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Hook’em Up Guide Service is excited to share our vast knowledge of fishing the many waters of Oregon with you in our blog. Follow to learn about locations, techniques, and lots of information about the areas we enjoy fishing.

Where You Can Go Crabbing in Tillamook Bay

Where You Can Go Crabbing in Tillamook Bay

Where You Can Go Crabbing in Tillamook Bay   Tillamook Bay, situated along the picturesque Oregon coast, is renowned for its abundant seafood harvests, including the prized Dungeness crab. Crabbing offers anglers a unique opportunity to enjoy the thrill of the...

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The Effective Salmon Strategies at Buoy 10 Revealed

The Effective Salmon Strategies at Buoy 10 Revealed

The Effective Salmon Strategies at Buoy 10 Revealed   Nestled at the mouth of the mighty Columbia River, Buoy 10 stands as a legendary battleground for salmon anglers. Every year, thousands flock to this iconic fishery, drawn by the promise of trophy Chinook and...

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Sturgeon Fishing in Portland: Your Ultimate Guide

Sturgeon Fishing in Portland: Your Ultimate Guide

Sturgeon Fishing in Portland: Your Ultimate Guide   Portland, Oregon, situated in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a plethora of natural wonders and exciting activities. Among these, sturgeon fishing stands out as an...

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Steelhead Fishing Tactics in Portland’s Waters

Steelhead Fishing Tactics in Portland’s Waters

Steelhead Fishing Tactics in Portland's Waters   Portland, Oregon, is a haven for avid anglers seeking the thrill of steelhead fishing. The region's rivers, including the renowned Columbia and Willamette, provide the perfect backdrop for an exhilarating angling...

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Famous Buoy 10 Fishing Seasons: A Comprehensive Guide

Famous Buoy 10 Fishing Seasons: A Comprehensive Guide

Famous Buoy 10 Fishing Seasons: A Comprehensive Guide   Nestled at the confluence of the Columbia River and the Pacific Ocean, Buoy 10 stands as a renowned fishing location celebrated among anglers for its abundant salmon runs and exhilarating fishing seasons....

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Kayak Fishing Hotspots In and Around Portland

Kayak Fishing Hotspots In and Around Portland

Kayak Fishing Hotspots In and Around Portland   Portland, Oregon, known for its lush greenery, vibrant culture, and stunning waterfront, offers a kayak fishing experience like no other. With its numerous rivers, lakes, and coastal areas, the city and its...

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12 Unconventional Fishing Spots in Portland

12 Unconventional Fishing Spots in Portland

12 Unconventional Fishing Spots in the Portland Area   When it comes to fishing in the Portland area, most people think of the well-known spots like the Willamette River or the Columbia River. However, for those seeking a more unique and off-the-beaten-path...

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Your Ultimate Guide to Fishing in Columbia River

Your Ultimate Guide to Fishing in Columbia River

Your Ultimate Guide to Fishing in Columbia River   The Columbia River, stretching over 1,200 miles from the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Ocean, is not only one of the longest rivers in North America but also a prime destination for fishing enthusiasts. With...

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The Best Seafood You Can Find in Portland

The Best Seafood You Can Find in Portland

The Best Seafood You Can Find in Portland Portland, Oregon, is renowned for its vibrant food scene, and seafood enthusiasts are in for a treat when visiting this Pacific Northwest gem. With its proximity to the bountiful Pacific Ocean, Portland offers a wide array of...

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The Portland Travel Guide Any Angler Needs

The Portland Travel Guide Any Angler Needs

The Portland Travel Guide Any Angler Needs   Welcome to Portland, a vibrant city nestled in the Pacific Northwest that offers not only a thriving urban culture but also incredible opportunities for anglers. From its scenic rivers and lakes to its nearby coastal...

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A Guide to Bonneville Dam Sturgeon Fishing

A Guide to Bonneville Dam Sturgeon Fishing

A Guide to Bonneville Dam Sturgeon Fishing   You have probably heard about how the Bonneville Dam is one of the best places to catch sturgeon in North America. This dam is located on the Columbia River between the states of Oregon and Washington, built in the...

