Columbia River Fishing Charter and Guide Service

The Columbia River

Columbia River- the mighty Columbia river once known for 100 lb plus salmon, 2000 lb sturgeon and the historic stopping point for Lewis and Clark, it still is home to the largest salmon run in the pacific northwest and gives the novice angler or professional some of the the best fishing in the world. For one, either bank fishing or with the opportunity with the power boat.

March, April and May attracts us to the Columbia river for the epic spring Chinook salmon run that takes place, either trolling herring and flasher setups, prawn spinners or anchor fishing with salmon plugs. An average day on the Columbia river can often yield boat limits of the worlds tastiest salmon, with the closure given by co-managers of WDFW and ODFW. 

On the Columbia, we fish for King Chinook salmon in the late summer & fall (August, September) and during the spring (March April).

Once the salmon quota on the lower Columbia has been caught, you can often catch Gaffney's Guide Service moving up river to the Drano lake/ Wind River area, using similar techniques all the while enjoying the vast beautiful scenery of the Columbia River gorge.

Trip Pricing

Gaffney's Washington fishing guide service will help you learn how to catch the big ones on the Columbia River, just like these folks did!

Trip Pricing
Full Day Guided Fishing Trip Pricing
On our full day fishing trips, you will
learn to catch your own fish on the
Columbia River of Washington State.
$225 per fisherman per day

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Columbia River Fishing Photo Gallery

Columbia River Fishing
King Salmon caught on the Columbia River.
Columbia River Fishing
King Salmon caught on the Columbia River.
Columbia River Fishing
King Salmon caught on the Columbia River.
Columbia River Fishing
King Salmon caught on the Columbia River.
 

Fishing Map of the Columbia River

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