Portland Oregon Fishing Guides

Portland Area Fishing Guides

Hook’em Up Guide Service is Portland Oregon’s premier fishing guide and charter service. We offer guided trips on all parts of the Columbia River as well as the Willamette River in the Portland area. We help anglers catch a variety of fish including Coho Salmon, King Salmon, Steelhead, & Sturgeon.

If your have questions, call (503) 575-8755 or shoot us an email.

Portland Fishing Trip Guide


November 2022-  We are currently fishing for Sturgeon here in the Portland area.  The Fall Season has been producing some beautiful fish already. We will be chasing these tough fighting prehistoric fish through the Winter and into the Spring months.  These fish are catch and release only but make for an action packed exciting day of fishing.  Fun for all ages and skill levels.  We anchor and bottom fish with baits such as herring and smelt.  Our Sturgeon boat has a top and heater and can hold up to 6 clients on a trip.

Winter Steehead Season is right around the corner.  January, February and March.  We offer two types of trips.

  Driftboat trips on the Wilson and Nestucca Rivers.  1-2 hours from Portland.  Drifting down the rapids casting baits and lures as we enjoy a tranquil day floating the small Oregon Streams.  Up to 3 clients on a trip. 

We also offer Jetboat trips for Steelhead in the Portland area on the Clackamas River.  Running the rapids with the wind in your face.  It’s exhilarating.  Super fun Winter activity.  Steelhead fishing is a very hands on fishery.  Up to 4 clients on a trip. 

 Give us a call or Email and we can get you out on the water for a fun fishing adventure here in Oregon.

Portland Coho Salmon Trips


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Portland has a number of places to fish nearby. The three major bodies of water we fish include the Columbia, Clackamas, and Willamette Rivers. Depending on the season, we fish different sections of the rivers. They produce trophy Salmon (Coho and Chinook), Steelhead trout, Sturgeon, and Walleye.

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Astoria offers some of the most beautiful scenery and best fishing Oregon has to offer. It’s world-famous for the massive salmon run at the end of the summer. We spend nearly 60 days a year guiding anglers on the Columbia River near Astoria to guarantee our customers the best experience.

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The Tillamook Bay is famous for much more than just cheese, it also provides some of the best fishing Oregon has to offer. The bay is fed by a number of different rivers, making it an ideal place for fish to live and breed. It’s also an added benefit that you can go check out the cheese factory!

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The Columbia River is rather large and we fish the majority of it. We take groups to catch Coho Salmon, Chinook Salmon, Sturgeon, and Steelhead trout. The most popular locations are near Portland and down in the Astoria area.

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Buoy 10 is found where the Columbia River lets into the ocean. The very specific location is world-famous for having some of the best salmon fishing. In addition, its a great place to catch dungeness crab. The best times are July to September.

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The Wilson River leads into the Tillamook Bay. It’s extremely popular for those seeking out steelhead trout but is also good for catching winter Steelhead, cohos and Kings. Hook’em up offers scenic and personal drift boat trips down the Wilson and Nestucca. 

Portland Salmon Fishing Trips



Our Spring Salmon season starts mid March and continues into July. King Salmon & White Sturgeon combo trips are available in the Spring. The fishing is often action packed, some days with multiple rods HOOKED UP at once. Some days we have to really work for those bites. Sturgeon are primarily catch and release only.  An angry Salmon or Sturgeon darting side to side, jumping and peeling line always gets the heart pumping.  A strong powerful and fierce battle.


The Summer season we fish the Portland and the coastal waters near Astoria. The Hammond Marina is our home base when fishing at the coast.  It’s a 2 hour drive from Portland.  In Portland we operate out of the Hayden Bay Marina on the Columbia River. Only 10-15 minutes from Downtown. Free parking, clean restrooms dockside, ice machines, and fish cleaning area is what you can expect with us. All fishing gear is provided.    We work with other top local guides. If you have a large group in need of multiple boats, we can put it all together for you.

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On all our trips we supply the highest quality fishing gear and bait.  We keep our boats and gear clean and well maintained.  We take pride in being sure everything is ready to go when you arrive. We even sell fishing licenses onboard the boat.  We love helping people catch trophy fish.  The Excitement! The Adrenaline Rush! It’s Awesome!

Being a part in someone catching their first Salmon or Sturgeon is what we’re passionate about. We strive to make sure everyone feels safe, comfortable and is having a good experience.   Our goal is not to just catch fish but to have fun and share a few laughs together as well. It’s great for visitors of Portland to see the city area from the river.  Fishing with us is like fishing with a friend and we wouldn’t want it any other way.  Join us on a fun adventure of fishing here in Portland Oregon.

Portland Sturgeon Fishing Trips

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Phone: (503) 575-8755

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Portland Oregon King Salmon Fishing Guide Services