The Tradewinds Fleet

Sea Fever
Captain: Major Dan Zimmerman

The Sea Fever is a 32-foot Roberts Sportfisher 6-man boat, Specialties include nearshore and deep water bottom and Halibut fishing, Salmon fishing and crabbing with any fishery allowed.

Kimberly Ann
Captain: Richard Newton

The Kimberly Ann is a 33-foot single diesel inshore fishing boat that fishes for salmon, bottom fish, and deep water bottom fishing. it also does crabbing on combo trips. It is a 6-pac boat so takes a maximum of 6-passengers per trip that has 75 feet of fishing room along the rail. So you don’t have to worry about shoulder to shoulder fishing as you can choose your spot from stem to stern.

Captain: Dan Zimmerman (Booner)

The Mariner is a 43′ twin diesel sport fisher sporting a spacious forward & after deck for providing comfort for both fishing and whale watching. She also has an entry door which meets ADA specifications for easy on, easy off. Captain Dan has been sailing from Depoe Bay since 1960. Entering his 30th year as “Skipper”, his specialty is light tackle bottom fishing, crabbing, salmon fishing & whale watching. Guaranteed to have a good time.

Morning Star
Captain: Brian Philips

This 45 foot vessel charters for bottom fish, crab, salmon, and whale watching.


Mr. Max
Captain: Brad Haight

Captained by owner/operator Brad Haight (son of Captain Max Haight), this 43 foot Rawson specializes in all areas of sport fishing including: Halibut, Tuna, Salmon, Bottom Fishing and Crabbing, as well as Whale Watching Cruises. Captain Brad and crew provide an exciting, action packed fishing adventure! Captain Brad has been in the charter fishing industry out of Depoe Bay his entire life! Brad has been a Captain for 23 years.

Captain: Craig Calkins

Captained by owner/operator Craig Calkins, this 43 foot Delta/Delta twin diesel specializes in light tackle Bottom Fishing, Crabbing, Salmon Fishing and Whale Watching Cruises. Captain Craig has been in the charter fishing industry out of Depoe Bay his entire life!

Captain: Roman M. Smolcic

Captained by owner/operator Roman M. Smolcic, the Kadaho is a 50’ Delta our fastest boat in our fleet. It will be our offshore Halibut boat as well as offering offshore Tuna trips. He will also be inshore fishing for Salmon, rockfish and Lingcod as well as crabbing charters. Roman grew up in this business and has many years experience in operating both 6-pc boats and the past 5-years plus the big boats (Kadaho).

Captain: TBA