Willamette river fishing
Salmon fishing on the Willamette river

Willamette river Spring Chinook Salmon and Willamette river Salmon

Willamette River Fishing Guide Service

Questions or fishing tips on how to fish either the Willamette river? The Willamette River fishing guides listed on this website fish the Willamette River on a regular basis so please call any or all of them if you have ANY questions about what is working, what baits or lures or if you have any tips you want to pass along. Oregon fishing guides who fish the Willamette River near the downtown Portland, Oregon area talk with many of the other Willamette River fishing guides on a daily basis and they know what is going on in nearby fishing (the Columbia River, Clackamas river, and where the hotspots are from below the waterfalls at Oregon city, through Milwaukie, Lake Oswego and the fishing spots near Portland, Oregon all the way to the mouth of the Willamette at the Columbia River.

Salmon fishing on the Willamette river with one of the best Willamette river fishing guides provides lots of fishing action for Salmon fishing enthusiasts.

Willamette river fishing guides who know where the fish are and what fishing baits and lures they will be biting on. They fish the Willamette River from the falls at Oregon City, past the mouth of the Clackamas River to the mouth of the Willamette where it flows into the Columbia River.

Willamette River fishing charters fish this popular Portland area river daily so they know the streamflow, tide times, tide levels, water conditions and current fishing reports.

  • Clackamas river spring Chinook

  • Willamette slough King salmon

  • Willamette river springers

  • backtrolling for Willamette river spring Chinook

  • Oregon City backtrolling for King Salmon

  • Willamette River spring Chinook salmon

  • Oregon City spring Chinook salmon

  • Portland Oregon spring Chinook salmon

  • Kelly point spring Chinook salmon

  • Lower Willamette spring Chinook salmon

  • Willamette River King salmon

  • Oregon City King salmon

  • Willamette Slough spring Chinook

Upper Willamette River

     The Upper Willamette River Conservation and Recovery Plan for Chinook Salmon and Steelhead (Plan) describes the population status and recovery plans for Chinook salmon populations in the Clackamas, Molalla, North Santiam, South Santiam, Calapooia, McKenzie, and Middle Fork Willamette sub-basins, and steelhead populations in the Molalla, North Santiam, South Santiam, Calapooia sub-basins. The Plan addresses legal requirements for recovery planning under the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA) and under Oregon’s Native Fish Conservation Policy. Perhaps more importantly, in addition to meeting legal requirements, the Plan provides an informed, strategic approach to recovery that is based on science, supported by stakeholders, built on existing efforts, and includes new recovery actions. The Plan is linked to an adaptive management framework that will allow it to evolve over time with new information, including assessment of the recovery actions taken. Implementation of the Plan will require the contribution of Federal, State, and local governments, tribes, and many organizations, groups, and citizens.

45 years experience fishing the world from Alaska to the South Coast of Oregon

The Salmon Master Salmon Fishing Guide

     Terry Seamster is "the Salmon Master" and he fishes the Columbia River and all of Oregon's most popular waters from Buoy 10 & Astoria all the way to Portland and the Willamette River. Then to the Oregon coastal rivers in the Tillamook Bay area, the Nehalem Bay & the Wilson & Trask rivers. Then through Southern Oregon on the world famous Umpqua River and Winchester Bay. GOOD SEATS FILL FAST so call early. 503-484-8900

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission provided comments on the Plan at it’s Dec. 3, 2010 meeting in Portland and adopted the Plan at it’s August 5, 2011 meeting. Extensive stakeholder participation, scientific and public review, and plan revision occurred during development of the Upper Willamette River Plan.

Species/Units covered
•Chinook salmon (Upper Willamette River ESU)
•Steelhead (Upper Willamette River ESU)
     Daniel St. Laurent Salmon and Steelhead fishing guide. I fish the Columbia River, Tillamook Bay and all coastal rivers & bays nearby including Nehalem, the Wilson & Trask Rivers for Salmon & Steelhead and the popular Buoy 10 Salmon fishery. I also fish for Spring Salmon at Wind River and Drano Lake and the Willamette River. I'll give you tips and information to help you fish all those areas because I've been fishing them all my life and it's my passion. I live to get up every morning and fish and nothing is more fun to me than making sure my friends and clients are "on the fish" and in the right zone using the very best baits and lures. Please visit my website and contact me to book a trip. My promise to you is that you'll be glad you did  - 
Daniel St. Laurent  - 
St. Laurent Guide Service

This Photo Was Taken Less Than
20 Minutes From Downtown Portland!

NW Hawg Hunters Fishing Adventures

NW Hawg Hunters is booking trips on the Upper & Lower Columbia River, Willamette River, Clackamas River and mid Columbia River area below Bonneville  dam for Salmon Steelhead, Shad & Sturgeon.
We specialize in Oversize sturgeon, these fish range in size from 6 feet to ? and often break the surface of the water to make for an excellent photo. You’ll be fishing with Coast Guard licensed guide Bill Gaither in a 24’ Willie Raptor open sled. All the bait and gear is provided for the species of fish you are going after, with hot coffee and lunch provided.
Call Bill today for the Salmon, Sturgeon or Steelhead fishing trip of a lifetime. You can fish with NW Hawg Huntes just minutes from downtown Portland, Oregon or all up and down the Columbia River.

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John Krauthoefer, owner of Firefighter's Guide Service, is widely recognized as one of the North Oregon Coast's top fishing guides. With more than 35 years focused experience, Johns knowledge and expertise in some of the region's most celebrated fisheries has no equal. Tillamook Bay fall and spring Chinook, Nehalem Bay fall Chinook, Nestucca River Steelhead, North Fork Nehalem Steelhead (by Custom White Water Raft), Ocean Chinook, Silver Salmon and Halibut, Buoy 10 and Columbia River Salmon are all fisheries John has mastered. These are places were fall Chinook in excess of 60 pounds are caught, trophy Steelhead are found and spring Chinook jump on spinners and herring with reckless abandon. With John you'll be fishing premium gear in the comfort of his custom-built 26' Willie Raptor. Everything is provided except your license, rain gear and lunch. Firefighter's Guide Service is the difference between "Acceptable and Exceptional". Contact John by calling 503-812-1414 or www.oregoncoastfishingguide.com


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If you have fished with Oregon fishing guides or Washington fishing guides and have not had a good fishing experience then book a Salmon fishing trip on the Willamette river with Willamette River fishing guides. They fish Oregon rivers and Washington rivers and fish the Willamette river every year for Willamette River Spring Salmon.