How about some of the finest eating fish around? Halibut charters out of Bandon start in May and run through late June. Albacore Tuna fishing begins in late June and lasts through mid-September. Bottomfishing out of Port Orford, Bandon and Charleston for Ling Cod, Rockfish and Cabezon starts in April and runs through early October.
Last but not least, Chinook and Coho salmon. Expect bright, high quality salmon. Spring Chinook fishing on the lower Umpqua runs from late March to June. Spring Chinook are caught anchor fishing out of a covered and heated river sled. Ocean salmon charters out of Charleston and Bandon run May to September. Tidewater fishing (Umpqua and Coos River) runs August through October. Tidewater Chinook are caught trolling at slow speeds with bait and lures. Elk and Sixes River Chinook fishing runs late October to January. Elk and Sixes River Chinook are caught backtrolling bait and lures from a drift boat.