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Saturday Trip 5/7

The Crackerjack went out on an inshore Halibut trip Saturday as the Gracie K was tied up for an engine repair. The 10 hour trip didn’t get any Halibut because the drift just wasn’t cooperating, but Capt. Jack did bring back tons of big rockfish and a couple awesome lingcod. Crabbing was poor again and has been lately, but everyone was in good spirits and went home with lots of fish! … Read entire article »

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Halibut Opening Weekend Update

Hey Everyone! We’ve had a couple spots open up for opening Halibut next week for all you last minute planners out there! Thursday the 12th and Saturday the 14th have 2 spots left each and Friday the 13th has 5 spots. Call and reserve them before they are gone again! For the next Halibut weekend the 26th through 28th, the 26th has one boat open for a large group and the 28th has 7 spots left. Can’t wait to see some big ‘buts!! … Read entire article »

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2011 Ocean Salmon Seasons

There was an article in the newspaper today about the upcoming salmon runs and season opening announcements: Newport News Times “2011 Salmon Season Shows Promise” Chinook out of Newport is open now until September 30th, limit is two fish. Coho opens on July 2nd and runs until August 13th or until the 15,000 quota is met. Limit is two fish. Here’s the link to the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife regulations poster: 2011 Sport Salmon Season Regulations Call the office to inquire about your upcoming salmon trip! … Read entire article »

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Latest rockfishing trip

We took 8 fisherman out today in search of a good time and lots of fish.  The ocean was very nice and offered come good rockfish.  We caught 6 Lingcod today and limits of rockfish.  Most were black and blue rockfish but we caught one nice kelp greenling and one nice copper rockfish.  Lots of small Lingcod went back in the ocean and a couple small cabezon also were returned.  Next week looks like a great one weatherwise.  The ocean should be great.  Hopefully we can get back out for some more good fishing! … Read entire article »

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The twins!

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Good Day Bottom fishing

The Crackerjack went out Bottom Fishing on March 21st. Fishing was very good with some nice lings and lots of good quality rockfish coming on board. The final tally for lings was 12 and the passengers who fished all caught thier limits of rockfish. The 1/2 day bottom fishing trips are going well.  Schedule yours soon! … Read entire article »

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