Depoe Bay Fishing Fleet
Captain: Kaleb Thorson
"Experience the ultimate offshore fishing adventure on board the Kadaho, our 50’ Delta Delta boat with a fast cruise speed of 19 knots. With our experienced and knowledgeable crew, you'll have the opportunity to catch Halibut and Tuna on our offshore trips. For those looking for inshore fishing, we offer Salmon, Rockfish, and Lingcod trips, as well as crabbing charters. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, the Kadaho is equipped to provide you with an unforgettable fishing experience on the Oregon Coast. Book your trip now and join us for a day of fun and excitement!"
Captain: Dan Zimmerman (Booner)
Captain Dan Zimmerman, also known as Booner, is at the helm of the Mariner - a 43' twin diesel sport fisher that offers both comforts for fishing and whale watching. With a spacious forward and aft deck and an entry door that meets ADA specifications for easy accessibility, the Mariner is the perfect vessel for all types of adventurers. Captain Dan has been sailing from Depoe Bay since 1960 and has over 30 years of experience as a skipper. His specialties include light tackle bottom fishing, crabbing, salmon fishing, and whale watching, so you're guaranteed to have a good time on board. Contact us now to book your trip with Captain Dan and the Mariner!
Captain: Brian Philips
Captain Brian Philips invites you to come aboard the Morning Star, a 47-foot vessel for an unforgettable experience of bottom fishing, crabbing, and whale watching. With over 50 years of experience, Brian began his career as a deckhand for commercial salmon fishing and now specializes in the charter fishing industry. The Morning Star is fully equipped for comfort and safety, and Captain Brian's expertise ensures that your trip will be enjoyable and unforgettable. Don't miss out on the opportunity to explore the ocean with one of Depoe Bay's most experienced captains. Book your trip today!
Captain: Brad Haight
Looking for an action-packed fishing adventure? Look no further than the 43-foot Rawson captained by Brad Haight, son of Captain Max Haight. With over 23 years of experience as a captain in the Depoe Bay charter fishing industry, Brad and his crew specialize in all areas of sport fishing, including halibut, tuna, salmon, bottom fishing, and crabbing. Plus, they also offer unforgettable whale-watching cruises. Book your trip now for a chance to experience the thrill of fishing and the beauty of the Oregon coast with Captain Brad and his crew.
Captain: Chris Schaffner
Vessel: 50' Delta Delta
Outer Limits owned and operated by Chris Schaffner is a 50’ Delta Marine Charter Boat with brand new (July 2022) twin 500HP Cummins diesel engines! They are Tier 3 motors meaning they do not smoke at all and do not emit hardly any diesel engine smell. Making your special day that much more enjoyable fishing her stern. Outer Limits also has a very roomy comfortable cabin for those days when getting out of the weather is needed. Chris has been in the coastal fishing industry since he was a little boy (age 10). He has enjoyed and cherished every day on the water. He also shares his passion with his son, Ethan, who works with him almost every day in the summers. He always has only one goal each morning and that is to get you your fish! The Outer Limits is also equipped with the latest and greatest Raymarine 3D Electronics to make finding fish easier. Outer Limits is a full-time year-round charter boat and fishes for Tuna, Halibut, Rockfish and Salmon. Also, Outer Limits is equipped with the proper railing to do Whale Watches and Scenic Cruises.
Meet Captain Roland Wilson, the skipper of our New 6 Passenger boat Tribute. The Tribute is a 30’ Roberts with a brand new Tier 3 John Deer engine. Roland's passion for fishing started at an incredibly young age - he began fishing at the age of 4 and started working on charters at just 13 years old. Originally a San Diego tuna fisherman, Roland has spent his life on the water and knows the ins and outs of fishing like few others.
Roland's goal is to make every trip aboard the Tribute the most fun you've ever had on the water. His boat targets every species on the Oregon coast, with a main focus on offshore fishing including Halibut, Salmon and Tuna. He will offer inshore bottom fishing and crabbing trips as well as custom charters. Roland is proud to have the best gear a charter boat can offer, including an electric pot puller for easy crabbing. He runs a client-focused operation, always striving for his trips to be more than just a fishing excursion, but a true memorable experience.
Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, Roland and the Tribute will make sure you have an unforgettable time on the water. Book your next fishing adventure with Tradewinds Charters and experience the thrill of reeling in the big catch with Captain Roland and the Tribute!