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Area 1 Ilwaco Fishing Reports

Posted: 5/26/2019
Species: Halibut
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2019
Hot Spots: 1
After enduring two rainy windy days down at Tillamook that included a bar closure it was a blessed relief to arrive at Ilwaco with a forecast of sunny skies and calm winds. Time to go halibut fishing!...
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Posted: 12/1/2018
Species: surf perch
Rating: 2
Fished: 11/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
This is a late report for a weekend getaway of fishing at Long Beach for red tail surf perch. JoAnn, the dogs, and I loaded up the car and hit the road - and Friday evening traffic - for a weekend ...
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Posted: 10/1/2018
Species: Other
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/29/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Surfperch are so much fun. If you like the beach and fishing than they are for you. I took the kids camping on last time at Cape Disappointment State Park. I had a fishing session on Saturday a...
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By: TomA
Posted: 8/8/2018
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Off the lighthouse in 85-100 feet water. 10 to the boat to get 4 hatchery coho. All fish in the top 25 foot of water Inline shortbus flasher and 12 oz lead dropper. Very consistent action
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Posted: 2/4/2018
Species: Clams
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Hey All! We tried razor clamming Thursday night but too stormy. Friday night Was much better wether, almost calm and the rain stopped, but we couldn't even find one show. We started 3 hours before low...
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Posted: 8/16/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/14/2016
Hot Spots: 0
It had been a couple of years since my previous charter out of Ilwaco for salmon. On that occasion we had gale+ winds, but the fishing was awesome! This time around, I checked the reports more closely...
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Posted: 7/26/2016
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/24/2016
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Sunday morning till 9:45 am with my brother, got the lines in the water at 6:15 at 240ft on downriggers baited with cut herring and a fish flash (color didn't matter) as soon as the line and do...
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By: Toni
Posted: 7/15/2016
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/14/2016
Hot Spots: 1
I had the extraordinary chance to go fishing on a charter with a group of people from NorthwestFishing Reports.Com. I got up at 1am left at 2am to drive down to Ilwaco and after some foggy places a ...
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Posted: 2/7/2016
Species: Clams
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/6/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Day Two! Much better! Wind calmed down, sun even peeked out a few times. We spent the morning hours roaming the peninsula. Hit the local bakery(that place is amazing) and tried clamming again. Low...
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Posted: 2/5/2016
Species: Clams
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/5/2016
Hot Spots: 0
Drove down for the evening tide razor clam dig today(Friday). Didn't really check the wether........ it's blowing about 40mph (feels like more!) and the beach is a giant sand blaster!! Don't look int...
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By: capers26
Posted: 8/4/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/1/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the opener and the day after at Ilwaco. Fishing was slower than usual, but we expected it since we normally make this trip later in the year. We used to do this fishery and many others in my da...
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Posted: 7/13/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/5/2015
Hot Spots: 1
The old saying one door closing can mean another one opening certainly rang true for a group of Northwest Fishing Reports anglers this weekend. Our group had a trip/video planned to fish tuna with...
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Posted: 7/6/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/6/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Salmon fishing continues to be red hot. All of our boats were in early with limits of coho and some chinook mixed in. The weather was overcast and the bar again was tough with a large swell and over ...
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Posted: 7/4/2015
Species: Black Rockfish
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/4/2015
Hot Spots: 0
A strong ebb on the bar made for a tuff crossing. The ocean was good with 5 to 7 foot swell. It's about a 2 hr. ride to Tillamook head where the black rock were stacked up for a rapid fire shoot out ...
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Posted: 6/30/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 4
Fished: 6/27/2015
Hot Spots: 0
The only reason this report is not a 5+ is due to the weather. We had strong northwest winds creating uncomfortable fishing. However the fishing was amazing. We landed over 130 salmon in a day when t...
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Posted: 6/26/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/25/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Another great day on the water. A little more swell on the ocean. We didn't have time for pictures. The action was fast and furious. We only had 5 customers on board plus to crew. We had to land 44 ...
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Posted: 6/24/2015
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/23/2015
Hot Spots: 0
A perfect "10". It just doesn't get any better than this. The morning sky is clear. A young family going out salmon fishing for the first time find a calm ocean and great fishing landing 6 chinook an...
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Posted: 6/22/2015
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/22/2015
Hot Spots: 0
What a great day of fishing. Steady action in the morning made for a nice catch of Coho and Chinook salmon. We had a mix of six Chinook and twelve coho along with several native coho and undersized C...
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Posted: 5/12/2015
Species: Halibut
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/10/2015
Hot Spots: 0
Captain Perry VanOver Charter Vessel Sea Breeze Sunday morning we left the Port of Ilwaco in pursuit of Halibut. The bar crossing and sea conditions were smooth and we loaded up on halibut in four...
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Posted: 5/12/2015
Species: Halibut
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/10/2015
Hot Spots: 0
This is Pat Schenk, owner of Sea Breeze Charters in Ilwaco Washington. Friday I took 4 on a hook and release sturgeon trip. I fished north of Astoria Megler bridge. The weather was perfect and we land...
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By: schu7498
Posted: 9/13/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/13/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Danny and I had a rare 2 days off in a row. So we decided to take a small trip to ilwaco and fish for coho off of the north jetty. North jetty is located in Cape Disappointment state park so you will ...
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By: stryker17
Posted: 9/5/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/5/2014
Hot Spots: 0
Much slower today........at least for us,,,,,,,,,wind chop 2 ft to 4 ft......really hard to keep the boat going where you want it to..........released 4 finned, no kings all coho,,,,,,,,lost 3 on the ...
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By: stryker17
Posted: 9/4/2014
Species: Coho Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 9/4/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Left the dock at 8;00 AM and had the first fish in the boat 15 minutes later, caught on anchovies, next 2 fish on cut plug, than another one on anchovies, found out as we were going in that it was a ...
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By: 4n6fisher
Posted: 8/11/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/8/2014
Hot Spots: 1
Day 2 of the supposed buoy 10 fishing that turned into ocean fishing. We got out of the marina about the same time as yesterday (7:30) and motored across the bar, pretty easy crossing, but we did cat...
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By: 4n6fisher
Posted: 8/11/2014
Species: Chinook Salmon
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/7/2014
Hot Spots: 1
I went down to Long Beach to join my father in-law for some buoy 10 action. He had been there with a group from Sunday the 3rd, the initial reports were not good, they got skunked Sun-Mon. They coul...
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