Oregon’s ocean offers a variety of fishing opportunities. For the ocean-going angler, whether on a private boat or a charter, there’s trolling for halibut, tuna, salmon and ground fish. From shore, anglers canfish for rockfish and other groundfish near rocky jetties, or surfperch off sandy beaches.
Halibut – halibut fishing seasons are usually set in March
Sport Halibut Seasons Map (pdf)
Current Sport Halibut Catch Estimates
Ocean Salmon –fishing seasons and daily bag limits are announced in April; early seasons may begin in mid-March.
Oregon Ocean Sport Salmon Seasons (pdf)
Current Ocean Salmon Recreation Catch Estimates by Port
Ocean Salmon Identification
Groundfish – this fishery includes lingcod, rockfish, greenling, cabezon, and many others.
Marine Recreational Fishing in Oregon brochures
Crabbing and Clamming
Surfperch Fishing in Oregon – how to fish for surfperch