SW Oregon Fishing Reports for May 4th, 2018

From ODF&W 2018 Pacific Halibut Columbia River Subarea (Leadbetter Point, WA to Cape Falcon, OR) All-depth season: opens May 3, every Thursday, Friday, and Sunday until quota attained, or September 30. Saturdays are closed. Nearshore season: opens May 7, every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday until quota attained, or September 30. Central Coast Subarea (Cape Falcon…

Central and South Coast Fishing Reports November 3rd, 2017

Updated 11/01/2017 (ODF&W) Crabbing is CLOSED from the north jetty of Coos Bay (including inside Coos Bay) to OR/CA border due to elevated domoic acid levels Ocean season is also currently closed (October16-November 30) Open in bays, estuaries, beaches and jetties from the north jetty of the Coquille River (Bandon) northward to Columbia River. Oregon’s…

Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports for Jan 27th

Offshore conditions over the weekend and early into the coming week are not encouraging for ocean launches but it’s worth keeping an eye on your favorite data site as conditions (particularly Oregon coastal conditions) can change rapidly. For skippers who have been able to get out this week, bottom fishing remains excellent, producing limits of…

Central & South Oregon Coast Fishing Reports for Dec 16th

Irony being what it is, an unexpected, entertaining and often frustrating little creature, I was amused by the surf forecast on Thursday, December 14th, which indicated swells from two to three feet basking in four-to six mph breezes. Perhaps “basking” is the wrong term when beach temperatures are barely above freezing, but it looks pretty…