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Address: 1000 SE Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4201
Phone Number: +1 541-265-6800
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We are a friendly, family owned and operated office offering premium ocean...

We are a friendly, family owned and operated office offering premium ocean sport fishing charters for Albacore Tuna, Rockfish, Halibut, and Salmon. Rockfishing trips are available year-round, but Tuna, Halibut, and Salmon keep us very busy from May through September. We do not overcrowd our boats and have a maximum load of 16 fisherman for Rockfish, 12 for Halibut and Salmon, and 10 for Tuna on our two large boats. Private parties may bring as few or as many people desired up to 30. We run two twin 43ft. Deltas, the Crackerjack and Gracie K, and we also have a smaller 27ft. 6-pack boat named the Jana Sea which allows 6 maximum passengers for premium trips. We're located right next to the Embarcadero Resort Hotel in Newport on the Historic Bayfront.

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My son and I have been going out with Tradewinds for years and we decided this year to switch to another charter company in the wake of a pretty bad experience with Tradewinds... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Bruce S
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Newberg, Oregon
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Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My group was looking for a fishing outing, and settled on the ten hour Halibut/Bottom fishing trip. Overall it was a great day! Yaquina Bay Charters keeps their fishing groups at a dozen or less, which gives the Captain and Mate ample time to assist individuals as needed. We spent the first four hours fishing for Halibut - the seas... More 

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Newberg, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I have been going out with Tradewinds for years and we decided this year to switch to another charter company in the wake of a pretty bad experience with Tradewinds last year. We chose Yaquina Bay based on reviews, location and the smaller group sizes they advertised. Captain Jack was manning the checkin desk when we arrived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I booked this on the last minute and had a great time, our Captain Chet, went out of his way to explain how to work the rods for our best fishing experience. After having a poor experience the day before with a different outfit it was nice to find one that acted like they appreciated your business.... More 

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Joseph, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

My Grandson and I planned a full day of crabbing and fishing for his first visit to the Pacific Ocean. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate but we were still able to get a few hours in with Captain Chet who got us crabs and Black rockfish AND back to port unscathed in deteriorating weather. Can't say enough good things about... More 

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Saint James, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Aboard Gracie K, Captain Shannon excellent captain. I came with two of my son's and one grandson. Rock fish and crab 6 hour trip. We came in with 26 Black Rock and 3 boys 34 Dungeness crab. Captain Shannon very friendly and most of all competent.

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Fort Lupton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Eight of us joined Captain Jack for a great morning of fishing and crabbing. None had ever been deep sea fishing before, and it was the dream of a lifetime for a 71 year old fisherman. Everyone caught fish, and the help we had was great. What a fun way to end our Oregon Holiday.

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1 Thank Andi T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a splendid time off-shore Halibut fishing with Capt. Shannon on the Gracie K. He was determined that we all get our fish, and we did! He was friendly and helpful. We had a blast.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I had a trip planned with my father-in-law to do some bottom fishing. Neither of us had fished in a long time and we were looking forward to doing this together. However, the day before the trip, I received a call and email from the office saying that our trip had been canceled. We were already in town, and had... More 

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1 Thank Evan B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

My husband had and awesome first time deep sea fishing. He maxed out each day on fish. The crew was awesome to work with. He will be coming back to this place to fish again.

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Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Aboard the Gracie K with Captain Shannon and deckhand Cole for a nearshore halibut/rockfish combo trip. Great experience for my first time ocean fishing. Both the captain and the deckhand worked hard to help you haul in your catch and made sure your hook was baited. The captain had us on the halibut and we were able to limit our... More 

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