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Upcoming Trips This Weekend

We have some fun trips that are availbable this weekend. Rock fishing has been excellent lately. Near shore halibut is open and we have seen fish between 40 to 50+ inches. The coho salmon season opens on Saturday and closes at the end of July. Crabbing has been very good with counts between 8 to 12 per person. Below is a list of what is available. To check availability and book your trip please call our office at 541-265-6800 or to make reservations online click onto our book now button.    Friday June 23:  Near shore halibut and rock fish combo.  $160 per person  add crab: $20  6am to 4pm.  1/2 day rock fish trip: $80 for adults  $40 for kids 12 and under  add crab $20  Six pack boat Jana Sea: 1/2 day rock … Read entire article »

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Weekend Opener for Halibut

Due to rough ocean conditions and a changing forecast we were unable to halibut fish on Thursday or Friday. However, the Gracie K and the CrackerJack are out today on off shore halibut trips. We left a bit late due to a rough bar this morning so we will update you on today’s fishing tomorrow morning. There are still some openings for off shore halibut coming up. Check in with our office or our online calendar to find availability and make reservations.  … Read entire article »

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April 22nd and 23rd Free Fishing Weekend!!

This Saturday and Sunday you do not need a license for fishing or crabbing! This will save you $19 if you are fishing and $27.50 if you are fishing and crabbing. We have 1/2 day rock fishing trips available and crabbing can be added for $20 extra.To make reservations please call our office at 541-265-6800 or you can book online. Happy Fishing!     … Read entire article »

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Spring Break Trips

We are running 1/2 day rock fishing trips throughout the week and weekends. These trips are 5 to 6 hours long. The price $80 for adults and $40 for kids12 and under. You can add crabbing to the trip for $20 extra per person. We leave at 8am and return between 1pm and 2pm. The fishing has been excellent lately. March 30th will be our last  off shore rock fishing trip for the season. The price is $125 per person and about 8 hours long. This gives you the opportunity at those large ling cod that are out further. For reservations please call our office at 541-265-6800 or book online at www.yaquinabaycharters.com.  … Read entire article »

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Rock Fishing is Fantastic Right Now!

Rock fishing and lingcod fishing have been excellent! The CrackerJack and the Gracie K have been getting limits of both the last few days. The half day trips are $80 for adults and $40 for kids 12 and under. You can add crabbing for $20 extra. Full day trips are also available.  They are $125 per person and we fish further off shore. Check in with our office at 541-265-6800 or go online to see availablity. Happy Fishing! … Read entire article »

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New for 2017 Recreational Bottomfish Season

New for 2017 Recreational Bottomfish Season NEW-Descending Devices Mandatory Any vessel fishing for, or possessing, bottomfish in the ocean must have a functional descending device onboard, and use when releasing any rockfish outside of 30 fathoms.  Functional descending device means one that is ready to be used.  There are a variety of commercially available descending devices, ranging in price from $5 to $60.  Additionally some anglers have developed homemade devices.  More information on rockfish recompression and descending devices can be found at: http://www.dfw.state.or.us/MRP/recompression/index.asp Bottomfish Season Structure The recreational bottomfish (groundfish) season is scheduled to be the same as the last several years, with fishing allowed at all depths January 1-March 31 and October 1 –December 31.  April 1- September 30 will be restricted to fishing shoreward (or inside) of the 30 fathom regulatory line.    The … Read entire article »

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