Central and South Coast Fishing Reports October 27th, 2017

From TGF’s friend Pete Heley (PeteHeley.com) Although ocean crabbing is closed, crabbing is still quite good in the lower tidewater areas of virtually every decent-sized river along the entire Oregon coast. As the amount of freshwater increases in these rivers, the crabs will move closer to the ocean. However, it takes more freshwater to force…

Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports for June 10th

According to NOAA forecasts, the surf next few days will be measurable in single-digits with gentle, onshore breezes only breaking into double digits briefly during afternoons over the next several days. Bottom fishing out of central Oregon ports has been excellent, with plenty of rockfish (mostly blacks) and ling cod being brought back to dock.…

Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports for Dec 24th

Good news for those hoping for crab at Christmas time! The Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife have announced the reopening of recreational bay crabbing from Heceta Head, north of Florence on the Oregon Coast, to the California border. This includes crab harvested in bays and estuaries, and off…

Central & South Coast Reports – Crabbing Update! for Nov 27th

The ODFW and Oregon Department of Agriculture updated the severity of hazards, warnings and closures on November 18th. Due to questions regarding crabbing closure, here is the latest information: From the ODFW: State delays Dungeness crab season coastwide to ensure safe product NEWPORT, Ore. – The commercial Dungeness crab season along the Oregon coast normally…

Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports for Oct 9th

Some mid-coast charters opted to fish nearshore on Wednesday this week as the ocean was less-than-friendly out further. Catches of ling cod and rockfish were good nonetheless. Bottom fishing has been reliably productive this season. Ocean crabbing has been yielding a genuine bounty this year, even as sorting of softshells has become necessary. Offshore crabbing…

Crabbing might be it

[it-exchange-member-content membership_ids=”72″] Columbia River Fishing Report – With nothing going on in the mainstem below Bonneville, crabbing is the only real option for those needing to recreate on the north coast. High winds however is scaring away more participants, even though weather forecasters have been wrong about 9 out of the last 10 times. What…

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