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 and South Coast Fishing Reports Aug 25th, 2017

From TGF’s friend Pete Heley (PeteHeley.com) Winchester Bay salmon fishing is still inconsistent, but seems to be gradually improving. A fair number of chinook salmon are being caught in the Reedsport area, but the “per boat catch rate” is not impressive. An increasing number of boats are fishing near the Umpqua River Bar but anglers…

Central and South Coast Fishing Reports June 23rd, 2017

From our friend Pete Heley at PeteHeley.com The Pacific halibut nearshore recreational fishery in the Columbia River Subarea will close for the remainder of 2017 effective 11:59 p.m., Friday, June 23. The entire recreational Pacific halibut fishery quota (all-depth and nearshore) for the Columbia River Subarea will have been met by then, according to fishery…