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Coho Salmon Update 9/10/20

September 8, 2020 – ACTION NOTICE – Recreational Ocean Salmon: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) in consultation with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, members of the Salmon Technical Team, members of the Salmon Advisory Subpanel, and the Pacific Fishery Management Council, has taken the following in-season action with respect to the recreational salmon fishery in the area from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt.: ACTION TAKEN: The recreational non-selective Coho Salmon season from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt. is now closed to retention of Coho Salmon for the remainder of the year. Angling for Chinook Salmon remains open through October within this area. RATIONALE: The non-mark selective coho season opened on Friday, September 4 and Saturday, September 5 on an adjusted quota of 4,650 … Read entire article »

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Fishing Season Reminders

Fishing Season Reminders

We thought it might be helpful to list the current and upcoming fishing seasons. Season dates and bag limits can be changed by the department of fish and wildlife. It’s important to look at their website for potential changes to these fisheries. To make reservations you can call the office at 541-265-6800 or book directly at www.yaquinabaycharters.com. ALBACORE TUNA Tuna come in the the warm water currents typically between the months of July through October. We will be … Read entire article »

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Rock Fish, Lingcod, and Crabbing Trips Available!

Rock Fish, Lingcod, and Crabbing Trips Available!

We still have room on our 1/2 day rock fish trips for both Saturday (3/14) and Sunday (3/15). Both the rock fish and lingcod catches have been great. Crabbing is available on all trips as well. The price is $85 per adult and half price for kids 12 and under. Crabbing can be added for $20 extra. We also offer private bay crab trips and open party ocean crab and whale watch trips! We have availability all … Read entire article »

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TRIPS THIS WEEK 3/11-3/18

TRIPS THIS WEEK 3/11-3/18 We have a lot of fishing trips available this week. We also have availability for 8 hour rock fish trips, 3 hour private bay crab trips and open party 3 hour ocean crab & whale watch trips. Check with the office for times and availability. Wednesday 3/11: Near Shore Rock Fish + Ling Cod Thursday 3/12: Near Shore Rock Fish + Ling Cod Friday 3/13: Near Shore Rock Fish + Ling Cod Saturday 3/14: Near Shore Rock Fish + Ling Cod Sunday 3/15: Near Shore Rock Fish + Ling Cod 3 Hour Ocean Crab and Whale Watch 2pm-5pm Monday 3/16:Near Shore Rock Fish + Ling Cod Tuesday 3/17: Near Shore Rock Fish + Ling Cod Wednesday 3/18: Near Shore Rock Fish + Ling Cod Make reservations by calling our office at 541-265-6800 or book directly at yaquinabaycharters.com. … Read entire article »

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ODFW Free Fishing Weekend 8/17 & 8/18

This weekend, Saturday 8/17 and Sunday 8/18 is the ODFW Free Fishing Weekend. No licenses are required for fishing or crabbing on Saturday and Sunday. We still have a few spots open on our trips if you want to fish and not pay for the license. Please check in with our office for availability. 541-265-6800 or yaquinabaycharters.com … Read entire article »

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FISHING UPDATE 7/13

ROCK FISH Rock fish has been great lately! We have seen limits most days. We are seeing some Lingcod being caught and you can still keep 1 Cabezon. Long Leader rock fish trips have been fantastic. We’ve been limiting 10 fish per person on these trips. Salmon Salmon fishing has stayed strong since the opening weekend. We’ve been catching a LOT of fish. We’ve seen a lot of days with limits. It’s a great time to book your trip. Off Shore Halibut We still have a couple of off shore weekends coming up. July 17, 18, 19 is the next opener. We’ve been doing really well this off shore halibut season. These trips include crabbing. Near Shore Halibut We’ve been seeing typical numbers for near shore halibut trips. Average is 1 to 3 … Read entire article »

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