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Kiss Rockfish Goodbye For 2017


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Fishing Report:

09/12/2017

Bad news from ODFW.

Rockfish and Ling Cod in the nearshore fishery closes for 2017 Sunday at 11:59 PM. As a result we are trying to get every opportunity for fishing in before it closes. We are running morning and afternoon trips as the weather allows. This is happening due to the rockfish quota on black rockfish being exceeded for the year. yellow eye, and cabezon quotas have been meet as well.

We do have limited space available for All-Depth Halibut on Saturday.

Coho Salmon has closed again after only six days of the non-selective season.

We still have no good news on Tuna. Our intel puts the fish offshore 120 to 160 miles and the catch numbers are not strong. Our intel from up and down the coast isn't encouraging at all. So far this year has been a bust and we are just as disappointed as anyone. We will continue to to keep our finger on the pulse of the fishery.
Rumors abound of fish being taken in isolated incidents, we have not been able to substantiate this rumors.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 2nd and 3rd (Friday & Saturday) .

Non-Selective Coho opens September 2nd for a quota of 6000 fish (from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain).










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STEVE AND CODZILLA


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Fishing Report:

09/09/2017

Another great day on the ocean and Dockside is going strong on the Rockfish and Ling Cod. We had great variety on our rockfish with limit or near limit catches, slower on the Ling but some real quality fish hitting the fillet tables. We do have a few spots available Sunday and Monday, give our office a call to make a reservation. 541-765-2545

Coho Salmon has closed again after only six days of the non-selective season.

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 15-16 (Friday Saturday)

We still have no good news on Tuna. Our intel puts the fish offshore 120 to 160 miles and the catch numbers are not strong. Our intel from up and down the coast isn't encouraging at all. So far this year has been a bust and we are just as disappointed as anyone. We will continue to to keep our finger on the pulse of the fishery.
Rumors abound of fish being taken in isolated incidents, we have not been able to substantiate this rumors.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 2nd and 3rd (Friday & Saturday) .

Non-Selective Coho opens September 2nd for a quota of 6000 fish (from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain).










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Say Goodbye To These Guys For 2017


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Fishing Report:

09/06/2017

We got bad news from ODFW just this afternoon, the non-selective Coho season will close at 11:59 September 7, 2017. Our 7900 fish quota lasted just six days. It really is difficult to believe that we have had good enough fishing to use up the quota that fast. Consequently for those people who have reservations for Coho salmon fishing we will have to switch to fishing for Rockfish and Ling Cod.

The Rockfish bite was somewhat "off" today. Although people worked hard limit catches were hard to come by.

We still have no good news on Tuna. Our intel puts the fish offshore 120 to 160 miles and the catch numbers are not strong. Our intel from up and down the coast isn't encouraging at all. So far this year has been a bust and we are just as disappointed as anyone. We will continue to to keep our finger on the pulse of the fishery.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 2nd and 3rd (Friday & Saturday) .

Non-Selective Coho opens September 2nd for a quota of 6000 fish (from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain).










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The Salmon Have Landed At Dockside


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Fishing Report:

09/04/2017

The Dockside salmon fleet excelled today. We didn't get limits but the catch was far better than opening day, catches were about 1 1/2 per rod. Good action, good fishing, good catching!

Bottom fishing was good but folks had to work at it. Not everyone limited but there were good catches none the less. Crabbing continues strong.

We still have no good news on Tuna. Our intel puts the fish offshore 120 to 160 miles and the catch numbers are not strong. Our intel from up and down the coast isn't encouraging at all. So far this year has been a bust and we are just as disappointed as anyone. We will continue to to keep our finger on the pulse of the fishery.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 2nd and 3rd (Friday & Saturday) .

Non-Selective Coho opens September 2nd for a quota of 6000 fish (from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain).










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Non-Selective Salmon Opened Today


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Fishing Report:

09/02/2017

Our Non-Selective salmon season opened today, there was a good grade of fish caught, the average fish count was about one per rod. It is sure nice to be able to keep everything you get in the boat!

The bottom fishing boats did well, it wasn't a smoking hot bite but there were limits for close to it by the end of the day. Crabbing continues to be good.

We still have no good news on Tuna. Our intel puts the fish offshore 120 to 160 miles and the catch numbers are not strong. So far this year has been a bust and we are just as disappointed as anyone.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 2nd and 3rd (Friday & Saturday) .

Non-Selective Coho opens September 2nd for a quota of 6000 fish (from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain).










