Billy Davis of GALE FORCE GUIDES  is your local guide for fishing the lower Columbia River. Local area fishing guides fishing from the Pacific Ocean upriver including popular lower Columbia River areas near Astoria, Buoy 10 and popular coast rivers catch more fish because they know how to catch Salmon and Sturgeon on the most popular stretch of the Columbia River. Book a trip with Billy Davis, the local fishing guide for the lower Columbia River.



     Whether you're looking to fish the Columbia River or the Pacific Ocean you'll need an experienced guide. Fish in Oregon with local fishing guide, Billy Davis of of Gale Force Guides! Billy has lived & fished the lower Columbia area his whole life. He was going over the Columbia River Bar at the age of 12 as a deckhand on a charter boat out of Hammond, OR. In 1980 he obtained his U.S. Coast Guard Masters license.
     Whether you fish a lot, are an experienced fishermen, or it's your first time on the water, he'll make sure it's a memorable day of fun & fish!
     We specialize in sturgeon fishing, salmon fishing, (King Salmon & Coho salmon) steelhead fishing, & crab fishing on the Columbia River, Willamette River, Nehalem River, Tillamook Bay, & Buoy 10 as well as crossing the Columbia River Bar to fish in the Pacific Ocean.
Besides offering fishing tips & fishing reports, we also offer tips on beachcombing & razor clam digging in & around Astoria, Seaside, Warrenton, Cannon Beach, & Hammond.

     You'll fish in comfort from a 26' sled custom built in town locally by Pic Nic Welding. It's 10' wide & has comfortable Bentley seats & is powered by a 225 horsepower Mercury Verado Engine. It seats 6 people however, we can arrange for larger groups with some notice. All bait & equipment are inclusive. We use Lamiglas rods with Shimano & Penn Reels. Just hop on & go!


     Sturgeon Fishing Information: We start fishing for sturgeon from mid May through July. Keeper sturgeon sizing ranges between 45-60 inches. Many days we catch 40- 60 fish. We fish a lot in shallow water which is really a lot of fun.
     There is no better place to fish for Fresh White Sturgeon in the United States than the lower Columbia River. Fish are available for many months and provide great sport fishing. Both retention seasons ...... (to see the rest of this information please visit our Sturgeon Fishing Information page).

     Spring Salmon Fishing Information: Springers are without a doubt the best eating fish there is. Sizes range from 15-40 lbs. We start fishing for them mid March. Spring Chinook Salmon fishing on the lower Columbia River runs from March through May depending upon the seasons set by the State of Oregon & Washington. These prized Salmon are sought after because of their amazing taste. Of course they fight like crazy with long power runs. The ...... (to see the rest of this information please visit our Spring Salmon Fishing Information page).

     Summer Salmon And Fall Chinook Salmon Fishing Information:
The ocean opens starting around the lst of July. We can fish there through mid August for kings St silvers. Buoy 10 opens August 1st & fishing usually stays good through mid September. During the months of July and August is prime time for fishing both Chinook and Silver Salmon ...... (to see the rest of this information please visit our Summer Salmon And Fall Chinook Salmon Fishing page).

Crab Fishing & Razor Clam Information:
Let's look at the locations on the North Coast. For those who wish to charter a crabbing adventure or have your own vessel, who have the experience and who are large enough for the bar crossings in Garibaldi or the Columbia River Bar can have or who would like to charter a crabbing trip  ...... (to see the rest of this information please visit our Crab Fishing & Razor Clam Information page).

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