Longview, Washington Hotels

*All of these are within a short drive of where we launch in Longview.

Comfort Inn
440 Three Rivers Dr
Kelso, WA 98626
(360) 425-4600
 
portland oregon fishing

  Columbia River Chinook Salmon caught near Longview, WA; at the mouth of the Cowlitz River!

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Red Lion Hotel Kelso/Longview
510 Kelso Drive
Kelso, WA 98626
Tel: 360-636-4400

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SUPER 8 MOTEL
250 Kelso Dr.
Kelso, WA 98626
Phone: 360-423-8880

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Longview, Washington Boat Launches

* These directions are very helpful, but I always recommend having a driving map to go along with them.

Cowlitz River Gearhart Gardens Boat Launch

From Seattle, Washington.

1. Take I-5 South
2. At exit 36, turn RIGHT onto Ramp (Go 0.1 mi)
3. Take Ramp (RIGHT) onto SR-432 [Tennant Way] (Go 0.8 mi)
4. Turn RIGHT onto Ramp (Go 0.2 mi)
5. Bear RIGHT (North-East) onto Dike Rd (0.1 mi)
6. Turn LEFT (North) onto Freedom Rd (Go 0.2 mi)
7. Turn RIGHT (North) onto Local road
8. Arrive at Cowlitz River Gearhart Gardens Boat Launch

From Portland, Oregon.

1. Take I-5 North
2. Entering Washington
3. At exit 36, turn RIGHT onto Ramp (0.1 mi)
4. Take Ramp (LEFT) onto SR-432 [Tennant Way] (1 mi)
5. Turn RIGHT onto Ramp (0.2 mi)
6. Bear RIGHT (North-East) onto Dike Rd (0.1 mi)
7. Turn LEFT (North) onto Freedom Rd (0.2 mi)
8. Turn RIGHT (North) onto Local road
9. Arrive at Cowlitz River Gearhart Gardens Boat Launch

Please bring:

  • Your lunch, and beverages.

  • Camera to capture the moment.

  • Large cooler or container to take fish home in.

  • Required license and tags. (If you don't have a fishing license, an Oregon fishing license for fishing on the Columbia River can be purchased online HERE)

  • Rain gear (coat, pants & waterproof shoes)

  • Sunscreen and sunglasses.

 

Kevin M. Newell and Lacey DeWeert
Oregon fishing guide.
Washington fishing guide.
E-mail or call to book a trip!
503-501-2424
info@totalfisherman.com

 


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Email:  info@totalfisherman.com

Phone: 503-501-2424