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Headed For The Grill


DOCKSIDE CHARTERS

Fishing Report: 07/31/2021

The Coho fishermen had a great day today. Loads of action on keepers and none-fin clipped fish too. They ended up very nearly limited and everyone had fish to take home.

Bottom fishing was excellent as well both morning and afternoon. Those that put in the effort were rewarded with limit or near limit catches on rockfish and many Lings hit the deck. Crabbing was good also.

ODFW data indicates we have taken 29% of our 120,000 Coho quota as of the 25th.

Just when we were getting excited about tuna the weather conditions are going to keep us inshore. Prevailing winds are not bring the fish any closer in good numbers and will make getting offshore to them difficult at best. At this time we are not making Tuna reservations online, call for info. Obviously this blows.

ODFW has announced the Coho season dates and quotas. For our region the season will open June 12th (that is early compared to recent years). The quota is 120,000 fin clipped fish or until August 28th. The non-selective opens September 10th for each Friday, Saturday, Sunday through September 30th or until a quota of 14,000 fish are taken.


ODFW Staff recommended 2021 PACIFIC HALIBUT Sport Seasons: Officially adopted 04-23-21

Central Oregon Coast Subarea

Spring All-Depth Season:

Fixed Dates: May 13-15, May 20-22, June 3-5, June 10-12, June 17-19, and July 1-3.
Back-up Dates (available if quota remains): July 15-17 and July 29-31.
Quota = 172,244 pounds.
For the Central Oregon Coast spring all-depth fixed dates, based on input from last week’s public meeting, the online survey, and anglers calling staff directly, staff are recommending 18 fixed dates, skipping weeks with a morning low tide that is lower than negative two feet. There were some recommendations from the public for a more conservative approach (15 fixed dates instead of 18), though the majority preferred 18 fixed dates. The ODFW staff recommendation is based on trying to balance all of those considerations of opportunity, quota risk, safety, etc.

Summer All-Depth Season: Opens Aug 5-7, then each Thurs, Fri and/or Sat until the earlier of quota attainment or Oct 31. Initial quota = 68,351 pounds. Any overage taken during the Spring All-Depth fishery will lower the Summer All-Depth available quota.

2021 Halibut Season:

Nearshore: Opens May 1, seven days per week, inside the 40-fathom line, through the earlier of quota attainment or Oct 31. Quota = 32,591 pounds.

You can get more information or make your reservation by calling 541-765-2545 or online at www.docksidedepoebay.com




Season Info:

Seasonal info will be posted as it becomes available:

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted rules for the sport groundfish fishery in 2021 (all begin January 1 unless otherwise noted), changes for 2021 in bold:
· Bottomfish depth restriction: 40 fathoms, June 1 – August 31.
· General marine bag limit: 6 fish
o Copper, quillback, and China rockfish: 1 fish sub-bag
o Cabezon: 1 fish sub-bag; opens July 1
· Lingcod: 2 fish bag
· Flatfish: 25 fish bag
· Longleader fishery: 10-fish bag, specified midwater rockfish only; seaward of 40 fm; specified gear; cannot be combined with groundfish or halibut except as noted below
· Longleader fishing allowed after halibut fishing on all-depth halibut trips during the bottomfish depth restriction (June 1 – August 31).
o All fishing with halibut gear on the same trip must be completed before any rockfish are retained.
o Longleader bag limit, gear, and all other rules apply.
o ODFW is developing an informational handout describing this new combined opportunity, which will be posted on our website (paper copies available upon request).
· Descending devices required on all vessels fishing for groundfish or halibut, and must be used when releasing any rockfish when seaward of 30 fathoms



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Fishing Report: 07/26/2021

Fishing for all species today was a little tough. There was plenty of wind to go around and the waters were choppy as a result. Rockfish and Ling Cod were slow to bite and so where the salmon. Just one of the days were the fish won. The crab pots produced quite well today.

ODFW data indicates we have taken 29% of our 120,000 Coho quota as of the 25th.

Just when we were getting excited about tuna the weather conditions are going to keep us inshore. Prevailing winds are not bring the fish any closer in good numbers and will make getting offshore to them difficult at best. At this time we are not making Tuna reservations online, call for info.

ODFW has announced the Coho season dates and quotas. For our region the season will open June 12th (that is early compared to recent years). The quota is 120,000 fin clipped fish or until August 28th. The non-selective opens September 10th for each Friday, Saturday, Sunday through September 30th or until a quota of 14,000 fish are taken.


ODFW Staff recommended 2021 PACIFIC HALIBUT Sport Seasons: Officially adopted 04-23-21

Central Oregon Coast Subarea

Spring All-Depth Season:

Fixed Dates: May 13-15, May 20-22, June 3-5, June 10-12, June 17-19, and July 1-3.
Back-up Dates (available if quota remains): July 15-17 and July 29-31.
Quota = 172,244 pounds.
For the Central Oregon Coast spring all-depth fixed dates, based on input from last week’s public meeting, the online survey, and anglers calling staff directly, staff are recommending 18 fixed dates, skipping weeks with a morning low tide that is lower than negative two feet. There were some recommendations from the public for a more conservative approach (15 fixed dates instead of 18), though the majority preferred 18 fixed dates. The ODFW staff recommendation is based on trying to balance all of those considerations of opportunity, quota risk, safety, etc.

Summer All-Depth Season: Opens Aug 5-7, then each Thurs, Fri and/or Sat until the earlier of quota attainment or Oct 31. Initial quota = 68,351 pounds. Any overage taken during the Spring All-Depth fishery will lower the Summer All-Depth available quota.

