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Address: 270 Coast Guard Drive, P.O. Box 552, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
Phone Number: +1 541-765-2545
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Description: located on Depoe Bays waterfront right next to the boats just past the...
located on Depoe Bays waterfront right next to the boats just past the coastguard station. public restrooms and plenty of public parking,turn east at Depoe Bay 's only stop lite and follow bay street to the waterfront.
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Captain put us "on the fish"

Seven of us went out on the Samson for a fishing trip, including a 7&10, year old and a few teenagers. The captain and crew were great, very good with the kids and very attentive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
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gilbert, az
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2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

Had us show up and waited until all the other charters had left then said "the weather was too bad" i.e. 'only 8 people showed up so its not worth our while.' Every other charter went out and had a great catch. Had they let us know instead of have us show up and wait till 8:10 to say they... More 

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gilbert, az
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

Seven of us went out on the Samson for a fishing trip, including a 7&10, year old and a few teenagers. The captain and crew were great, very good with the kids and very attentive to the gear and fishing. We caught lingcod and rockfish (a few varieties). We left by 8am and had all caught our limit within a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I went out on the Samson Wed sept 10th with Capt Lars and deckhand Dave for Coho the two of them worked really hard moving around to locate the fish. They were successful and we limited out with a really great grade of fish. I have to say these were two of the best charter crews we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Overall, we had a good trip. I went out with my dad, who, unfortunately didn't catch a salmon, but I was lucky enough to catch one. The captain of the 50 foot boat called "Samson" seemed like a genuinely nice guy, and he seemed to do his best to get us into the fish during the trip. I was not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Had a charter with them on September 7th. We caught our limit of salmon in less than 2 hours of fishing and were back at the dock in time for breakfast. Also had a charter out of Newport the next day that was much less successful and had much poorer service. Both charters fished the same area (a few miles... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

6 of us went out with James on the Triumph - very good decision as that guy knows what he is doing - put us on the fish quick and did not mess around - did not miss a net attempt, (more that we could say about other charters on that trip) and was really working the area and intel... More 

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Grandview, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is my favorite charter on the Oregon coast. Our boat (Samson) limited out with 28 salmon in 90 minutes. All were bright and beautiful. Thanks Capt. Lars and crewman Dave. Go Dockside for your next charter.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

My husband and I had the pleasure of going out salmon fishing on the Affair with Captain Loren. It was truly the best experience we have ever had. Loren was amazing! He started out with the safety talk, then let us know how to handle the gear and finally, how we were to conduct ourselves as a 'team' when there... More 

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Metairie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

James is the most hard working skipper I have ever seen. He got us into a bunch of tuna and worked his tail off to keep lines in the water while landing 5 to 6 tuna per person

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a better than expected time whale watching aboard Samson. The captain was very friendly and knowledgeable. We saw lots of whales! The only disappointment was that we didn't go much past the port to see them. Could have easily seen them from the whale watching viewing area next to the harbor, just not as close. Well worth the... More 

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