Central & South Coast Reports for June 5th

The spring all-depth halibut fishery off central Oregon is scheduled to be open June 11-13 and June 25-27 with a second, summer season scheduled to begin in August. Fishing was good over the opener near the end of May with one charter out of Depoe Bay returning with 20 halibut. At the same time, many…

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Central & South Coast Reports

Charters out of Newport and Depoe Bay have had good days and great days this week. On Monday this week, for instance, the offshore bottom fish bite slowed, a sharp contrast to the easy ling cod and rockfish limits of the past weekend. Ocean crabbing is starting to improve. Ocean Chinook catches have been fairly…

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Central & South Coast Reports

Predictions regarding ocean conditions look good for a launch on Saturday, May 9th and fair for Sunday. Fishing is good so go if you get the chance. Central Oregon offshore fishing has been an on-and-ff proposition, dependent upon wind and wave conditions. Launched have been possible every couple of days for a while. When boats…

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Central & South Coast Reports

When charter boats have been able to get out of Depoe Bay to the fishing grounds, onboard anglers were treated to limits of rockfish, anxious to hit their offerings. Ling cod were a little off the bite but decent numbers were landed in the course of the day. Ocean crabbing remains slow as it has…

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Central and South Coast Fishing Reports

Central & South Coast Reports – Out of central Oregon ports, the rockfish bit is reported as excellent while results for ling cod have slowed somewhat. This is quite the opposite of offshore fishing reports from boats launching further south. For the first time since 2004, anglers will be able to RETAIN ONE CANARY ROCKFISH…

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South coast surf anglers have been making good catches

Central & South Coast Reports – Offshore launches should be possible this coming weekend off the central Oregon coast. Saturday is the transition but Sunday looks positively friendly according to NOAA forecasts. South coast surf anglers have been making good catches of redtail and calico surf perch whenever the ocean has laid down. The Bandon,…