Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports for March 25th

Reports from Depoe Bay charter boats indicate that Wednesday this week was sufficiently mild offshore to make it out for bottom fish and results were good for Rockfish which were on a hot bite and that ling cod were biting even better. Multiple boats returned before noon with rockfish limits all around. Similar reports regarding…

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Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports for March 4th 2016

Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports – Offshore bottom fishers had better plan for a different week to launch out of central Oregon ports. While rockfish and lingcod fishing is highly productive, ocean conditions are predicted to be too rough to allow it. Surf perch fishing has been remarkably good on beaches near Newport…

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Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports for Feb 12th

From an Email announcement received February 10, 2016: ODFW staff have met and discussed input received from the public meetings, webinar, e-mails, phone calls, and online survey on the Central Oregon Coast Spring All-Depth fixed and back-up dates. Staff is recommending twelve fixed dates: May 12-14; May 19-21; May 26-28; and June 2-4. Back-up dates:…

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Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports for Jan 9th

Crabbing is now open coast-wide now that concerns about high domoic acid levels in crabs has passed. Bays also are open to crabbing, and while catches have been predicted to be good until the next storm passes through, some recreational crabbers have noted slower results since commercial efforts started on January 4th. Launch early to…

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Central and South Coast Reports

News from the ODFW: “Beginning March 11, ocean anglers will be able to retain one canary rockfish as part of their marine daily bag limit – a move intended to reduce waste that results from releasing injured fish. ““The retention of canary rockfish for the first time in over a decade is good news because…

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Limits of ling cod

Central & South Coast Reports – Charters fishing out of Depoe Bay this week have been scoring limits of ling cod to 35 pounds for their clients. While rockfish are also being taken, it’s has been a little slow recently. These boats will be out to take advantage of good winter bottom fishing whenever conditions…

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