Sturgeon fishing guide

A good Sturgeon fishing guide knows how to fish for trophy Sturgeon and over size Sturgeon on the Columbia River, Snake River and in Oregon and Washington.

Oregon Sturgeon fishing guides fish the Columbia River, Bonneville dam, the Lower Columbia, Astoria, the Snake River, and the mid-Columbia River area. Portland Oregon is near plenty of very good Sturgeon fishing guide spots. Learn "how to" catch Sturgeon and tips for catching oversized Sturgeon in Oregon and Washington fishing spots.

Every one selecting a sturgeon fishing guide can catch Sturgeon on the Columbia River year-round. sturgeon fishing guides know the correct locations, out to catch Sturgeon, the best Sturgeon bait and where to catch Sturgeon.

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Oregon Sturgeon fishing guide and guides

Columbia River sturgeon fisherman are likely to get more fishing days per week in the lower Columbia this year. Sturgeon fishing regulations in the lower Columbia River are likely to change. Washington Sturgeon rules and Oregon sturgeon fish and laws may change in August of 2007 allowing anglers to fish more days a week for sturgeon. The Columbia River between Bonneville dam and the ocean is split into two zones work to areas. These areas are for sports fishing and sturgeon allocation is regulated in these areas. Upstream of the Wauna power lines fishing is normally open Thursdays through Sundays, from January 1 through July 31 and October 1 through December 31. Pat Frazier, the regional Fish manager for Washington Department of Fish and wildlife suggested that these daily fishing allowances may be changed.

Estuary bank fishing rod, angling is good on the Columbia River during the popular months. The Cathlament area has lots of bank fishing and fishing from the river with qualified sturgeon fishing guides. Longview,  Washington as great sturgeon fishing all most all year long. Sublegal sturgeon are released. St. Helens to Longview is a good stretch to fish. many people like to fish for sturgeon in the kalama area. avid sturgeon fisherman like to fish from warrior rock to Frenchmen's Bar for keeper sturgeon. other popular sturgeon fishing areas include North Bonneville, the Columbia Gorge downstream of Bonneville dam, the Cowlitz River area, near the Wind River and Drano Lake, the White Salmon area and the lower Columbia River near Astoria.

Fishing Reports For Sturgeon from Sturgeon fishing guides.

Columbia River & Tributaries

by David Perez of Hooked On Fishing Guide Service

  • Columbia River
  • the Hanford Reach
  • Vernita Bridge
  • Priest Rapids areas
  • Wind River
  • Drano Lake
  • Cowlitz River
  • Lewis River
  • Klickitat River.
  • Salmon
  • Steelhead
  • Sturgeon
Sturgeon regulations:

Columbia River mainstem, Buoy 10 upstream to Tongue Point Line

Unless indicated below, catch limits, season dates, and other regulations listed in the 2008 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations pamphlet remain in effect.

Open August 1 through September 1, 2008 (or guideline) for adult Chinook, adipose fin-clipped adult coho, and adipose fin-clipped steelhead, with a daily bag limit of two salmon or steelhead, only one of which may be a Chinook.  Open September 2 through December 31, 2008 for retention of adipose fin-clipped coho and adipose fin-clipped steelhead.

COLUMBIA RIVER MAINSTEM, Tongue Point Line upstream to I-5 Bridge

Unless indicated below, catch limits, season dates, and other restrictions listed in the 2008 Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations pamphlet remain in effect.

This area is currently closed to angling for salmon, steelhead, and shad.   This area opens for shad May 16, 2008.  The traditional May 16 steelhead opener has been postponed and this area will remained closed to angling for steelhead and Chinook jacks until further notice, but will open no later than June 16, 2008.  Sturgeon harvest regulations remain in effect (see Sturgeon below). 

Open for retention of adult summer Chinook (fin clipped or not) from June 21 through June 28, 2008 with a daily bag limit of two adult salmon or steelhead.  Open from June 16 through July 31 to retention of fin-clipped and non-fin-clipped jack salmon. 

Check out the official ODFW website for complete and more current Sturgeon Fishing Regulations.

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