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Spring All-Depth Halibut Extended

Spring All-Depth Halibut Extended Through July Fresh off the press from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife:   Additional Spring All-Depth Halibut Days Open for the Central Oregon Coast Subarea The Central Oregon Coast subarea (Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain) spring all-depth halibut fishery will remain open July 1 through July 31, seven days per…

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June 26, 2024

2024 Coho Salmon Dates Set

The Pacific Fishery Management Council finalized their recommendations for 2024 ocean salmon seasons on Wednesday, April 10.  These seasons are not fully official until final approval by the Secretary of Commerce and ODFW by May 15. For in-season ocean salmon updates, refer to the ODFW ocean salmon page and sign up for updates. Central Oregon…

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April 14, 2024

Now Hiring Charter Captain for 2024 Season

2024 Charter Captain Needed Yaquina Bay Charters has a full-time Captain position available for immediate hire. The position requires a minimum of 5 available days per week, through September. Applicants for Captain MUST possess a valid 50 ton nearcoastal master’s license. Reliable transportation, punctuality, and a positive, customer service-oriented attitude is critical. A passion…

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March 1, 2024

ODFW Free Fishing Weekend Feb. 17-18

  This coming weekend, Feb. 18-19 (Saturday & Sunday) is the first of three Free Fishing Weekends in Oregon for 2024. On Free Fishing Weekends, you don’t need a license to fish, crab or clam anywhere in Oregon. That’s no license, no tag, no endorsement needed. Book your Half Day Rockfish & Lingcod trip for…

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February 13, 2024

2024 Halibut Dates

Time to book your Halibut trips! Online booking is open for May and June. Central Oregon Coast Subarea (Humbug Mountain to Cape Falcon) Spring All-Depth Season: Fixed dates:  May 1 through June 30, 7-days per week Back-up dates:  July 1-31, 7-days per week, if quota available Quota:  167,681 pounds Summer All-Depth Season: Opens August 1-3,…

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February 12, 2024

AVAILABLE TRIPS FRIDAY 5/19

The Miss Raven with Captain Mike, has room for 2 on their off shore halibut trip. The price is $325 per person and includes crabbing. This trip leaves at 6:00am with a 5:30am check in. The Gracie K and the Umatilla II have room on their nearshore rock fish and lingcod trips. The price is…

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May 18, 2023

Rock Fish and Lingcod Trips Available Daily

The lingcod and rock fish bite has been fantastic this Spring! We’ve seen a lot of limits for both. With the nicer Spring weather coming up we are running 1/2 day rock fish and lingcod trips everyday. The price is $100 for adults and $50 for kids 12 and under. You can add crabbing for…

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April 12, 2023

Rock Fish & Lingcod Trips Available

The ocean forecast looks good this weekend! There is room on our half day rockfish and lingcod trips this weekend and next week. The price is $100 per adult and half price for kids 12 and under. You can add crabbing for $25.  To book your trip please call the office at 541-265-6800 / 541-867-4470…

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March 8, 2023

Long Leader Bag Limits Increase to 15 Rock Fish March 1st 2023

UPDATE: LONG LEADER BAG LIMIT INCREASES TO 15 FISH ON MARCH 1ST. We offer an 8 hour long leader rock fish trip. The price is $165 per person and you can add crabbing for $25. Call the office to book your trip. The ODFW released the following: Offshore long leader gear fishery bag limit increases…

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March 8, 2023

2023 Halibut Dates

2023 Halibut Season Dates! The price is $325 per person and includes crabbing. These are up to 12 hour trips. We fish a max of 12 people. To make reservations please call the office at 541-867-4470/ 541-265-6800 or book directly at www.yaquinabaycharters.com. CENTRAL COAST SUBAREA (Cape Falcon to Humbug Mt.) Nearshore Season ….. Quota =…

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March 8, 2023