Oregon Coast Bottom Fishing Charters

Oregon Coast Bottom Fishing Charters

Best Bottom Fishing Charters in Oregon Coast

Oregon Coast: 64 fishing charters available

Woodys Northwest Fishing & Fun – Portland

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(1 review)
Portland
 Instant Confirmation

Play N Hooky Guide Service - Milwaukie

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(4 reviews)
Milwaukie
 Instant Confirmation

Big Bite Fishin Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(11 reviews)
Garibaldi
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $165

Premier Guide Service – Portland

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(1 review)
Portland
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $225

Bottom Fishing in Oregon Coast

When you’re dealing with some of the best freshwater fishing in the States and Tuna runs that have been covered on TV shows like Battlefish, it’s easy to see why other types of fishing often get overlooked. But ask any captain what bottom fishing the Oregon Coast is like, and you'll realize that this is about as good as saltwater food fishing gets

Which Trip Should I Take?

It all depends on the fish you want to catch! Rockfish, Lingcod, and Halibut are the main three bottom fishing targets for Oregon Coast fishing charters. Lingcod are the most interesting of the bunch because they’re present all year long and you’ll find them wherever you go. Rockfish come in different shapes and sizes, but some types (like the Yelloweye) are completely prohibited for fishing. And in order to catch Halibut, you’ll need to go a few dozen miles offshore.

Half Day Trips

Short trips are ideal for heading after Rockfish and young Lingcod with light tackle. This is fun for the whole family, especially in late spring and early summer.  Four to five hours is standard for this type of trip.

¾ Day Trips

With more time on your hands, you’ll be able to reach the waters that hold Halibut. With all of the Oregon Coast Bottom Fishing trifecta at your fingertips, you can enjoy yourself to the fullest. These trips typically last between six and eight hours.

Full Day Trips

The longer the trip, the bigger the reward, literally. You have the opportunity to fish the deepest areas available in search of some big Halibut and Lingcod. The best places for this type of trip are Astoria and Coos Bay, at the northern and southern part of Oregon respectively.

How to Prepare

Whether you decide on a quick trip nearshore or a deep sea adventure, all anglers aged 12 and older will need a fishing license. Dress appropriately, as it can get cold and rainy out there, especially offshore! If you have trouble with motion sickness, be sure to pack some Dramamine just in case.

Bottom fishing is a great way to have fun and end up with something nice to eat later, and the Oregon Coast is a perfect example of that. Try it out and you’ll be absolutely hooked!
 

Oregon Coast
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Based on 24,785 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

