Articles Comments

Yaquina Bay Charters » Fishing Information, Latest News, Salmon, Yaquina Bay Charters » Salmon Update

Salmon Update

We've been asked to give an update on how the Salmon season is progressing, and I apologize for not giving more information sooner! Unfortunately the reason we haven't said much about it is because there isn't much happening…

As of July 11th ODFW estimates that only 5.4% of the Coho quota has been taken. The average number of salmon caught per angler in Newport from June 26-July 11 is less than 0.10… the best average on the Oregon coast has been out of Garibali where they have estimated an average catch of 0.52 salmon per angler.  This information comes from the salmon catch estimated and statistics page on the ODFW website.

The encouraging news is that it looks like salmon catches down south have increased over the initial two weeks of the season, which means the fish are probably working their way up from the south by now. Hopefully they will really start to fill in down there and come all they way up to us within the next few weeks so we have some nice August salmon (and good-sized ones!) to chase.

I promise as soon as we start seeing them or hearing of some improved catches we will let you know!

Latest Oregon Fishing News

Gift Certificates Still Available

Gift Certificates are still available to purchase over the phone at 541-265-6800 or press the book now button on our website...

Gift Certificates Available

Does your special person love the outdoors? Do they love to fish or crab? A gift certificate may be the perfect gift for them...

Fishing Update 10/11/17

We’ve had a lot of questions about what we can fish for this time of year. These flyers from the Department of Fish and Wildlife gives a good explaination...


FISHING UPDATE 9/15/2017 It’s been a great rock fish season this year, unfortunately, due to the quota being met the Department of Fish and Wildlife is closing the rock fish season starting Sunday 9/17 at midnight...

All Depth Halibut Update 9/9/17

The all depth (off shore) halibut season has been extended another weekend. It will be open September 15th and 16th...

Filed under: Fishing Information, Latest News, Salmon, Yaquina Bay Charters

Comments are closed.