Cast your line into any of the numerous lakes and rivers surrounding Skamania Lodge for ideal Columbia River Gorge fishing. There are countless sites for fishing along the Gorge section of the Columbia. Fish that can be caught include smallmouth and largemouth bass, panfish, walleye, and shad.
River trout, salmon, and steelhead will fight the rapids (and you) in the Wind River, Hood River, White Salmon, Deschutes, or Klickitat rivers. The Sandy is one of the top ten steelhead rivers in Oregon. Worms will attract the smallmouth bass in ponds along the Columbia River or you can bankfish for sturgeon near Bonneville Dam.
Sturgeons are commonly found above and below Bonneville Dam just minutes form Skamania Lodge. Year-round sturgeon fishing is available below Bonneville Dam but is subject to current licensing and catch limit regulations.
FISHING SITES IN THE WASHINGTON SECTION OF THE GORGE:
FISHING SITES IN THE OREGON SECTION OF THE GORGE:
Fishing the Gorge
Professionally guided Columbia River salmon, steelhead and sturgeon fishing just 20min. from Skamania Lodge. As a first class guest of Fishing the Gorge, you will experience outstanding personalized service onboard our beautiful 24' Alumaweld Formula Vee. We create a fun and relaxed environment for all ages and skill levels.
Free complimentary shuttle from lodge.
Guided fishing trips in the Columbia River Gorge all year long, Salmon, Steelhead and Sturgeon fishing trips as they are in season. Cost is $100 for half day trips and $150 for a full 8 hour fishing trips. Advanced reservations required by calling 541.375.0717. Complimentary shuttle from Skamania Lodge. www.AlwaysCatchin.com
KD Guide Service
Guided fishing in the Columbia River and surrounding areas. Come fish the spectacular Columbia River for Sturgeon, Salmon, and Steelhead. The Columbia River holds the largest population of White Sturgeon in North America. Keeper Sturgeon, (42-60 inches), or trophy fish you can battle and release. You can fish for Over-size that are over 15 feet long and will make your heart pump and arms tired for a big game fishing experience. Spring and Fall runs of Chinook Salmon provide the best fishing in the Northwest. The Summer run of Steelhead is an exciting experience not to be missed. The Columbia River Gorge is just minutes from Portland and a few hours from Seattle.
Advanced reservations are required by calling 541-490-8397 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact KD Guide Services for pricing. Learn more at http://kdguide.com/
Big Fish Guide Service
Guided fishing in the Columbia River and surrounding areas. $150 without lunch, $165 with lunch and license. Advanced reservations required, please call 541-380-1415 or 866-413-5865. www.bigfishguideservice.com
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