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East Morring Basin Boat Ramp

For your trip on the Columbia River from the East Mooring Basin Boat Ramp

The boat launch at the East Mooring Basin is located on the Columbia River in Astoria off Highway 30.

Directions from Portland on Interstate 5 North

From Portland head north on I-5 toward Seattle and cross into Washington. Go approximately 40 miles
Take exit 36 to merge onto WA-432 W toward WA-4 / Long Beach / Longview and go 4.0 miles
Turn left at Oregon Way / WA-433. Continue to follow WA-433 and go 1.8 miles
Continue on Lewis and Clark Bridge / OR-433 / Orchard Way and go 0.6 miles. Continue to cross Lewis and Clark Bridge / OR-433 over the Columbia R. into Oregon
Bear Right and take the ramp onto Columbia River Hwy / US-30 and continue to follow US-30 to Astoria for 45.1 miles
Turn Right at 36th Street into East Mooring Basin (just before Comfort Suites Inn)

Directions from Seattle on Interstate 5 South

Head south on I-5 to Longview
Take exit 36 to merge onto WA-432 W toward Longview / Kelso and go 3.7 miles
Turn left at Oregon Way / WA-433. Continue to follow WA-433 and go 1.8 miles.
Continue on Lewis and Clark Bridge / OR-433 / Orchard Way and go 0.6 miles. Continue to cross Lewis and Clark Bridge / OR-433 over the Columbia R. into Oregon.
Bear Right and take the ramp onto Columbia River Hwy / US-30 and continue to follow US-30 to Astoria for 45.1 miles
Turn Right at 36th Street into East Mooring Basin (just before Comfort Suites Inn)

Directions to Heritage Landing

For your trip on the Lower Deschutes River we will launch from Heritage Landing, just outside of The Dalles, Oregon.

Heritage Landing is located off I-84, 17 miles E of The Dalles, Oregon.

From Portland Airport your trip will take about 1 1/2 hours (82 miles):

Take I-205 S/VETERANS MEMORIAL HWY toward I-84/PORTLAND/SALEM.

Merge onto I-84 E via EXIT 22 toward THE DALLES.

Take Exit #97 Deschutes Park/Celilo Park.

Turn right (south) from the off ramp.

You will immediately see a frontage road that parallels the freeway. This is Old

Moody Road but it does not have a sign.

Turn left onto the frontage road (Old Moody Rd.).

Head East approximately 2 miles. You will pass a pond on the right then you will see the signs leading you to Heritage Landing. You will see Heritage Landing on your right side. If you go over the Deschutes, you have gone too far. Deschutes State Park is on the East side of the river. Heritage Landing is on the west side of the Deschutes.

As you drive into the park, you will see a parking lot on your right. Once you get the things you would like to bring with you, follow the road down to the water. It’s a short walk from the parking lot. If you have a lot of gear to unload, you may pull into the “Raft” area to unload but do not unload your vehicle in the main boat ramp area. There will be anglers wanting to launch their boats.

We will be waiting for your group at the beach in a 26 foot, red, North River Jet Sled.

There are restrooms at this launch site. There is usually cell service but it is sporadic as we head up the river.

Fishing the Lower Deschutes River Oregon Section 4
Map of The Lower Deschutes River, Oregon

Directions to Tackle Time Bait Shop

Driving directions for your trip on the Columbia River for Sturgeon Fishing and Bouy 10:

Driving Directions – From Hwy 26 (Portland to Astoria)

Take Hwy 26 west bound from Portland / Beaverton area.

Travel west to Hwy 101 Junction, follow it through Seaside & Gearhart.

As you approach Warrenton go past Fred Meyer to the next intersection.

There will be a Dooger’s Seafood and Shilo Inn, turn left onto Harbor Drive.

About 1/2 mile on your left you will see the entrance to

Tackle Time Bait Shop, Public Boat Launch & Marina.

** If you drive over the bridge on harbor drive into Warrenton,  you have gone to far **

 


Driving Directions – From Hwy 30 (Portland through St. Helens)

Take Hwy 30 through Scappoose & St. Helens.

Travel west bound until you enter Astoria.

Travel west on the road as it will turn into Marine Drive.

Continue Traveling west bound until you come to the Round-About, stay in the right lane as you enter the Round-About.

Go over The Young’s Bay Bridge to Warrenton.

At the light you will see a Dooger’s Seafood & Shilo Inn.

Turn right onto Harbor Drive.

About 1/2 mile on your left you will see the entrance to Tackle Time Bait Shop, Public Boat Launch & Marine
** If you drive over the bridge on harbor drive into Warrenton, you have gone to far **

GPS
N 46.16459
W 123.92008

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You can return new, unopened items from a cancelled order within 7 days after they have been delivered to you. Items should be returned in their original packaging. Postage for returned items to be paid by you.

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