Fish Report for 7-24-2020
Rockfish and Ling Cod fishing has remained good
by Dockside Charters Staff
ODFW announced a change in bag limits and species retention. Effective 7-20-20 the Rockfish bag limit has been raised to 7 per person per day from the previous 5. Retention of any of the nearshore complex of Copper, Quillback and China Rockfish is now zero. Rockfish and Ling Cod fishing has remained good although for the last few days the bite has not been smoking hot. Fish are showing on the fish finders in large aggregations but have not bitten well. It has taken continued effort by the fisherman to come home with limit or near limit catches. Crab catches continue to be good.
Our Halibut fishermen had to put in a long day yesterday but did get their fish. The bite was slow in the morning and about half of the fish were put back because of the size. As the days progressed so did the size of the fish. It made for a long hard day on the water but they finished strong.
No Salmon boats out for a couple of days so no new report there.
Recent wind and weather has pushed the Tuna back offshore out of reach.
Bottom Fishing is Going Strong
When the Dockside Fleet hit the water today the conditions were decent, not much swell and not much wind. As...... Read More
Dockside Charters Report
After a break yesterday due to too much wind and a short frequency on the swell we were back on the water today. Conditions were much improved but the rockfish remained largely off the bite. The Ling Cod on the other hand were snapping like mad. Nearly everyone that put in the effort limited on Lings. The wind and swell mellowed out as the day went on making afternoon trips enjoyable. The Rockfish bit much better in the afternoon producing...... Read More
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