Westside Guide Service
Larry Scott – Washington fishing guide for Steelhead, Salmon
and Trout on popular rivers in Western Washington.
Now booking Summer-Fall Kings and Silver salmon on the Cowlitz and Columbia rivers. Huge salmon returns expected through October!
A Few Of Our Trophy Catches.
FISHING WITH WESTSIDE GUIDE SERVICE
Fishing is performed out of new turbo-heated 17′ Willie drift boat or 15′ raft during the Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall fish runs, that will comfortably seat two adults per/boat.
Also can accommodate three, if not to exceed approx. 600 lbs. All rods, reels, tackle and bait is included, but feel free to bring along your favorite rod and tackle, if you desire.
Also we are fishing the Southwestern rivers of Washington including the Columbia and Cowlitz rivers. You will be fishing out of a new professionally outfitted 23′ Alumaweld Super Vee sled. Spring, Summer and Fall Salmon runs, and amazing Summer & Winter Steelhead runs on the mighty Columbia tributaries. Absolutely an awesome fisheries!
When you book a trip with Westside Guide Service we will gladly make your lodging reservations too!
A Message From Larry Scott
Westside Guide Service
Hi! My name is Larry Scott, owner of Westside Guide Service. We have teamed up with more professional guides to better serve you, both in fresh and salt water. We are located just outside of the city of Forks, Washington, also known as “The Steelhead Capitol of the World,” on the northern tip of the Olympic Peninsula.
Whether you’re in pursuit of giant Chinook, feisty silver Salmon or trophy Steelhead, my 38 years of guiding experience will place you in front of the famous fish that call these rivers home!
Anyone that’s serious about Steelhead fishing or Salmon fishing has heard these names: Sol Duc, Bogachiel, Hoh, Calawah, Columbia, Cowlitz — some of the most beautiful, scenic and pristine rivers that you will ever see.
They are also home to the healthiest runs of native and hatchery Salmon and Steelhead anywhere in North America. Nowhere in the country are more 20-30lb Steelhead landed annually than in the majestic rivers of Forks, Washington. Couple that with numerous 20+ lb. Silvers and Kings tipping the scales to 50lbs. being caught every year, and you can see how this town got its nickname. For your fishing trip, we will custom cater to your skill level, fishing method, and your desires as a fisherperson. Only the finest equipment and gear will be utilized.
We are always fishing in the most productive areas that will catch you fish. We look forward to having fun, enjoying our surroundings and catching fish.
Columbia River Tributaries
The Cowlitz river provides the hottest summer steelhead action in the state. Big summer steelhead weight between 7-20+ lbs. and tail walk like tarpon! Fall salmon fishing on the Cowlitz river for kings and silvers is some of the best in the country. Kings weight in from 12-50 lbs. Silvers come in the rivers by the thousands. Ranging from 6-20 lbs. A great fish to catch and put on the BBQ, smoke or have the neighbors over for dinner!
A new 2007, 23ft. Alumaweld Super Vee Pro sled has been added to the fleet, they can host up to 5-6 clients per/boat. Very safe, comfortable and roomy boats. We specialize in corporate accounts and large groups! All rods, reels, tackle, and bait are included, but feel free to bring along your favorite rod and tackle, if you would like. Expect a full day of fishing (about 7-8 hrs).
Drift fishing, float fishing, side drifting, back trolling plugs or bait, vertical fishing, and back bouncing are the most widely used and effective fishing techniques. We also specialize in fly fishing for Steelhead, Salmon, and Trout.
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