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“captain jack”(15 reviews)
“deck hand”(7 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1000 SE Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365-4201
+1 541-265-6800
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

very good crew , weather was perfect and would book them anytime. I'm looking forward to our next trip. It was the first time on the ocean with my twin 7 year old grandsons.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank David D
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

From the first contact to the follow up they were superb. The woman who runs the outfit is so sharp and a delight to talk to. Captain Jack and his crew were just great and we limited on rockfish, crab, and saw whales too. Couldn't...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Would not recommend. When we got on the boat, we were told that the toilet didn't flush so we were not allowed to poop for 6 hours. By the end of the trip, the toilet was overflowing and the men were peeing in a bottle....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fran W
YBCfam, Owner at Yaquina Bay Charters, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

Hi Fran, We are very sorry that you had a poor experience on our boat three weeks ago. We take your input very seriously and we never want anyone walking away from a trip feeling disgusted. Although we know this explanation does not take away...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

Not sure why rated so high. Did the 3 hour crab an whale watching. When I called they said they have local whales an will see them! No whales! Boat full of people. Only received 17 crab for 4 people. Limit is 12 each which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jaquine701
Reviewed May 17, 2018

I took my father-in-law on this trip and we both had a blast. Captain Jack and Anne were great. We caught our limits of rockfish and a couple lingcod as well. I would definitely recommend opting for the additional crab pots; we took home 11...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

We caught fish within 10 minutes of heading out. Captain Jack is awesome, helpful, and kept us going all day long. Yaquina Bay Charters is a well organized company that knows how to treat customers! Will come back every year.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank amelia2424
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Had the best time fishing!! We got bottom fish and Lin cod!! Got to see whales too!! We’re going to do this again soon!! So much fun!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Ethel M
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I went bottom fishing with my brother aboard the Gracie K. It was a full boat with 16 passengers and 15 of the 16 opted for crabbing also. We did not get off to the best of starts when the deckhand forgot to untie one...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Doug340
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Not an educational experience or highly interactive but our day (mine and 12 y daughter) was a highlight of 2 weeks in OR. Caught limit of rockfish and Dungeness crab. Very reasonable prices especially in light of the fresh seafood - pan fried, boiled, made...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank D B
Reviewed August 2, 2017

I rented the entire boat for a family of 9 to go out crabbing in the bay. A couple of days before the trip Rachel called to let me know that the crabbing in the bay was not good and offered me several options or...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from NTB10 | Reviewed this property |
No, but they are fairly inexpensive and you can buy them right there at the office before boarding.