Crabbing, Clamming & Fishing

Fishing is in no short supply here, there’s fish for every season and an endless choice of prime fishing spots to select from.

There’s over 30 lakes and rivers to choose from in Coos County, and bay and ocean fishing. Come by boat, by foot, by kayak or by charter, the fish are biting.

We’ve put together a list of resources on the left that might be helpful in planning your trip. Be sure to visit one of our bait shops while in the area, they’re always willing to share pointers with visiting anglers.

Download our fishing rack card here. 


Trip Ideas

Winter Steelhead

Winter Steelhead Fishing Trip Idea

Of the many outdoor recreational activities here on Oregon’s Adventure Coast, winter steelhead fishing is undoubtedly a favorite among sportsmen!  Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston has a bounty of incredible fishing options, so we asked a…


Saltwater Fishing – Ocean & Bay

Most Pacific salmon fishing occurs April through November, and sport seasons are regulated for Coho and Chinook salmon by state and federal agencies. Check with the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife for the most up to date recreation report…

fishing at empirelake

Fresh Water Fishing Options – By Body of Water

Lake, river and stream fishing are popular pursuits. Early summer and late fall salmon runs offer the best chances for a great catch and hearty sportsmen will enjoy the challenges of winter steelhead fishing. For the most updated fishing information…