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In Season Updates: Tuna, Rockfish, Crabbing & Coho!

Beautiful day out on the water yesterday and a huge number of boats to show for it! The Crackerjack brought home 35 tuna for its group of 10, found them about 28 miles out. The Gracie K almost got limits on its rockfishing trip and dragged in a lot of crab from the trip and the afternoon bay crab. They also caught two big ling cod and a couple average ones. Today the CJ and GK trade place with the GK taking its turn on tuna and the CJ jigging for blackies and lings. Should be another really nice day on the water! Salmon update: Coho salmon retention closes on July 31st and remains closed throughout August. We do not have any salmon trips running this week until Sunday 8/5 when … Read entire article »

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Trip Schedule 7/27 – 8/6

Happy Wednesday friends! The Crackerjack came in with 54 tuna last night!! They are still about 30 miles offshore. Here’s our trip schedule for the next several days and the spots available as of early this morning (*if a day is not listed that means it is full*): Friday 7/27 – 1/2 Day Salmon, 6spots Sunday 7/29 – 12 hour Tuna, 1 spot Monday 7/30 – 12 hour Tuna, 8 spots Tuesday 7/31 – 1/2 Day Rockfish Wednesday 8/1 – 12 hour Tuna, 8 spots & Open Boat Thursday 8/2 – 1/2 Day Rockfish, Afternoon Whale Watch/Crab Combo, & Open Boat Sunday 8/5 – 10 hour Rockfish/Salmon Combo Monday 8/6 – 12 hour Tuna, 4 spots & Open Boat For those of you looking for Tuna spots on a weekend this is all we have left through the end of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Albacore Tuna, Charter Trips, Fish Counts, Latest News, Salmon, Trips, Yaquina Bay Charters

Tuna hitting hard

The Crackerjack went out on 7/18 for a great tuna trip.  Light tackle gear and troll rods were catching lots of fish on a nice ocean.  The final tally was 74 fish for 10 people.  Pictures to follow later in the day! … Read entire article »

Filed under: Albacore Tuna, Charter Trips, Fish Counts, Latest News, Trips, Yaquina Bay Charters

HOT HOT HOT!!!

HOT HOT HOT!!!

No, we’re not talking about the weather – as usual Newport is shrouded in fog most days that it’s hot in the Willamette Valley… BUT we are talking about INSHORE HALIBUT!! Check out these pictures from the last couple days: ! There’s room on Friday, Sunday, and select days next week! An 8 Hour Inshore Halibut trip is $120, a 10 Hour Inshore Halibut and Rockfishing Combo is $150. Call the office to arrange your trip! 541-265-6800 *Feel … Read entire article »

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Salmon Fishin’ Pickin’ Up!

Salmon Fishin’ Pickin’ Up!

Every day we’ve gone out for salmon has gotten better and better since the coho opener on Sunday. Yesterday they brought back 9 keepers and released 20 natives, chinook and coho in the mix, and we even caught a steelhead! We have 6 or 8 hour salmon trips or a 10 hour salmon/bottom fishing combo. Call the office for more details! 541-265-6800 … Read entire article »

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Trip Schedule 7/2 – 7/8

Trip Schedule 7/2 – 7/8

Hey folks! Today is the COHO Salmon opening day! Here’s how this week looks so far: Monday 7/2 – 1/2 Day Rockfish & Open Boat Tuesday 7/3 – 1/2 Day Rockfish, Full Day Inshore Halibut/Rockfish Combo, & 3 Hr Whale Watch/Crabbing Combo Wednesday 7/4 – 1/2 Day Rockfish & Open Boat Thursday 7/5 – 1/2 Day Salmon & Full Day Salmon Friday 7/6 – 1/2 Day Rockfish & 1/2 Day Salmon Saturday 7/7 – TUNA, 1/2 Day Rockfish, & 3 Hr Whale … Read entire article »

Filed under: Albacore Tuna, Charter Trips, Fishing Information, Latest News, Salmon, Trips, Yaquina Bay Charters