Tillamook Bay
Northwest Zone

Marine fishing on Oregon's north coast

February 5, 2018

Visitors to Oregon's north coast, from the Columbia River down to Nestucca Bay, can enjoy varied surf, jetty and ocean, and even dory, fishing opportunities.

Want to learn about general marine and nearshore fishing before you go? Check out Marine Fishing in Oregon for common fish species and fishing techniques. 

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A map of the north Oregon coast from the Columbia River to Nestucca Bay

Columbia River

1. Astoria West Mooring Basin

Moorage, charter office, bait and tackle, fishing cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom

2. Astoria East Mooring Basin

Fishing pier/dock, paved boat ramp, moorage, ADA accessible restroom

Fort Stevens State Park (3-4)

  • 3. South Jett, Parking Area C: rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ADA accessible restroom
  • 4. Clatsop Spit Ramp & Parking Area D: beach boat launch, ADA accessible restroom

5. Hammond Mooring Basin

Paved boat ramp, launch fee, moorage, charter office, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom

6. Warrenton Marina

Paved boat ramp, launch fee, moorage, charter office, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom

Necanicum River

7. 12th Avenue Bridge, Seaside

Bait and tackle, ADA accessible restroom

Ocean

8. Ecola State Park

Rocks or jetty for shore angling, ocean beach, day use fee, ADA accessible restroom

9. Cannon Beach - dory launch only with permit

Ocean beach, beach boat launch, ADA accessible restroom

10. Manzanita Beach

Ocean beach

Nehalem Bay

11. Nehalem Bay State Park

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, day use fee, paved boat ramp (launch fee included in day use fee), ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups available

12. Nehalem Bay County Ramp

Paved boat ramp, launch fee, ADA accessible restroom

13. Wheeler Marina (private) and Wheeler Boat Ramp

Fishing pier/dock, paved boat ramp, moorage, rental boats, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom

14. Paradise Cove, Brighton & Jetty Fishery Marinas (private)

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, fishing pier/dock, paved boat ramp, launch fee, moorage, rental boats, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups available

15. South Jetty

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach

Ocean

16. Manhattan Beach

Ocean beach, ADA accessible restroom

A drawn map of Tillamook Bay with fishing locations numbered

Tillamook Bay

17. North Jetty, Barview Park

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups available

18. Pier's End Fishing Pier 

ADA accessible restroom

19.Port of Garibaldi

Fishing pier/dock, paved boat ramp, launch fee, moorage, rental boats, charter office, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, RV hook-ups available

20. Old Mill Marina Resort (private)

Paved boat ramp, launch fee, moorage, rental boats, fish cleaning station, restroom, RV hook-ups available

21. Hobsonville Point

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ADA accessible restroom

22. Memaloose Point Ramp

Paved boat ramp, launch fee included in day use fee

23. Bayocean Spit and South Jetty Access

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, restroom

Ocean

24. Beach Access, Cape Meares

Ocean beach

25. Happy Camp (private)

Ocean beach

Netarts Bay

26. Netarts Landing Ramp

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, paved boat ramp, moorage, restroom

Sand Lake

27. Whalen Island County Park Ramp

Day use fee, gravel boat ramp, restroom, RV hook-ups available

Ocean

28. Dory Launch, Cape Kiwanda

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, beach boat launch, charter office, bait and tackle

Nestucca Bay

29. Pacific City Ramp, Bob Straub State Park

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, paved boat ramp

30. Fisher Tract (Guardrail) Ramp

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, gravel boat ramp, restroom

Little Nestucca River

31. Little Nestucca Ramp, Meda Loop Road

Gravel boat ramp

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