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Tradewinds Charters

Highway 101, Downtown, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
+1 541-765-2345
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Took my three sons on a crabbing excursion. Was a lot of work but we came home with our limits of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darin N
via mobile
Nice trip

The boat was fine, not a lot of seats, but that is to be expected on a small boat. We did get to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve Y
Portland, Oregon
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Highway 101, Downtown, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
+1 541-765-2345
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my three sons on a crabbing excursion. Was a lot of work but we came home with our limits of crabs and good memories.

Thank Darin N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The boat was fine, not a lot of seats, but that is to be expected on a small boat. We did get to see a whale, though it was from a distance. Tip: If you can ask to get on at the dock, the stairs...More

Thank Steve Y
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We didn't get to see whales, in part because as sadly shortly before we headed out, fog rolled in. But I can't use that as a complaint as the sea is not a zoo! But we still had a great time and great ride out...More

Thank Willowsandroads
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I have been coming here for over 20 years and usually catch lots of fish. All their skippers are great and they provide all the gear you need. They even clean your fish for a small fee.

1  Thank Richard_Apdx
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Our daughter made a two hour reservation on a whale watching boat Sunday March 19 leaving at noon. It was a lovely day for an ocean excursion and the whales cooperated! I heard there were 11 whales seen spouting. It would have been fun if...More

Thank Widlfire
Reviewed 21 October 2016

I have been fishing with Tradewinds Charters for over twenty years. I keep going back to them for several reasons: All the Captains and First Mates I have been onboard with have been so professional and accommodating and helpful to all of us. We always...More

1  Thank Ilga P
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Our boat, the Kimberly Ann, did very well. Every one on the boat caught their limit of salmon in four hours. Rock fishing was a little slow but we also got very large crabs in the traps. Our captain, Richard was very nice and helpful

Thank LeeAnn L
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We have gone out with Captain Eric several times and will only go with him from now on! We were put on a boat with Captain @$$ and he was rude to us and didn't act like he even wanted to be on his own...More

Thank oregon349
Reviewed 18 September 2016

What an amazing trip! We had a great week on the coast and this was easily my favorite part. I was a little unsure about taking our toddler out, but am so glad that we did. She was excited to see a whale up close...More

2  Thank BouvOnTheMove
Reviewed 30 August 2016

First: If stairs are not in your plan...look elsewhere because there are a bunch of them! Other than that...we had a blast!!! Took us out to the bay, saw many whales up close and personal. Captain was great...(deckhand..not so much), There were 5 of us.....and...More

1  Thank Idaho4me
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9 June 2017|
Response from Widlfire | Reviewed this property |
I just checked on tradewinds depoe bay and found a scrolling list of what they were catching. Their phone number is 541-445-8730 for more details. Hope you have a fun time and don't get seasick!
19 March 2017|
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Response from gonzotravelor | Property representative |
Thank you for the question. At this time Fish and Wildlife has not given dates for this fishery. In previous years this has been quite slow and possible may not have a season then. The best fishing may be Rock fishing... More