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04 - Longview Bridge to I5 Bridge Fishing Reports

By: tmanh2o
Posted: 4/7/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/3/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Hello NWFR, Was on the water last Wednesday and went out on a Guided fishing adventure. Of course we were targeting the wonderful Springer Chinooks. We met our guide and his boat ready to go a...
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Posted: 4/6/2019
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/4/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Larger fish showing up daily. Surprised to see so many fish over 12lbs. Landed a 18# yesterday and a #14 today. Wind and Rain have moved in and the Columbia River will be rising a few feet in the nex...
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Posted: 4/2/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had the pleasure of jumping on a buddies boat today on the Columbia River near Portland. We had a decent day going 2-3 with 3 rods fishing. Fish were caught today downstream trolling herring. My boa...
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By: erick442
Posted: 3/19/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So after a month of straight remodeling the house then a month gone to CA., I spent Saturday rebuilding the Carb on the kicker motor in hopes of getting out on the river for Springer's. Not that I ha...
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Posted: 3/16/2018
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/16/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I decided to try for the springers today with hopes of hitting them early. I went down to Ridgefield with my buddy Lonzo and we launched the boat about 7:30, fished till 2 in the afternoon. We tried s...
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By: SFCMcGan
Posted: 10/22/2017
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the Willow Grove launch before daylight... few boats in line. Got on the water quickly, headed to a spot just down river.. Rain and wind ... got to our planned spot, already a line of boats alo...
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Posted: 9/21/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/21/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fishing is getting better each day. With the recent rain it has cooled down the water and helped to move more fish into the system. Trolling has been best, using Shortbus 360 flashers and Brad's min...
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Posted: 7/28/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/25/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We are wrapping up fishing on the Columbia for Steelhead and will be setting up for Buoy 10. Steelhead fishing this year was fair, we where able to get some nice fish but had to work for them. We ar...
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Posted: 6/24/2017
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hi all, Great day... 3 hits one to the boat 25lb wild so let it go. One monster hit and snapped a bead chain. The other shook off early in the fight. Took a buddy who has only trout fished. Think h...
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Posted: 6/17/2017
Species: Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Hello All, Hate giving it a 2 when salmon fishing but hooked only one. It was a keeper! Wasnt marking a lot and only watched on other hook up. Fished all morning, took a bit to learn how my depth w...
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By: SFCMcGan
Posted: 3/5/2017
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/4/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Buddy and me headed down to the Longview boat launch (which is awesome). linked up with a couple of awesome guys that fish the heck out of the Columbia! Put the boat in around 9am and headed out to se...
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Posted: 9/26/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/24/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Just when you think the fishing will be starting to slow more start showing up. We have been getting great Chinook and a few Coho in the Columbia. This week I will still be fishing the Columbia and ...
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Posted: 9/20/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/19/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Spent the last few days trolling for Chinook on the Columbia. Bite is best around the tide changes using Pro Troll and Brad's Super Bait. Water Temp has started to cool making the fish more active. ...
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Posted: 9/5/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/30/2016
Hot Spots: 0
left my house at about noon to go down and fish by the mouth of the cowlitz. had camp set up by 3 at the paradise point state park. Me and my fishing partner were bored so we went to rainier,oregon to...
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Posted: 7/18/2016
Species: Other
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/17/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Tried our hand at catching "Squawfish" or Northern Pikeminnow for any of you who prefer to be politically correct. Had no earthly idea what I was doing but here is what I learned... 1) Squawfish li...
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Posted: 3/23/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/23/2016
Hot Spots: 0
We picked up a nice 14 lb buck today out on the Columbia. It crushed a chartreuse with Pro Cure anise green label herring on a custom Fish Flash. This 11 year old Natalee Yoakum's first Spring Chinook...
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Posted: 3/8/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/5/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Spring isn't here yet but some of the fish are. Hooked into 4 Chinook on the lower Columbia out of Kalama last Monday. In 4 trips now we hooked into 10 kings. Lost a few, sea lion took another and to...
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By: tishka1
Posted: 7/24/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/24/2015
Hot Spots: 0
i was fishing in 49 feet of water, up tide on columbia near Lewis River mouth washington side. had one bite on a wooble lure made by brad's it was green and black dot in the middle with a side black s...
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Posted: 5/19/2015
Species: Other
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/19/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Holy wow, where do I start. I have had good days for pikeminnow bounty fishing. But today took the cake! I wen through a brand new dozen count worms in 2 hours. The bite was on! Fished kalama marina a...
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By: tyee4me
Posted: 4/22/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/11/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Woke up at 4:30am drove from Longview, WA to Warren, OR where we met our guide. We spent most of the day trolling up and down the Columbia. We seen 2 fish taken by boats and 4 fish taken by Sea Lions!...
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By: Ganno
Posted: 3/28/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/27/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Launched At Kalama marina 7AM to a clear but foggy morning no GPS so decided to head straight across to the island as visibility was limited. Set up a downstream troll using fish flash and dyed blue ...
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By: Ganno
Posted: 3/1/2015
Species: Sturgeon
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/28/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Needed a tug on my fishing rod so decided to fish sturgeon in the Kalama area as this is usually a sure thing you cant keep them but fun to catch. Was fishing by 9AM at a spot that normally produces...
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Posted: 7/6/2014
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/4/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Brought one home lost two others spin glo and coon tail shrimp
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Posted: 6/23/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/18/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Pretty good on the Columbia right now. Fished three days last week with an old buddy that lives in Columbia City Oregon, his boat, launched at Goble. Fished K14's in 14-15 FOW in the Kalama area. Not ...
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Posted: 8/3/2013
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/31/2013
Hot Spots: 0
In 3 days during the week of July 22 my son and his buddies from work put over 20 summer run to the net and kept 10 marked fish. Fished below mouth of the Cowlitz. Thought I'd try it on my son's nex...
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