Packages & Prices
Contact Groundswell regarding trip scheduling and specific details
Most Groundswell kayak fishing trips are Approximately 6 hours in length
Bottomfish/Lingcod ($200 per person) (moderate to strenuous)
Explore near-shore reefs and target a variety of tasty and hard fighting Rockfish, Cabazon and the much sought after Lingcod. Limits are currently generous and allow anglers to retain seven rockfish in addition to two Lingcod over 22 inches. Season open year round conditions permitting. There are a variety of Surf or Harbor launch choices.
Bay Crabbing/Clamming ($150 per person) (easy to moderate) (2 angler minimum)
Target tasty Dungeness and Red Rock crab in addition to foraging for delectable bay clams including Cockles, Little Necks, Butter and Gaper clams. Each crabber/clammer (over 14) needs a current Oregon Shellfish License available online. Trips available year round.
Columbia/Willamette Spring Salmon “SPRINGERS” ($200 per person) (moderate)
The Willamette and Columbia rivers receive healthy returns of spring Chinook salmon each spring. Spring Salmon are strong fighters and are one of the premier salmon for the table… a true trophy fish from a kayak. Trolling spinners and bait are popular and effective ways to target these fish. March through June with peak fishing in April and May.
White Sturgeon ($200 per person) (easy to moderate)
The Columbia and Willamette rivers are home to the largest population of White Sturgeon in the world. This offers the kayak angler top quality catch and release angling opportunities year round with limited retention allowed by quota during specifically set seasons. Sturgeon are strong fighters with the largest “oversized” fish reaching 12 feet in length and over 300 lbs. These prehistoric monsters can give a kayak angler that memorable “sleigh-ride” experience! Catch and Release available year round, retention possible during set seasons.
Chinook/Coho Salmon ($200 per person) (easy to moderate)
Pursue these powerful fish from near-shore ocean waters into coastal bays and up inland rivers. Targeting these strong fighters in famous fisheries like the Columbia river system or coastal estuaries such as the Nehalem or Tillamook Bays gives kayak anglers an opportunity to harvest a trophy class salmon from a kayak. August through November
Custom Trips ($30 per hour, 3 hour Minimum) Package/Group Rates Available
Let us know your idea and we will see what we can make happen:
Fishing for species not listed above
Shorter (1/2 day trips) conditions apply
Flat-water river trips
Surf launch skills
Kayak fishing/rigging advice/skills (eg. anchoring/self-rescue/new kayak setup)
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