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Tradewinds Charters

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Address: Highway 101, Downtown, Depoe Bay, OR 97341
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+1 541-765-2345

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Fishing charter in Depoe Bay

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
LeeAnn L
Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 find fish and catch our limit. I usually get a crabbing license as well, and... More 

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

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Corvallis, Oregon
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 boat! He cut our time short and the fishing sucked... I know that is not... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 and kept saying "Wow!" We were very fortunate to have great weather and lots of... More 

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Lewiston, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 we all had a blast! Was nice to be out on the water!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The crew was fabulous making the kids in the boat feel safe. I took my 7 year old on a mother son trip and there was another mother son with us. They set us up on the same side close together. Checked in on the kids regularly. Made sure they felt comfortable and safe. Reassured them. Captain engaged them as... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went in an excursion a couple of days ago. Overall pretty good. We saw multiple whales which was awesome. We left right on time I expected the captain to share a. little more information about the whales. Also if you go make sure you are on the right of the boat. The folks on that side had a much better... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The weather was a typical Oregon Coast day....in the summer....misty, drizzeling, windy and a tad cold. Perfect for whale watching because the whale's love it in Depoe Bay. Just standing waiting for our turn to board the boat we saw a smaller grey whale swimming in the bay just below the parking. The charter was easy to find right off... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Did a 6 pack (small boat) with my wife and 3 kids. Limited on crabs. Kids were able to catch quite a few fish themselves. Great experience for them as well as us. Motion sickness patches recommended if you sea sick.

1 Thank Steve K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Saw a whale, not too crowded. It was awesome! My family loved it-Tradewinds knows what they're doing. Once in a lifetime experience that I'll definitely do again.

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