After a life time of fishing, in 2001,  Bret became a Licensed Washington State Fishing Guide. Now he is owner-operator of Columbia River Fishing Guide Service. Captain Bret Dickerson is currently licensed both Washington and Oregon.columbia river fishing trips

Growing up in Southwest Washington, Bret has acquired a great knowledge of the local fisheries including the Columbia River, which he utilizes to provide his clients with one of the greatest Washington Fishing Trips of your life. Bret guides on all the tributaries of the lower Columbia River together with the main stream Columbia too. 

Bret’s fishing boat is a custom designed 24 ft. boat built by Idaho Boat Company. The boat is nearly nine feet wide to give the most room possible to fish and move around along with making it extremely stable and comfortable.

Columbia River Fishing Guide Service practices the highest level of safety for everyone concerned.  We operate with all the latest safety equipment including depth finder, GPS, life vests and a marine radio. 

OUR BOATS are also outfitted with all the best fishing gear you can find including G Loomis fishing rods, Daiwa fishing reels and variety a different fishing tackle to insure you have what the fish are biting on.

Columbia River Sport Fishing Guide service's goal is to provide you with the most memorable Washington fishing trip you will ever experience in your life!


  • SPECIES WE FISH FOR
  • Halibut
  • Salmon
  • Steelhead
  • Sturgeon
  • Tuna

  • FISHING LOCATIONS
  • Columbia River Fishing
  • Lewis River Fishing
  • Cowlitz River Fishing
  • Drano Lake
  • Wind River
  • Willamette River
  • Pacific Ocean Charters

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