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Steelhead Fishing Near Portland

Steelhead Fishing Near Portland

Steelhead Fishing Near Portland   Portland is known for its cool, rainy weather, along with the many fishing opportunities – including steelhead. It’s thanks to Portland’s rainy weather that brings both salmon and steelhead into the waters! But don’t worry about...

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Columbia River King Salmon Fishing in 2023

Columbia River King Salmon Fishing in 2023

Columbia River King Salmon Fishing in 2023   Columbia River king salmon fishing is looking excellent this 2023! Born Oregon and Washington fish managers are expecting a large run of salmon heading to the Columbia River and its tributaries this year, predicting...

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Fish to Catch in the Tillamook Bay

Fish to Catch in the Tillamook Bay

Fish to Catch in the Tillamook Bay   When in the Portland area, one of the most popular activities to do is fishing, and for many great reasons. With so many spectacular fishing spots in the state, there will always be something for every type of angler. Whether...

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Tillamook Bay Fishing Regulations

Tillamook Bay Fishing Regulations

Tillamook Bay Fishing Regulations   Are you planning on heading to Tillamook Bay to enjoy all that fishing action? You're in for a treat, as most of the bays in the Northwest Zone are home to marine perch, rockfish, crabs, clams, and a lot more seasons all year....

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Catching Sturgeon Near Portland Oregon

Catching Sturgeon Near Portland Oregon

Catching Sturgeon Near Portland Oregon   Catching sturgeon near Portland Oregon is almost like an art. It's also most certainly a workout and a sight to behold. Sturgeons are quite rare, giving them a mythical reputation around North America. Because of that,...

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Chinook Salmon Fishing on the Columbia River

Chinook Salmon Fishing on the Columbia River

Chinook Salmon Fishing on the Columbia River Did you know that the Columbia River is the largest waterway around the Pacific Northwest? But this isn’t the only reason why this river is so popular! The Columbia River is home to world-famous fish species that thousands...

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Portland Oregon Fishing Regulations

Portland Oregon Fishing Regulations

Portland Oregon Fishing Regulations Portland, Oregon is an amazing fishing destination known for how its waters teem with trout, salmon, crappie, catfish, bass, and more. That’s why Oregon is a natural haven for anglers around the world. If you're planning an ultimate...

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Columbia River Steelhead Fishing 2022

Columbia River Steelhead Fishing 2022

Columbia River Steelhead Fishing 2022 Are you planning to go to Columbia River for some fishing action? Then one of the fish you should target is steelhead trout, known for their fun fight and delicious meat! Whether it’s your first time to fish or have been fishing...

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Fish to Catch in Astoria Oregon and When to Target Them!

Fish to Catch in Astoria Oregon and When to Target Them!

Fish to Catch in Astoria Oregon and When to Target Them! One of the best places to go fishing is in Astoria, Oregon. It’s home to some of the best fishing opportunities in the state! It’s one of the many reasons why anglers head to the area, especially for a deep sea...

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A Guide to Columbia River Salmon Fishing 2022

A Guide to Columbia River Salmon Fishing 2022

A Guide to Columbia River Salmon Fishing 2022 Did you know that the Columbia River is Pacific Northwest’s largest waterway? However, this isn’t what this river is well-known for. The Columbia River is also home to some of the most popular fish species around the...

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Fish to Catch on a Columbia River Fishing Charter

Fish to Catch on a Columbia River Fishing Charter

Fish to Catch on a Columbia River Fishing Charter One of the ultimate fishing spots any angler would want to visit is the Columbia River. It’s a fantastic body of water with a ton of fishing opportunities all year long. Whether you fish from the banks or on a boat...

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Astoria Oregon Fishing Regulations

Astoria Oregon Fishing Regulations

Astoria Oregon Fishing Regulations Astoria Oregon is a special place when it comes to fishing. It has a unique location on the banks of the Columbia River, making Astoria an excellent launch location. Because of that, you can expect a myriad of fishing opportunities...

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Coho Salmon Fishing Near Portland Oregon

Coho Salmon Fishing Near Portland Oregon

Coho Salmon Fishing Near Portland Oregon Anglers who are heading to Portland are likely to target coho salmon. Also known as silvers, coho salmon are acrobatic fighting fish, making them a huge hit among Oregon anglers. For those living outside Oregon, you’re likely...

