Pastime Fishing Adventures – Offshore

Get offshore with Pastime Fishing Adventures and discover a world of thrilling fishing. Based out of Newport, OR, or Depoe Bay, you’ll voyage out into the Pacific’s rich waters, taking advantage if its incredible fishing. From monster Halibut to delicious Salmon, Lingcod, Seabass, and many more, you’re in for a real treat with Captain Don.

An Oregon native, Capt. Don has been fishing these waters his whole life, running charters for over 15 years. He knows every twist and turn of the local rivers and knows all the sweet spots offshore. Let him take you up to 20 miles offshore to discover some thrilling fishing.

Aboard his 28’ Alumaweld Formula Vee aluminum sport fishing vessel, you’ll have everything you need for a productive day on the water. Powered by a 300 HP Mercury Verado engine, you’ll reach speeds of up to 40 knots as you chase after the exciting fish. When you hit the sweet spots, you can use the downriggers and outriggers to troll, while the livewell will keep your bait fresh.

Go after some thrilling Salmon, monster Halibut, and delicious Lingcod, among many more bottom fish. Head up to 20 miles offshore as you troll for Coho and Chinook Salmon. While you’ll stay nearshore, up to 5 miles out, as you bottom fish for Lingcod and more. Get ready for some heavy lifting as you battle it out with these beasts, trying your best to take home plenty of delicious creatures to fill the fridge.

At the end of the trip, your captain will clean and prepare your catch, so you’re ready to cook it up right away. All you need to do is bring some snacks and drinks aboard and make the most of your time on the water. Capt. Don will pick you up from Newport or head off from Depoe Bay, just let him know what’s easiest.

All you need is an Oregon fishing license along with some drinks or snacks.

Come aboard! The prolific Pacific awaits with Pastime Fishing Adventures.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (Private)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $800
    Have the boat to yourself as you explore some serious offshore fishing in the Pacific. Make the most of your time on the water and explore the rich waters off the coast of Oregon, as you hunt some delicious creatures. From Salmon to Halibut, Lingcod to Seabass, you'll have plenty of exciting fish to target, with the prospect of a delicious treat at the end of the day. Head up to 20 miles offshore and test your skills against some of the sea's finest creatures.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip – Halibut
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 10 - Aug 9 (Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $450
    If you want to chase massive Halibut, this is the trip for you! You will be going further offshore to chase these delicious bottom dwellers, so this 8-hour trip is the recipe for success. Remember to bring your fishing license, drinks, and food.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip (Shared)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $400
    Get out on the ocean for a full 8 hours and explore the incredible witers of the Pacific. When it's Salmon season, you can head up to 5 miles offshore to test your skills to fill the boat, while the rest of the year, you'll have no shortage of delicious Lingcod, Halibut, and other bottom fish. Up to 20 miles offshore, you're in for some heavy lifting against some of the ocean's biggest bottom fish.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip (Shared)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $250
    Spend 4 hours on the waters out of Newport or Depoe Bay Harbor. Dip your feet in the water and see what all the fuss is about. Bottom fish to lure Halibut, Lingcod, Seabass, and more, while you can also troll for delicious Salmon as well. Everything you need for a productive day of fishing is provided, just bring some snacks and make the most of it.
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About the Captain

Pastime Fishing Adventures
Newport, Oregon, United States
37 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
50 Customer Reviews
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Member since January 2019
I started fishing young with my father and loved being out on the water. He taught me the ins and outs of fishing the Oregon Coast and the Columbia River with its tributaries. 15 years ago I decided to start sharing my knowledge with others and it has been the greatest career anyone could choose. We use a variety of fishing techniques depending on where we are fishing. On the ocean, it's a combination of live bait, lures, and jigs. On the river it's similar, but we also use fresh or frozen shad for catching Sturgeon. Rest assured, we will have all the latest and greatest gear to catch the fish. We even make our own jigs.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Halibut Halibut
Lingcod Lingcod
Rockfish Rockfish
Salmon (Chinook) Salmon (Chinook)

Salmon (Coho) Salmon (Coho)
Sturgeon Sturgeon

Boat Specs

Alumaweld Formula Vee (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 300HP Mercury Verado engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Recent Fishing Reports

Saltwater success
Saltwater success
May 3, 2021
Offshore fishing is at its best. We have space available for your family outings.
Halibut time
Halibut time
April 29, 2021
Halibut season opens may 1st. Looking forward to some excellent fishing.

Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip (Private) on May 10, 2021
Trip was good no fish but pretty rough sea captain was awesome.wife got pretty sick but captain did all he could to make her...
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4 hour trip with Captain Donald

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (Shared) on April 7, 2021
He was very patient with us and worked his tail off to make sure we had a great time and catch.  It was my grandson’s first...
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Bottom fishing with Donald!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (Private) on April 6, 2021
The boat was nice and the captain knows his business. I’ve been on a few charters, this was the best, I’ll be coming back...
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (Private) on October 5, 2020
We flew in 3,000 miles to fish the Pacific and couldn’t have had better weather, a better day or a better Captain.  Donald...
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip (Private) on July 3, 2020
This was my families first trip on the ocean and Captain Don did not disappoint! We were in fish all day long, Captain Don...
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FAQs about Pastime Fishing Adventures – Offshore

Pastime Fishing Adventures – Offshore offers the following trips to customers:
  • $125 per person - Half Day Trip (Shared) (4 hours)
  • $200 per person - Full Day Trip (Shared) (8 hours)
  • $225 per person - Full Day Trip – Halibut (8 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $175 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (Private) (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Pastime Fishing Adventures – Offshore, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Pastime Fishing Adventures – Offshore include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting

Pastime Fishing Adventures – Offshore offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Columbia and Willamette Rivers)
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing (Lingcod, Rockfish, Salmon)
  • Offshore Fishing (Halibut and Salmon)
  • Reef Fishing

Pastime Fishing Adventures – Offshore offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Pastime Fishing Adventures – Offshore include:
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Rockfish
  • Salmon (Chinook)
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Sturgeon