Columbia River Bait Company

Live/Frozen Salmon, Sturgeon, & Tuna bait in the Lower Columbia

Our live bait and frozen bait is caught locally by our own seiner. You are assured of the freshest, liveliest bait available in the area.

Frozen Anchovies
  • We sell both *wholesale and retail.
  • Fresh Herring.
  • Live and frozen Anchovies.
  • Tuna & Crab chum blocks.
  • Ice available in both bagged and bulk.

The live bait dock's physical location is on the end of the Port of Ilwaco's "I" float. Directly across from the boat ramp and Ilwaco fuel dock.

Walk down customers will need to use the far west ramp near "Englund Marine & Supply" and the "Imperial Schooner Restaurant". Walk all the way to the end of the float and take a left through the gate to the big blue bait building.

Bait dock's regular summer hours:

June-Sept. 15th
5am - 12pm

After Sept. 15th please make an appointment.

* Columbia River Bait Company is a live bait wholesaler in Southwest Washington State.