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Fish to Catch in Portland Oregon

Fish to Catch in Portland Oregon

Fish to Catch in Portland Oregon Fishing is one of the more popular pastimes in Oregon, with locals and tourists getting in on the action with so many fish to catch in Portland. There are many spots around Portland, from inshore to offshore, freshwater to saltwater,...

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What to Look for in a Portland Fishing Guide

What to Look for in a Portland Fishing Guide

What to Look for in a Portland Fishing Guide Whether it’s your first time traveling to Portland or you’ve been there a couple of times, you most likely won’t be that familiar with the waters, especially if you aren’t a local. That’s where a Portland fishing guide...

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Tips and Tricks to Catching Salmon in Astoria Oregon

Tips and Tricks to Catching Salmon in Astoria Oregon

Tips and Tricks to Catching Salmon in Astoria Oregon Catching salmon in Astoria Oregon is quite an adventure! Imagine the huge rush of silvery salmon and the thrill you feel during the summer season as over a million fish swim toward you. In Astoria, it’s the return...

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A Quick Guide on Salmon Fishing in the Portland Area

A Quick Guide on Salmon Fishing in the Portland Area

A Quick Guide on Salmon Fishing in the Portland Area Salmon is one of the common and popular species in the Portland area. That’s right, Portland is an amazing city filled with numerous tourist attractions and fishing opportunities! That’s why it’s worth salmon...

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A Quick Guide to Portland Area Fishing Charters

A Quick Guide to Portland Area Fishing Charters

A Quick Guide to Portland Area Fishing Charters Portland is one of the top fishing spots in Oregon, with fertile seas and rivers offering vast opportunities for local anglers and tourists alike. Whether you love inshore fishing or deep-sea fishing, there are numerous...

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Best Times and Techniques to Catch Salmon Near Portland

Best Times and Techniques to Catch Salmon Near Portland

Best Times and Techniques to Catch Salmon Near Portland Portland is one of the many beautiful cities worth visiting and not only for its tourist attractions. They are also known for their excellent salmon fishing action. If you're targeting salmon, then Portland is...

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How to Prepare for Your Next Portland Fishing Charter

How to Prepare for Your Next Portland Fishing Charter

How to Prepare for Your Next Portland Fishing Charter So, you’ve already booked your trip to Portland, along with your slot for your chosen fishing charter. You must be brimming with excitement! But that excitement may come with a bit of nervousness, especially if...

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Astoria Crabbing Charter

Astoria Crabbing Charter

Crabbing in Astoria, Oregon Astoria, Oregon is quite popular for a lot of reasons but it isn't always most well known for it's crabbing. Generally speaking, Astoria is known for it's world class Coho and Chinook Salmon fishing, the famous Buoy 10, and one of the...

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Buoy 10 Columbia River Fishing

Buoy 10 Columbia River Fishing

Buoy 10 Columbia River Fishing If you are looking to fish the famous Buoy 10, you will most likely fly in to the Porland Airport (PBX) and then make a two hour drive to Astoria. If you are a Goonies fan like we are, you most likely recognize Astoria, Oregon. It's one...

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Sturgeon Fishing the Columbia River 2022

Sturgeon Fishing the Columbia River 2022

Sturgeon Fishing the Columbia River 2022 Fishing for the great white sturgeon is why many anglers visit Portland, Oregon. This is because Portland is central to some of the best Sturgeon fishing waters, not only in the United States, but in the entire world! The most...

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Fishing Charters Near the Portland Airport

Fishing Charters Near the Portland Airport

Fishing Opportunities Near the PDX Airport Few people may realize that there are amazing fishing opportunites within minutes of the Portland, Oregon airport. Portland is home to the mighty Columbia River as well as the famous Willamette River. Both rivers offer...

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Portland Fishing Trips

Portland Fishing Trips

Portland Fishing Trips with Hook'em Up Guide Service First of all, thanks for checking out our blog. It has been a long-time coming and we are excited to share our knowledge and expertise with you and your friends. We have been guiding fishing charters in Oregon for...

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