Dave’s Guide Service

Book a trip with Dave’s Guide Service and have a memorable time fishing in Toledo, Washington. Captain Dave Mallahan will take you on the beautiful Columbia River and make sure you have the best chance to catch fish. Captain Dave loves helping others enjoy the water and does all in his power to provide fun and productive trips. Join him and experience the beauty and richness of the Columbia River!

Your adventure takes place on a 23’ Alumawled aluminum fishing boat that can sit 6 guests. It runs on twin 220 HP 2017 Yamaha SHO engines that reach speeds of up to 37 knots. The boat uses GPS and fishfinder technology to ensure efficient and safe movement on the water and is equipped with a livewell. For any help you may need during your trip, feel free to ask the first mate who’ll join you aboard.

You and the crew will target Steelhead, Rainbow Trout, Sturgeon, as well as Coho and Chinook Salmon. You’ll use both light and heavy tackle to troll, spin, and drift fish. You can take home the fish you catch and enjoy delicious meals with your family and friends. Kids are welcome to join your trip.

Captain Dave will take care of the rods, reels, tackle, and lures, so the only things you should bring are your snacks, drinks, and fishing licenses. Also, the crew offers free catch cleaning and filleting.

Enjoy a lovely fishing trip on the gorgeous Columbia River together with Dave’s Guide Service!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Salmon Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 30 - Oct 31
    A full day Salmon fishing trip on the Columbia River fishing for Chinook or Coho Salmon. Experience the mighty Columbia River from Astoria to the Bonneville Dam one of the great wonders of western United States. The departure time is 6:00 a.m.
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About the Captain

David Mallahan
Toledo, Washington, United States
ID & License verified
Member since February 2017
Captain Dave started guiding because it was always a childhood dream of his. He's in his element out in nature and loves the fact that you never know what's going to happen next! Steelhead and Salmon are his favorite fish to pursue.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Rainbow Trout (Steelhead) Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
Salmon (Chinook) Chinook Salmon
Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon
Sturgeon Sturgeon

Boat Specs

Alumaweld (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2009. Powered by 2 225HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 37 knots.

23 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Drift Fishing


Ice Box
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 1.5% charge will apply.

FAQs about Dave’s Guide Service

Dave’s Guide Service offers the following trip to customers:
  • $300 per person - Full Day Trip – Salmon Fishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Dave’s Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Dave’s Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Dave’s Guide Service offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing

Dave’s Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Dave’s Guide Service include:
  • Rainbow Trout (Steelhead)
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Sturgeon