Portland Fishing Report (2024 Spring Salmon Season)

Welcome to my 2024 fishing reports for the Portland/Vancouver area, with an emphasis on the nearby Columbia and Willamette Rivers.

Right now, this report will focus mostly on spring chinook salmon fishing, which is just beginning for the year. I will share my first-hand experience guiding on these rivers as well as my network of guides and friends I’ve developed in the local fishing community after guiding here for a quarter century.

Welcome to my 2024 fishing reports for the Portland/Vancouver area, with an emphasis on the nearby Columbia and Willamette Rivers. Right now, this report will focus mostly on spring chinook salmon fishing, which is just beginning for the year. I will share my...

2024 Columbia River Spring Chinook Season

Oregon and Washington fisheries managers have now approved a 2024 Columbia River spring chinook fishing season that will be open every day through Friday, April 5.

The Columbia River Compact on February 21 adopted those dates as presented in a staff fact sheet, according to a report in Northwest Sportsman magazine.

Oregon and Washington fisheries managers have now approved a 2024 Columbia River spring chinook fishing season that will be open every day through Friday, April 5. The Columbia River Compact on February 21 adopted those dates as presented in a staff fact sheet,...

My Favorite Restaurants in Portland, Oregon

After a day of fishing with Marvin’s Guide Service on the Willamette or Columbia Rivers near Portland, Oregon, you might be wondering where to find a good Restaurants in and around Portland Oregon.

After a day of fishing with Marvin’s Guide Service on the Willamette or Columbia Rivers near Portland, Oregon, you might be wondering where to find a good Restaurants in and around Portland Oregon.

Columbia River Fishing Report (2023)

As a Portland-based fishing guide, fishing on the Columbia River is my bread and butter. I’ve been fishing this river since I was a kid and guiding it now for well over two decades.

As a Portland-based fishing guide, fishing on the Columbia River is my bread and butter. I’ve been fishing this river since I was a kid and guiding it now for well over two decades.

Oregon Crabbing Report for 2023 (Frequent Updates)

Oregon Crabbing Report for 2023 (Frequent Updates)

As I’ve been doing with Buoy 10 fishing reports, I’m now starting a new Oregon crabbing report during the prime fall crabbing months.

I primarily crab at the mouth of the Columbia River and, at times, offshore from the Astoria area when I have my boat moored at Hammond Marina. I also have offered fall crabbing trips in Tillamook Bay when I’m down in Garibaldi.

As I’ve been doing with Buoy 10 fishing reports, I’m now starting a new Oregon crabbing report during the prime fall crabbing months. I primarily crab at the mouth of the Columbia River and, at times, offshore from the Astoria area when I have my boat...

Buoy 10 Fishing Report for 2024 (Frequent Updates)

I will again be providing regular fishing reports for this year’s Buoy 10 salmon fishing season right here, based on my own success as well as how my many guide friends are doing.

I will again be providing regular fishing reports for this year’s Buoy 10 salmon fishing season right here, based on my own success as well as how my many guide friends are doing.
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