SALMON SEASON Opening date 7/1 through 8/31 2 salmon 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!

salmon fishing for all ages

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1-800-831-2695 LOCAL: 360-642-3466


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...



HALIBUT:  WE HAVE BEEN FISHING FOR HALIBUT EVERY THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY AND SUNDAY. LIMITS HAVE BEEN THE NORM, LOTS OF FUN FOR ALL. Bottom fishing has remained very good with  nice Rock fish and Ling Cod being caught. We fish seven days a week if a Halibut is caught on Monday, Tuesday or Wed. during the Halibut season it may be retained as a incidental catch on inland waters only. Salmon Season is set for JULY 1ST THRU AUGUST 31ST, 2016We WILL BE  Catching some nice chinooks and silvers.  We are taking SALMON RESERVATIONS FOR THE UP COMING SEASON. Call NOW for your reservation. Tuna will begin later part of July, August and September will be very good. 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. Early reports are indicating we should have a great Tuna year.