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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. We still have availability on Sunday from 7am to 12pm if you are interested. We are going to be running Sand Dab and Petrole Sole trips in the Fall. What are Sand Dab and Petrole Sole? They are flat fish that live in the sandy parts of the ocean. Their meat is white and mild in flavor. The trips are 5 hours and $80 per adult and $40 per child. You can add crabbing for $20 extra. Please call our office at 541-265-6800 to check availability and make reservations. Thanks! … Read entire article »

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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. The CrackerJack still has room on Friday the 15th for the 12 hour trip. The price is $205 per person and includes crabbing. The 6 pack boat the Jana Sea has 3 spots open on Friday the 15th and 4 spots open on Saturday the 16th. The price for the Jana Sea is $240 per person and also includes crabbing. To make reservations please contact our office at 541-265-6800 or press the book now button. … Read entire article »

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Now that August is here we want to update you with what fishing we have available for the next couple of months. Nearshore halibut has closed as of July 30th. The quota has been reached for the Central Oregon Coast. The Coho salmon season closed on Monday and will open up again starting on September 2nd. The tuna fish have been in and out of range through out July. We expect them to be in range through the month of September. Currently we are fishing for rock fish, crab and tuna (when they are in range). We have seen excellent fish counts for rock fish and crab in the last month. Bay crabbing is also very good right now. Tuna counts have ranged from 6 to 14 per boat … Read entire article »

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We Are Hiring / Part Time Deckhand

We are looking for a deck hand to work 4 days a week on our charter boats. This is a part time position lasting into the Fall and possibly leading to a full time position. We are looking for an honest and hard working individual who can pass a drug test and background check. Experience is not required. We will train the right person. Please call our office at 541-265-6800 to apply.   … Read entire article »

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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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