What anglers said about Bottom Fishing in Oregon Coast

We had so much fun. We learned alot about fishing. Fisher David was so much fun and highly professional and I was not afraid at all. Would recommend a fishing trip to anyone. We booked it again next month.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
We had so much fun. We learned alot about fishing. Fisher David was so much fun and highly professional and I was not afraid at all. Would recommend a fishing trip to anyone. We booked it again next month.
Becky  D.
Becky D. Silverton, OR
Listen to your guide and if he recommends to delay the trip and if you can do it!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Listen to your guide and if he recommends to delay the trip and if you can do it!
Keith  T.
Keith T. Bossier City, LA
Bring warm cloths. Even if its warm on shore it will be chilly on the water. Need good weather for access to the ocean.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Bring warm cloths. Even if its warm on shore it will be chilly on the water. Need good weather for access to the ocean.
Edward  N.
Edward N. Las Cruces, NM
make plans as close to visit to help ensure the salmon run is truly underway
Excellent
5.0 / 5
make plans as close to visit to help ensure the salmon run is truly underway
Gloria  S.
Gloria S. Scottsdale, AZ
Bottom fishing was excellent! Lots of facilities are available along with excellent guides!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Bottom fishing was excellent! Lots of facilities are available along with excellent guides!
James  S.
James S. Portland, Oregon
Just make sure you know what you are booking if you are from the East Coast. The charters in the East head out a lot further than the West coast ones do, apparently. Besides that, have fun. It will be a great experience.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Just make sure you know what you are booking if you are from the East Coast. The charters in the East head out a lot further than the West coast ones do, apparently. Besides that, have fun. It will be a great experience.
Jeff  H.
Jeff H. Lewisville, North Carolina
This is a great trip for first timers. Billy is very knowledgeable and patient. Safety is his priority.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
This is a great trip for first timers. Billy is very knowledgeable and patient. Safety is his priority.
Kieran  W.
Kieran W. Portland, OR
Definitely look up Jameson Johnson fishing this man I think has gills! He takes you to the fish and gives you an experience of a lifetime highly recommended can't wait to do it again
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Definitely look up Jameson Johnson fishing this man I think has gills! He takes you to the fish and gives you an experience of a lifetime highly recommended can't wait to do it again
Mark  H.
Mark H. El Cajon, CA
Fishing was good but again nature is in control and anyone that goes needs to be able to handle disappointment as well as over excitement about catching what they go for.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Fishing was good but again nature is in control and anyone that goes needs to be able to handle disappointment as well as over excitement about catching what they go for.
Connie  C.
Connie C. Hallsville, TX
Fishing trip was great. Catching was bad. Go fishing here in a smaller boat, 3 or 4 people.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Fishing trip was great. Catching was bad. Go fishing here in a smaller boat, 3 or 4 people.
James  C.
James C. Meridian, ID
DRESS WARM.BE PATIENT.STAY ON THE FISH LISTEN TO THE CAPTAIN. GOOD LUCK!!!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
DRESS WARM.BE PATIENT.STAY ON THE FISH LISTEN TO THE CAPTAIN. GOOD LUCK!!!
John  H.
John H. Puyallup, WA
I had never been fishing for Sturgeon and now I’m glad we did! Great suggestion by the Captain. Great action all day. Big fish!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I had never been fishing for Sturgeon and now I’m glad we did! Great suggestion by the Captain. Great action all day. Big fish!
Paul  W.
Paul W. Brookfield, WI
Track the weather. Best fishing for stealhead is after lots of rain that raises rivers to flood stage for several days. Be ready to fish when the water gets to a cloudy emerald green. The Kilchis will be ready first, Usually the second day after the rain backs off. The Wilson and Trask take longer, three days minimum.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Track the weather. Best fishing for stealhead is after lots of rain that raises rivers to flood stage for several days. Be ready to fish when the water gets to a cloudy emerald green. The Kilchis will be ready first, Usually the second day after the rain backs off. The Wilson and Trask take longer, three days minimum.
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FishingBooker Member Tillamook, Oregon
Don't bring any of your own fishing gear. Dress for rain and cold - although it was 81 degrees on 10-17-18 when I went.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Don't bring any of your own fishing gear. Dress for rain and cold - although it was 81 degrees on 10-17-18 when I went.
Thomas  R.
Thomas R. Seattle, WA
I would recommend to anglers fishing in Newport,to book a trip with Captain Gregory Niles, it was a great day of fishing adventure!
Excellent
4.7 / 5
I would recommend to anglers fishing in Newport,to book a trip with Captain Gregory Niles, it was a great day of fishing adventure!
Harry  C.
Harry C. Portland, OR
just do what the captain instructs you to do ie; if he tells you it's best to keep the rod in the pole holder then do it and don't hold the rod. thats why you loose fish. tip the captain well if you like him and he performs.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
just do what the captain instructs you to do ie; if he tells you it's best to keep the rod in the pole holder then do it and don't hold the rod. thats why you loose fish. tip the captain well if you like him and he performs.
Bill  M.
Bill M. Carmel Valley, CA
Make sure you are prepared if you get sea sick. Make sure you know what size boat would best fit the experience you are looking for and check multiple local sources if you aren't sure.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Make sure you are prepared if you get sea sick. Make sure you know what size boat would best fit the experience you are looking for and check multiple local sources if you aren't sure.
Bob  S.
Bob S. Homedale, ID
I have been fishing Southern Oregan & Northern California rivers for over 20 years and found that each day and each week can be different for size and quanity of fish. I recommend come up with a positive additude and enjoy the surroundings with friends and family.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I have been fishing Southern Oregan & Northern California rivers for over 20 years and found that each day and each week can be different for size and quanity of fish. I recommend come up with a positive additude and enjoy the surroundings with friends and family.
Stephen  H.
Stephen H. Pacifica, CA
Is a great experience people is friendly greg is cool and he knows what he's doing my kids were very happy for being the first time fishing in the ocean great experience we coming back soon
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Is a great experience people is friendly greg is cool and he knows what he's doing my kids were very happy for being the first time fishing in the ocean great experience we coming back soon
Juan  L.
Juan L. Grants Pass, OR
Be sure to book with a LOCAL GUIDE, like Mike . Lots of out of area guides just don't know the area.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be sure to book with a LOCAL GUIDE, like Mike . Lots of out of area guides just don't know the area.
FishingBooker Member
FishingBooker Member Antioch, California

Top Targeted Bottom Fishing Species in Oregon Coast