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Non-Selective Salmon Opened Today


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Fishing Report:

09/02/2017

Our Non-Selective salmon season opened today, there was a good grade of fish caught, the average fish count was about one per rod. It is sure nice to be able to keep everything you get in the boat!

The bottom fishing boats did well, it wasn't a smoking hot bite but there were limits for close to it by the end of the day. Crabbing continues to be good.

We still have no good news on Tuna. Our intel puts the fish offshore 120 to 160 miles and the catch numbers are not strong. So far this year has been a bust and we are just as disappointed as anyone.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 2nd and 3rd (Friday & Saturday) .

Non-Selective Coho opens September 2nd for a quota of 6000 fish (from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain).










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Just Another day on The Water


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Fishing Report:

09/01/2017

Bottom fishing results varied today from boat to boat but by and large everyone was successful. There was good Ling cod action and good numbers of Rockfish too.

Chinook salmon is open at this time and the rewards for the efforts vary, some days we get some some days we don't. The action has been good as we sort through Coho to find Chinook.

The Non-Selective season for Coho opens this Saturday so we are looking forward to that opportunity. ODFW has also raised the quota for the non-selective season by 1900 fish. That gives us a total of 7900 fish to be caught.

We have no good news on Tuna. Our intel puts the fish offshore 120 to 160 miles and the catch numbers are not strong. So far this year has been a bust.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 2nd and 3rd (Friday & Saturday) .

Non-Selective Coho opens September 2nd for a quota of 6000 fish (from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain).










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Just Another day on The Water


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Fishing Report:

09/01/2017

Bottom fishing results varied today from boat to boat but by and large everyone was successful. There was good Ling cod action and good numbers of Rockfish too.

Chinook salmon is open at this time and the rewards for the efforts vary, some days we get some some days we don't. The action has been good as we sort through Coho to find Chinook.

The Non-Selective season for Coho opens this Saturday so we are looking forward to that opportunity. ODFW has also raised the quota for the non-selective season by 1900 fish. That gives us a total of 7900 fish to be caught.

We have no good news on Tuna. Our intel puts the fish offshore 120 to 160 miles and the catch numbers are not strong. So far this year has been a bust.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 2nd and 3rd (Friday & Saturday) .

Non-Selective Coho opens September 2nd for a quota of 6000 fish (from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain).










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A GREAT START TO THE DAY ON THE SAMSON


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Fishing Report:

08/30/2017

Bottom fishing continues to be good, though the Rockfish bite has slowed a little the last few days the Lings have been on the bite big time. Crabbing continues to produce well.

We have space available for the 8 hour Long Range bottom Fish and crab for tomorrow (Thursday the 31st).

All-depth Halibut has reopened for this weekend and we do have some space available on Friday only. Call soon to make your reservation.

Chinook salmon is open at this time and the rewards for the efforts vary, some days we get some some days we don't. The action has been good as we sort through Coho to find Chinook.

The Non-Selective season for Coho opens this Saturday so we are looking forward to that opportunity.

Our Tuna intel still paints a gloomy picture. We are still hopeful but we need a big change in the conditions before fishing improves.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut reopens September 2nd and 3rd (Friday & Saturday) .

Non-Selective Coho opens September 2nd for a quota of 6000 fish (from Cape Falcon to Humbug Mountain).










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Now That Is A Cabezon


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Fishing Report:

08/24/2017

epoe Bay survived the Total Solar Eclipse Event in good fashion. It was truly amazing to see and we got to see it before anyone else. Fortunately that is behind us now and we can get on with the business at hand. I must say though that the birds around here really didn't care for the darkness that occurred at totality. They raised quite a ruckus.

We had a few days recently when we struggled on Rockfish and Lings but they have begun to pick up on the bite again. One of our six man boats out early this morning was nearly done on his first drift. Crabbing continues to be good although it is still necessary to cull out the soft ones.

We don't know yet if we will be getting any more All-Depth Halibut opportunities, we will let you know as soon as ODFW notifies us.

Chinook salmon is open at this time and the rewards for the efforts vary, some days we get some some days we don't. The action has been good as we sort through Coho to find Chinook.
Chinook salmon is open at this time and the rewards for the efforts vary, some days we get some some days we don't. The action has been good as we sort through Coho to find Chinook.

We are looking forward the the Non-selective Salmon season that opens September 2nd, we are seeing quite a few Coho around the boats on our bottom fishing trips.

Our Tuna intel is not good yet. We are still hopeful but we need a big change in the conditions before fishing improves.

Season Info:

All-Depth Halibut will reopen August 4-5 (Friday & Saturday) and every other Friday- Saturday until the quota is reached.










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