2021 Halibut Season:

Nearshore: Opens May 1, seven days per week, inside the 40-fathom line, through the earlier of quota attainment or Oct 31. Quota = 32,591 pounds.

You can get more information or make your reservation by calling 541-765-2545 or online at www.docksidedepoebay.com




Season Info:

Seasonal info will be posted as it becomes available:

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted rules for the sport groundfish fishery in 2021 (all begin January 1 unless otherwise noted), changes for 2021 in bold:
· Bottomfish depth restriction: 40 fathoms, June 1 – August 31.
· General marine bag limit: 6 fish
o Copper, quillback, and China rockfish: 1 fish sub-bag
o Cabezon: 1 fish sub-bag; opens July 1
· Lingcod: 2 fish bag
· Flatfish: 25 fish bag
· Longleader fishery: 10-fish bag, specified midwater rockfish only; seaward of 40 fm; specified gear; cannot be combined with groundfish or halibut except as noted below
· Longleader fishing allowed after halibut fishing on all-depth halibut trips during the bottomfish depth restriction (June 1 – August 31).
o All fishing with halibut gear on the same trip must be completed before any rockfish are retained.
o Longleader bag limit, gear, and all other rules apply.
o ODFW is developing an informational handout describing this new combined opportunity, which will be posted on our website (paper copies available upon request).
· Descending devices required on all vessels fishing for groundfish or halibut, and must be used when releasing any rockfish when seaward of 30 fathoms



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Most Recent Data From ODFW


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Fishing Report: 07/21/2021

Due to skyrocketing fuel prices (we are paying $4.31.9 per gallon here in Depoe Bay and a boat won't go quite one mile on a gallon) and the increased costs of everything related to fishing ,Dockside has been forced to increase the price of our five hour trips from $90 to $95. We are holding the line on other prices at this time. The change is effective immediately but does not apply to reservations made prior to 07-16-2021.

The Rockfish bite has held up well while Ling Cod is variable. Crabbing has picked up somewhat.

Coho slowed for a couple days but seems to be picking up again. They are certainly a nice grade of fish for this early in the season. We are getting mixed reports from the boats this morning, some are doing better than others but as you know that is fishing. The trips aren't over yet either...

Looking at the ODFW data indicates we have taken 22% of our 120,000 Coho quota.

Just when we were getting excited about tuna the weather conditions are going to keep us inshore. Prevailing winds are not bring the fish any closer in good numbers and will make getting offshore to them difficult at best. At this time we are not making Tuna reservations online, call for info.

ODFW has announced the Coho season dates and quotas. For our region the season will open June 12th (that is early compared to recent years). The quota is 120,000 fin clipped fish or until August 28th. The non-selective opens September 10th for each Friday, Saturday, Sunday through September 30th or until a quota of 14,000 fish are taken.


ODFW Staff recommended 2021 PACIFIC HALIBUT Sport Seasons: Officially adopted 04-23-21

Central Oregon Coast Subarea

Spring All-Depth Season:

Fixed Dates: May 13-15, May 20-22, June 3-5, June 10-12, June 17-19, and July 1-3.
Back-up Dates (available if quota remains): July 15-17 and July 29-31.
Quota = 172,244 pounds.
For the Central Oregon Coast spring all-depth fixed dates, based on input from last week’s public meeting, the online survey, and anglers calling staff directly, staff are recommending 18 fixed dates, skipping weeks with a morning low tide that is lower than negative two feet. There were some recommendations from the public for a more conservative approach (15 fixed dates instead of 18), though the majority preferred 18 fixed dates. The ODFW staff recommendation is based on trying to balance all of those considerations of opportunity, quota risk, safety, etc.

Summer All-Depth Season: Opens Aug 5-7, then each Thurs, Fri and/or Sat until the earlier of quota attainment or Oct 31. Initial quota = 68,351 pounds. Any overage taken during the Spring All-Depth fishery will lower the Summer All-Depth available quota.

2021 Halibut Season:

Nearshore: Opens May 1, seven days per week, inside the 40-fathom line, through the earlier of quota attainment or Oct 31. Quota = 32,591 pounds.

You can get more information or make your reservation by calling 541-765-2545 or online at www.docksidedepoebay.com




Season Info:

Seasonal info will be posted as it becomes available:

The Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission adopted rules for the sport groundfish fishery in 2021 (all begin January 1 unless otherwise noted), changes for 2021 in bold:
· Bottomfish depth restriction: 40 fathoms, June 1 – August 31.
· General marine bag limit: 6 fish
o Copper, quillback, and China rockfish: 1 fish sub-bag
o Cabezon: 1 fish sub-bag; opens July 1
· Lingcod: 2 fish bag
· Flatfish: 25 fish bag
· Longleader fishery: 10-fish bag, specified midwater rockfish only; seaward of 40 fm; specified gear; cannot be combined with groundfish or halibut except as noted below
· Longleader fishing allowed after halibut fishing on all-depth halibut trips during the bottomfish depth restriction (June 1 – August 31).
o All fishing with halibut gear on the same trip must be completed before any rockfish are retained.
o Longleader bag limit, gear, and all other rules apply.
o ODFW is developing an informational handout describing this new combined opportunity, which will be posted on our website (paper copies available upon request).
· Descending devices required on all vessels fishing for groundfish or halibut, and must be used when releasing any rockfish when seaward of 30 fathoms



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Tuna / Fishing Report Archive (Previous 200 Reports)