2018 Sturgeon Season Announced!
Catch and Retain!
May 14th 2018:14,16,21,23,26 June 2 and June 4th.
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2018 SALMON Season

Jun. 23rd – Sept. 3rd, 2018
7 DAYS A WEEK 2 fish limit
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We folks at Pacific Salmon Charters got into business by doing what we love to do every day. We are proud to share our passion for the many diverse fisheries, salmon, sturgeon, halibut, tuna and bottom fish. We boast the largest fleet of vessels in Ilwaco, equipped with the right gear for your fishing pleasure. You will enjoy nature close at hand as we use our more than 40 years of experience to put you on the fish every day.

Pacific Salmon Charters, Inc. is one of the coast’s finest charter fleets. We can accommodate individuals, small and large groups. Our boats are modern and have the latest in safety and fish finding equipment.

WE FISH IN THE COLUMBIA RIVER AND PACIFIC OCEAN.We will inform you, when booking your reservation, what days are available for your special fishing adventure (click for season information). We can accommodate most schedules. Give us a call – you will be our priority!

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All of your fish are kept on ice on our boats throughout your trip. Salmon are gutted and gilled before you get back to the dock. All other species are left whole to ensure the quality...



Our Salmon Season begins on June 23rd, 2018.  Expecting good returns for this coming year.   Call for reservations and a wonderful experience on the water.  Watch for whales.


Bottom fishing will continue through September.  We have begun bottom fish and LING CODS. We are also doing a combination trip of Salmon and Bottom Fish beginning June 23rd, getting the best of both worlds. Call NOW for your reservation.


Halibut fishing began May 3rd, 2018. New rule: fish every Thursday, Friday, Sunday until the quota is met.


August and September should be an outstanding year. Remember we have  Live bait on our vessels, 2 Captains aboard for more than a 12 hour trip. Get your reservations as soon as possible to take advantage of this fishery. Please call to get updates and make your reservations.