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The best salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and bottom fishing.

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It’s All Good Guide Service offers guided salmon, steelhead, sturgeon and bottom fishing trips out of Portland, Astoria, and Garibaldi.

Corporate Fishing Trip

Corporate Outings

Reward time, team building, or just getting people together in an environment away from the daily grind. A professional guided fishing trip is a memorable experience!

A Great Day for Everyone!

A corporate outing is a great team reward or client entertainment opportunity. By reserving your trip with It’s All Good Guide Service, the boat will only have people related to your business on board. It’s a great time to build relationships between customers or fellow employees.

Fishing guide for private outing

Private Groups

Friends, families or new acquaintances will enjoy special time together. Your fishing guide takes care of 'how to do it,' leaving you to enjoy the experience!

Enjoy a Day on the Water!

Rely on your professional fishing guide at It’s All Good Guide Service to enjoy a successful day of fishing. The most important focus is that you have quality time together. Fishing together is one of the best ways to create long-term memories. Give us a call to book your trip today.

Chinook salmon fishing Portland
Spring Chinook
Season runs March through June: Columbia and Willamette Rivers
Fall Chinook
Season runs September through November: Pacific Ocean, Columbia River from Astoria to Bonneville Dam and Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi, Oregon.
Guided Sturgeon Fishing
Unbelievable!
June and July fishing trips offered. Sturgeon feed in 2-4 feet of water. Known to explode out of water as the "Tarpon of the West."
Sturgeon

World-class fish! Can live up to 100 years old. Guided trips on the Columbia River.

The Columbia River is the best fishery in the Pacific Northwest for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon. Book your trip to secure your spot.

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The Columbia and Willamette rivers are home to some of the finest runs of salmon, steelhead and sturgeon anywhere in the world. The Columbia river receives water from tributaries in seven states as well as British Columbia, Canada. It is the fourth largest river by volume in North America. The Columbia river watershed extends from the Canadian Rockies in British Columbia to the Pacific ocean near Astoria, Oregon.

When you book with me, my goal is to provide you a great day of fishing. The Columbia, Willamette, Astoria and Garibaldi fisheries are world-class. It would be a privilege to share that experience with you. I offer corporate trips for client entertainment or team rewards, as well as private group outings for sports fishermen of all ages.

“I am your professional fishing guide for Portland, Astoria and Garibaldi. Let’s make it a great day on the water.” — Rob Bignall

Salmon

Our Chinook and Silver salmon have a three to five year migration pattern, returning from the Pacific Ocean.

Salmon Fishing

Weighing in from 8 – 35+ pounds, Chinook and Silver salmon are full of fight and chrome-bright when returning to their home waters.

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Steelhead

They are the 'King' of the Rainbow trout world: a Rainbow trout that migrates to the Pacific Ocean.

Steelhead Fishing

They are a Winter- and Summer-run fish, requiring the use of light tackle and finesse to land.

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Sturgeon

The 'Dinosaur' of the fishing world. Sturgeon reproduce at the early age of 35 and live well into their 100's.

Sturgeon Fishing

Our catch-and-release fishery allows for lots of action and picture-taking opportunities.

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Bottom Fish

Fishing for a variety of Sea Bass, Cabazon, Ling Cod and numerous Rock fish is certain to fill your quota.

Bottom Fishing

They are all ‘White fish of the Sea.’ Very popular eating and thus are prized by anglers.

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Book your guided fishing trip to secure your spot

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Recent Reviews for It’s All Good Guide Service

Fishing guide review

“Had a great time salmon fishing. All the gear was pre set, boat was really nice, and Rob cleaned up the fish right on site. Definitely worth another trip!.”

KEVIN HOLTZMAN, Pacific Grand Real Estate
Guided fishing review

“My girlfriend and I went out with ‘it’s all good guide service’ We had the most amazing time because of Rob. If you’re looking for a fishing guide you have to use ‘it’s all good guide service’.”

TIM BESHEONE, S.D. Deacon Corp.

“Always knows where the firsh are! Out of 40 boats in the bay, 7 fish were caught and TWO of those were on our boat. Rob’s THE MAN!”

JON HULL, Guild Mortgage

“Great fisherman and knowledgeable guide anywhere in Oregon. Supplies top of the line fishing gear for his clients to use. Would recommend his services to anyone wanting to experience the waters in Oregon.”

JON KARI, EIS Diesel Service

Columbia River Salmon Fishing Guide News

  • Salmon guide on the Columbia River Oregon

A Season for Every Salmon on the Columbia River

July 20th, 2018|2 Comments

There’s a season for every salmon on the Columbia River, and with the right salmon fishing guide you can make every guided fishing trip memorable. Today we’ll take a look at the three main salmon seasons on the Columbia River, each of which has its own distinct seasonal characteristics.

  • Chinook Upriver Brights on Columbia

Upriver Brights: Fishing Fall-Run Salmon on the Columbia River

May 25th, 2018|1 Comment

Fall-run Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) on the Columbia River are known for their size—they are arguably the largest fish of the three major runs—and their ferocity on the hook. The fishery for fall-run Chinooks on the Columbia River is defined by Buoy 10, which often serves as the fishery’s namesake. Because the Buoy

  • June Hogs Summer Chinook

Fishing June Hogs on the Columbia River

May 25th, 2018|2 Comments

The summer runs of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) are something of a Pacific Northwestern icon. Dubbed “June hogs” for their immense size, in the 19th century these fish commonly reached three to four feet in length and attained weights of over 60 pounds. But then came the canning industry, which put millions upon millions