Welcome to the Buoy 10 Blog
Read articles written by Astoria fishing charter captain Curtis Bunney thoroughly covering all fishing-related topics relevant to the Buoy 10 fishery.
Curtis has been fishing the Columbia River since he was a kid and is overqualified to teach anyone anything they would like to know about fishing the Columbia River out of Astoria, OR.
Pick an article that interests you and read away! If you are planning a trip to Astoria and would like to go fishing at Buoy 10, talk to Curtis and book your fishing trip with First Pass Outfitters!
5 Best Salmon Fishing Tips for Buoy 10 in Astoria, Oregon
Let's dive right into the 5 best Salmon fishing tips and techniques for Buoy10 in Astoria, Oregon! Best Bait Sharp Hooks Don't Bite Chase Take Advantage of Peak Times Have Confidence Best Bait For Fishing Salmon at Buoy 10 Having the best bait can mean so many things....
Corporate Fishing Trips
First Pass Outfitters is the industry leader in corporate entertainment for Oregon and Washington businesses in and near Astoria, OR. Breathe new life into your team with an action-packed and rejuvenating group fishing trip on the Columbia River. Reasons to bring your...
Spring Salmon Fishing on the Columbia River
ODFW has officially set the Columbia River spring chinook salmon season.
Opening on March 1, 2021, and closing on April 4th, 2021. We are booking spring salmon fishing trips from March 20th – April 3rd. Learn more or book today!
Best King Salmon Fishing Charter in Astoria, Oregon
If you're looking for the best King Salmon fishing charter in Astoria, Oregon, you're here! Welcome to First Pass Outfitters Astoria Fishing Charter We're open 24/7 so feel free to call us now! (503) 741-0075 World-Class Buoy 10 King Salmon Fishing Trips When you...
Dungeness Crab General Report
Our crabbing trips can be a fun outing for everyone in the family including the young ones. River crabbing usually starts to get good in September and will remain good until late November. It is not uncommon for the entire boat to get reach their limits. Our goal is...
Sturgeon General Report
Sturgeon fishing is one of my personal favorites. It's an opportunity to catch a prehistoric fish. During the month of May, the White Sturgeon that lives along the West Coast will be migrating into the Astoria, Oregon estuary. Sturgeon numbers will continue to build...
Coho Salmon General Report
Mid-August is typically when we start to see fair numbers of Coho Salmon enter the Columbia River System. Coho Salmon are also referred to as Silver Salmon. These fish will ride the large flood tides into the river and we will see big influxes of Coho Salmon. Coho...
Chinook Salmon General Report
The famous Buoy 10 salmon fishery out of Astoria, Oregon provides an excellent opportunity for anglers to target the notorious Chinook Salmon. Chinook Salmon are also referred to as King Salmon. Once you have hooked into one of these beauty’s and felt the pulling...
Learn More About Our Guided Fishing Tours
- Salmon Fishing
- Sturgeon Fishing
- Steelhead Fishing
- Crab Fishing
Our online booking shows the real-time availability of our fishing trips! Feel free to book your trip online or complete this form if you have questions you’d like Curtis to answer first.