Big Bite Charters invites you to come to Garibaldi, Oregon and explore its beautiful waters full of various fish species. Together with Captain Demar Hagger, a friendly angler with vast experience, you can travel inshore, nearshore, as well as offshore and have lots of fun trying to make a good catch. Captain Demar is there to help you have a terrific time on the water, so pick a day that suits you and join him in Garibaldi for a true fishing adventure!

You will fish from a 30’ Thunder Jet aluminum fishing boat that can accommodate 6 guests. This mighty boat runs on triple 175 HP Suzuki engines, uses full-featured navigation technology, and is equipped with downriggers and a livewell. The boat features a portable toilet, a multimedia system, and an ice-box. There will even be a first mate on board to give you any help you may need.

Using light and heavy tackle, you can bottom fish, deep sea fish, troll, spin, as well as jig in order to attract fish. The species you will target include Albacore Tuna, Coho Salmon, Crab, Halibut, and Lingcod. You can choose whether you will keep or release the fish you catch and you are free to bring kids aboard.

Captain Demar will take care of all the fishing tackle, live bait, lures, and drinks. The only things you should bring on your trip are licenses and the food of your choice.

Big Bite Charters is waiting to take you on a lovely trip in Oregon, come aboard and create many wonderful memories on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Rockfising
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 3 - Sep 16 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sun)
    $400
    This trip will sea you chasing Seabass and Lingcod on light tackle. The trip lasts 4-5 hours. Fishing on Fridays and Saturdays is not possible because those days are reserved for Halibut, Tuna, and Salmon trips. Note that you can also do some crabbing for $15 per pot. You will drop pots on the way to the fish and pick them up on the way back.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Salmon Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $550
    You and the crew will be fishing for Chinook (King) and Coho (Silver) Salmon for 6-8 hours. The trip starts at 5:30 a.m. and includes all the fishing gear, drinks, and lures. Keep in mind that crabbing is also possible.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip – Halibut Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $600
    This trip will see you fishing for Halibut at the depth of some 220' or less. The trip lasts 6-8 hours and you will have all the fishing equipment and drinks. For an additional $15 per pot fee, you can also hunt Crab on this trip by dropping pots and collecting them on your way back.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Halibut Long Range
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip May 16 - Oct 1 (Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $750
    This trip also allows you to target Halibut for 8 hours but at a longer range and in deeper water. Just bring your licenses and some food and you will be set to go. Note that you can also try out some crabbing on your way back for $15 per pot.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Crabbing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $600
    This trip includes 8 hours of crabbing in Tillamook Bay. You will leave the dock at 5:00 a.m. and you should bring your fishing licenses and your favorite food. The captain will take care of everything else from the gear to drinks to catch cleaning. Note that you can also do crabbing on this trip at a $15 fee per pot.
  • Shared trip
    10 Hour – Halibut Tuna Combo (MAX5)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 15 - Sep 16
    $1,296
    These trips are long-range trips 25-50 miles off the Oregon coast. The max number of guests is 5.
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About the Captain

Demar Hagger
Garibaldi, Oregon, United States
6 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
17 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since July 2021
Captain Demar is a 43 years old angler from Oregon who has been fishing his whole life. After fishing in Alaska for some time, he returned to Oregon and he wishes to share his love for fishing with others.

About this listing

Targeted species

Crab Crab
Halibut Halibut
Lingcod Lingcod
Salmon (Coho) Coho Salmon

Boat specs

Thunder Jet (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2021. Powered by 3 175HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Drinks
First Mate

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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
8+
No Smoking
Inside cab
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid unnecessary hassle with carrying extra cash.

No additional fees.
Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (18)
great day with a great group.
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
73%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Ellen C.
Henderson, NV
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Full day trip with Captain Demar

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip – Salmon Fishing on August 7, 2022
Trip was first class. Captain Demar and his assistant Aaron were very professional, funny, easy directions and contact. We...
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David E.
United States
Excellent
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3/4 Day Trip Rockfishing

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Rockfising on September 16, 2021
My sons biggest request for his birthday trip was to charter a boat and go fishing. Captain Demar and 1st mate Adrian were...
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Paul H.
Glendale, AZ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great day rock fishing

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Rockfising on August 23, 2021
Faster boat meant more time fishing. Capt. Demar knew the right spots to hit where the fish were biting. You could tell Dean...
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Vicky T.
Junction City, OR
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full Day w/ Capt. Demar

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Salmon Fishing on September 13, 2021
The weather didn’t really cooperate, but that didn’t stop the captain from trying absolutely everything to catch fish. ...
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Kimberly H.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Demar

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FAQs about Big Bite Fishin Charters

Big Bite Fishin Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $200 per person - 3/4 Day Trip – Rockfising (6 hours)
  • $275 per person - Full Day Trip – Salmon Fishing (7 hours)
  • $300 per person - Full Day Trip – Halibut Inshore (7 hours)
  • $375 per person - Full Day Trip – Halibut Long Range (8 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Crabbing (4 hours)
  • $648 per person - 10 Hour – Halibut Tuna Combo (MAX5) (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Big Bite Fishin Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Big Bite Fishin Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Drinks
  • First Mate

Big Bite Fishin Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing

Big Bite Fishin Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Big Bite Fishin Charters include:
  • Crab
  • Halibut
  • Lingcod
  • Salmon (Coho)
  • Tuna (Albacore)