and efficient. He knew the crab grounds and we wasted no time- please call him for a great time- My birthday was spent catching Dungenese crabs! Ben & Pam

    Benjamin M. with Craig I. of Garibaldi, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Izzy was the best guide ever, friendly, informative and experienced. We will definitely be back to Garibaldi to crab with him again!!!!

    Benjamin M. with Craig I. of Garibaldi, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    We had the absolute best time! Caught a ton of sturgeon! Can’t wait to come back!

    Randi C. with Wade G. of Portland, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    “Outstanding fishing experience! Captian Craig was knowledgeable and friendly. Top-notch equipment, clean boat, and plenty of crab caught. Perfect for all skill levels. Breathtaking scenery and passionate captain. Highly recommend for an unforgettable adventure. Five stars!”

    Ashton T. with Craig I. of Garibaldi, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Absolutely fantastic experience! The crabbing trip was everything we hoped for and more. The captain was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly, making the excursion not only successful but also enjoyable. We caught plenty of crabs, and the scenery was breathtaking. Highly recommend this trip for anyone looking for a memorable adventure on the water

    Ashton T. with Craig I. of Garibaldi, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Had the greatest time aboard with Craig. Highly recommend booking with Craig as he is knowledgeable about the area and harvesting shellfish/seafood. He is so easy to chat with and has a great sense of humor. He keeps the tour exciting throughout and our group will definitely be back to get out on the water with Craig. -Jackie from HI

    Ashton T. with Craig I. of Garibaldi, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    We had the best time with Captain Craig! Highly recommend⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

    Ashton T. with Craig I. of Garibaldi, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Craig did a great job! Our first goal was fun, and my 4-year-old grandson had that. On top of that we caught a mess of crab! So fun! Thanks for the memories. We'll be back for some salmon and bottom fish memories!

    William B. with Craig I. of Garibaldi, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Jeff is fantastic! Great trip.

    Gabriel A. with Jeff F. of Boardman, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    We had an awesome crabbing trip with Captain Wade. We limited out on crab catching 60 LARGE crab in Tillamook Bay. Captain Wade was knowledgeable, friendly, and found us the best crab in the Tillamook bay. He also took us to a place where they cook the crab and then he helped us clean them. Highly recommend Captain Wade. You'll have a great trip!

    Craig U. with Wade G. of Tillamook, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Craig was amazing and so patient with us! We can’t wait to book another trip!!

    Jocelyn B. with Craig I. of Garibaldi, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    We had the best boating experience and crabbing experience that I believe a person could have. The weather was horrible and the catch the day before was minimal. But Craig our crab guide took us right to the exact spot where the crab we're waiting and boy did they fill the pots. It was my wife's first time out and she was not really ecstatic the way the morning started but she had a giant smile on her face at the end. Thanks again Izzy. See you this spring.

    David H. with Craig I. of Garibaldi, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Had an awesome time with caleb, would highly recommend.

    Danial G. with Caleb R. of Wheeler, Oregon

  • ★★★★★
    Fantastic trip. I can’t imagine a better guide than Bryan. Smart, experienced, funny and effective. Caught some good fish. I’ll be booking again.

    Robert L. with Bryan J. of Portland, Oregon

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