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Tradewinds Charters

P.O. Box 123, Highway 101, Downtown, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
541.765.2345
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Ranked #8 of 10 Attractions in Depoe Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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Riviera, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

My sister-in-law and I took the 1 hour whale watching trip and it was awesome! Saw lots of whales. Personnel were friendly and informative. Looked like a great company to use for charter fishing as well, as lots of salmon and crabs were being cleaned at the cleaning table as we left.

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West Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Crew friendly. Seen a whale within the first 5 minutes! Crew pointed out every whale that was spotted.

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I went on a half day bottom fishing trip and had a blast! Neither of us had much experience fishing, and the staff was really helpful and fun. We both caught lots of rockfish, and my daughter caught a big ling cod that everyone was admiring! It was great to have them filleted right at the port... More

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Winnenden, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

on the boat getting outside of the bay is the best part, also chasing the whale is so bumpy. At the end we saw whales. But we saw them even better from the shore. The price for a one hour cruise was acceptable. So in total - do it

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Jackson, Wyoming
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Did an ashes at sea charter, it was short. Not sure what we were expecting, but it was pretty much go out for 10 minutes, stop for five, and head back to the marina. Second time we've used tradewinds for something- a couple summers ago we used them for a bottom fishing experience. Kind of surprised the captain was iffy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was the cheapest charter we found along the Oregon coast, maybe because they can hold up to 22ppl. We did just the bottom fishing package and went out on the early morning trip. There was a coffee shop open early for food and coffee and the charter also offers free coffee on the boat. The captain and skipper were... More

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Riddle, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

One of the most memorable fishing charters I've ever had; better even than the Halibut trip I took out of Valdez, AK. Boated 71 albacore; crew was knowledgeable, friendly, professional, and handled all the logistics well. The costs were reasonable and although there were 13 fishermen on the trip, the big Kadaho had plenty of room for all and it... More

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Well I really don't know what these other bad reviews are all about.Depoe Bay Tradewinds Charter is Awesome!Well for the past 3 years I've been going to beautiful Eugene Oregon with my Girl to Visit her Parents & Each time I have gone fishing out of Tradewinds Charter first time back in Sept 2012 went on the Season with captin... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The fishing here tends to be better than in Newport. The staff is short on customer service. I got a surprise on cost which is never good. There is no discount for kids. I also got a surprise on my type of fishing trip. I asked for salmon fishing with and ended up on a boat with 16 fishermen trying... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My friend and I did the salmon, crabbing and bottom fishing package. The rod guides were missing on many of the rods, the captain was rude and did not seem knowledgeable about the best fishing spots. Overall a poor value for the high price of the trip.

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