Coos Bay Boardwalk
Southwest Zone

Marine fishing on Oregon's south coast

February 7, 2018

Visitors to Oregon's south coast can enjoy a  variety of opportunities from jetty fishing for rockfish and lingcod,
to some of the best surfperch fishing in the state. 

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. 

a drawn map of the southern coast of Oregon with fishing locations numbered to correspond with the article text

Ocean

1. Beach Access, Sparrow Park Road

Ocean beach

Umpqua River

2. County Ramp, Gardiner

Paved boat ramp

Winchester Bay

3. Salmon Harbor Boat Basin

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

4. Windy Cove County Park Pier

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, fishing pier/dock, restroom, RV hook-ups 

5. South Jetty and Triangle Jetty

rocks or jetty for shore fishing, beach access, ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups available

Ocean

6. Horsfall Beach, Orange Dunes NRA

Ocean beach, day use fee, ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups available

Coquille River

Bullards Beach State Park (16-18)

  • 16. Bullards Boat Ramp: fishing pier/dock, paved boat ramp, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups available
  • 17. Bullards Beach: ocean beach, ADA accessible restroom
  • 18. North Jetty: rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, ADA accessible restroom

 19. Port of Bandon and Weber Pier

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ADA accessible fishing pier/dock, hoist boat launch, launch fee, charter office, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom

20. South Jetty

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, fishing pier/dock, ADA accessible restroom

A drawn map of Coos Bay with fishing locations numbered to correspond with the article text

Coos Bay

7. North Spit Ramp

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, paved boat ramp, ADA accessible restroom

9. North Bend Ramp

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

10. Empire Ramp and Pier

ADA accessible fishing pier/dock, paved boat ramp, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom

11. Charleston Boat Basin

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

12. South Jetty

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach

Ocean

13. Bastendorff Beach County Park

Ocean beach, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups 

14. Sunset Bay State Park

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, beach launch, ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups 

15. South Cove Beach, Cape Arago State Park

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, ADA accessible restroom

Ocean

21. Port of Port Orford and Jetty

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, ADA accessible fishing pier.dock, hoist boat launch, launch fee, charter office, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom

22. Nesika Beach, Ophir

Ocean beach, ADA accessible restroom

Rogue River

23. North Jetty

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach

24. Jot's Resort (private)

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

25. Port of Gold Beach

Fishing pier/dock, paved boat ramp, launch fee, moorage, charter office, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom

26. South Jetty

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach

Ocean

Boardman State Park (27-28)

  • 27. Whaleshead Beach: rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, ADA accessible restroom
  • 28. Lone Ranch Beach: rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, ADA accessible restroom

Harris Beach State Park

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups available

Chetco River

30. Port of Brookings

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, fishing pier/dock, paved boat ramp, launch fee, moorage, charter office, bait and tackle, fish cleaning station, ADA accessible restroom

31. South Jetty and Pier

Rocks or jetty for shore fishing, ocean beach, ADA accessible fishing pier/dock, ADA accessible restroom, RV hook-ups available

Ocean

32. Winchuck River

Ocean beach

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