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Columbia River Sturgeon Fishing

Fish with a fully licensed and insured pro guide for keeper and oversize sturgeon Columbia River or Willamette River in Portland Oregon and from Ilwaco Washington / Astoria Oregon up to Bonneville Dam. All tackle, fish cleaning and professional instruction is provided on all sturgeon fishing trips. Oversize sturgeon trips draw anglers from near and far.

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Sturgeon fishing: Sturgeon are an amazing and exciting fish to catch with a guide, but also wonderful to eat. It takes a bit of muscle to handle the large oversize sturgeon that swim in the waters of both the Columbia River and the Willamette River in Portland Oregon. Our experienced Portland guide can get you on the fish and insure that you have a fun and productive river sturgen trip. Portland, Oregon.

Sturgeon retention in Bonneville Pool will re-open July 11-12 and July 18-19. The Dalles Pool and adjacent tributaries will close to retention Aug. 1st. It will remain open to catch and release the remainder of the year.

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Sturgeon Columbia River retention dates, regulations, seasons

Oregon guided Columbia River fishing trips. Sturgeon can grow in excess of 14 feet long and weigh over 300 pounds. Willamette River sturgeon are also very large and the same sturgeon as in the Columbia.

Columbia River sturgeon fishing trips are customized to the size of fish you would prefer to catch, some fishermen prefer targeting legal size (42-60 inches) others prefer fishing oversized sturgeon (60 inches plus). Willamette River fishing trips target keeper size sturgeon, but larger oversize sturgeon are also caught. Portland Oregon Sturgeon 

Oregon and Washington Willamette Sturgeon

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. Sturgeon are always on tap for Catch & Release on the Columbia River from Bonneville Dam to Astoria and on the Willamette River from Portland to the mouth. Oregon and Washington set seasons for retention of these game fish. Common Names: Pacific sturgeon, Oregon sturgeon. A guide trip provides the highest success for Columbia River, Willamette River sturgeon and oversize sturgeon. Sometimes misspelled as sturgen. White sturgeon are the largest freshwater fish in North America and can weigh over 1,500 pounds, be 20 feet in length. Sturgeon move into large rivers like the Columbia and Willamette in early spring, and spawn May through June. Oregon fishing trips for Columbia River sturgeon are run throughout the year.

River sturgeon fishing provides nearly not stop action. Sturgeon fishing is a fun sport for the whole family. Weather it be on the Columbia River or Willamette River. Columbia River sturgeon derbies, contests and events

Willamette River sturgeon Columbia River sturgeon are tough fighters --on these exciting and productive sturgeon fishing trips. Many days guides hook 20 sturgeon or more per boat.

Oversize sturgeon fishing catch is best May through July. If your lucky enough to be here on a sturgeon fishing guide retention date (very limited) you'll become a coinsure of river sturgeon, the best eating fish there is. If you like Halibut you'll love river sturgeon. Our guide welcomes experienced and beginner fishermen alike. Oregon sturgeon fishing regulations  Washington sturgeon fishing regulations Fish Washington river sturgeon year-round, as in Oregon.

The Willamette River in Portland Oregon and Columbia River along the Oregon border are two great locations where anglers can catch river sturgeon, sometimes misspelled as sturgon.


Sturgeon Fishing Columbia River Oregon

Sturgeon was once a popular commercial fishery on the Columbia River. Columbia River sturgeon production, with its valuable roe for caviar taken from oversize sturgeon, was second only to the former Soviet Union's production. The Columbia River is now the site of a popular sport fishery for river sturgeon, as is Willapa Bay in Washington where guided fishing trips are popular.

Willamette River sturgeon are also a popular target fishery for any Oregon sturgeon fishing charter. In recent years more strict regulations were put in place for Oregon guide fishing trips to help protect Columbia River sturgeon from over harvest.  White sturgeon, which take 15 to 25 years to mature, migrate between the ocean and the Columbia and Willamette rivers.

The Willamette River near Portland also provides great action for river sturgeon anglers and is a favorite for Portland visitors because of its close proximity to downtown Portland. Meet your guide within 10 minutes drive of downtown Portland. River sturgeon trips can provide good amounts of meat.

A Fishing License should be obtained prior to your river sturgeon fishing trip. $17.75 purchase Oregon fishing license online


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Oregon River Sturgeon Fishing Guide Trips:

  • Columbia River - Oregon and Washington

  • Willamette River - Portland Oregon

  • Multnomah Channel - Portland to St Helens

  • Tillamook Bay - Oregon Coast (limited seasons)

  • Klamath River - Southern Oregon

  • Umpqua River - Southern Oregon   

  • Astoria - North Oregon Coast

  • Ilwaco - South Washington Coast

  • Willapa Bay - Washington


Columbia River Sturgeon Fishing Guides and Columbia River Fishing Guides are skilled and knowledgeable as any of their tropical or saltwater fishing guide counterparts. Oregon Sturgeon are by far one of the most popular river sturgeon for Portland Oregon and Washington anglers. Columbia River oversize sturgeon attract world-wide attention. The Animal Planet recently filmed a segment for River Monsters on Columbia River sturgeon where Jeremy Wade fished with two of our guides.

Oversize Sturgeon Columbia River Fishing Guide Sturgen Guided Trips Portland PDX Party Boat PrivateColumbia River Sturgeon fishing is some of the best guided fishing in the world. Its not your typical guided fishing trips with all the colorful billfish that most "sport fishermen" think of when you mention 'sport fishing'. Instead we are talking about Columbia River sturgeon something special that the majority of US anglers, never get a chance to experience. Oregon sturgeon fishing guide.
 
Columbia River fishing means Oregon Sturgeon fishing. In this fishery you'll be targeting fish that can reach unbelievable sizes. These are oversize sturgeon sturgeon. When you catch one of these magnificent Columbia River fish you'll take home an Oregon guided fishing trip story that none of your fishing buddies can compete with. Hook an oversize sturgeon you'll really have something to brag about.
Portland Oregon Sturgeon Fishing

Sturgeon fishing is not the only type of fishing available on the Columbia River and Willamette River. Your Oregon fishing guide and Washington fishing guide will also offer fishing charters for salmon, walleye and steelhead, in addition to some exciting oversize sturgeon fishing. Oregon fishing regulations  Washington fishing regulations

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