The latest news on fishing out of Ilwaco, Washington
Now Taking reservations for 2022 fishing season
Zone 01 - Salmon Fishing Closed, Monday August 30th!
Catch-and-release Sturgeon Season!
Bottom Fishing runs March 13 – October 24, 2021
The season starts late July.
We currently have openings for:
- Captain – Must be fully qualified, certified, and licensed.
- Deck Hand – Great summer job for a college student!
- Office Manager – For the right person, this could be a year-round, full-time job.
- Front Desk – Must have great people skills. You could work part-time or full-time.
PLEASE CALL EARLY AS WE EXPECT A BUSY FISHING SEASON. GROUP RATES WEEKDAYS ONLY UNTIL EARLY JULY.
Salmon are among the most highly prized fish caught worldwide. These fish are found in abundance off ILWACO in the Pacific Ocean and in the Columbia River.
Halibut season for 2020 begins with an opener on Thursday, April 30th. Beginning Sunday May 3rd, we can fish every Sunday and Thursday to the end of May–longer if the quota hasn’t been met.
Bottom Fish Starts March 14, 2020 and runs through September. Please call early as we expect a busy fishing season. Group rates weekdays only until early July.
Catch and keep sturgeon will be announced here when Fish and Wildlife give us those dates.
Please call early as we expect a busy fishing season. Group rates weekdays only until early July. Please call for current pricing.
There is no set season for TUNA fishing; we fish when the fish arrive, typically in the later part of July and continuing through September.
We had some wonderful catches last year with some big fish and are expecting great fishing this year. What great fun for everyone and the excitement of live bait when they hooked into one of those speeding bullets known as tuna.
PO Box 519
191 Howerton Ave
Ilwaco, WA 98624