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Lingcod Guided Fishing Trips

A lingcod (or ling cod) is a type of fish that is found in the North Pacific Ocean, particularly along the coast of North America. It is a large, predatory fish that can grow up to about 4 feet in length and weigh up to 80 pounds. Lingcod have a distinctive appearance with their elongated, torpedo-shaped bodies, large mouths, and sharp teeth. They are prized by anglers for their fight and by seafood lovers for their firm, white flesh which is often compared to that of halibut or cod. Lingcod are an important commercial and recreational species in many coastal areas, and they are managed by fisheries agencies to ensure their sustainability.   Lingcod are bottom-dwelling fish and are typically found near rocky reefs, kelp beds, and other structures where they can hide and ambush prey.  They are opportunistic predators and will eat a wide variety of prey, including other fish, squid, and crustaceans.   Lingcod have a long lifespan and can live up to 20 years in the wild.   Don't miss the "Hitchhiker Pictures below" they literally latch on to other fish as we are fishing and come up for the ride to the boat. 

We don't just lingcod fish we also target rockfish and pull crab pots, and if salmon are in season we will go for those too if the group wants to!  Here is our Combo trip page for more details

Monter green lingcod caught while fishing with Lewis and CLark Guide Service

Fishing for lingcod on the Oregon coast can be highly rewarding, as the area offers numerous productive spots. Here are some of the best areas to target lingcod: We fish out of Tillamook Bay, the rocky outcrops and reefs in to the north and south of Tillamook Bay are prime spots for lingcod fishing. The area is also known for its scenic beauty and abundant marine life. Some of the the other areas in Oregon to fish for Lingcod are: **Astoria**: The waters near the mouth of the Columbia River, where it meets the Pacific Ocean, offer excellent lingcod fishing opportunities. The rocky areas and underwater structures provide ideal habitats for lingcod. **Newport**: This is one of the most popular spots for lingcod fishing. The rocky reefs and structures around Yaquina Bay provide excellent habitat for lingcod. **Depoe Bay**: Known for its rich marine life, Depoe Bay offers great opportunities for catching lingcod, particularly around the reefs and rocky areas. **Pacific City**: The nearshore reefs and rocky structures in Pacific City are excellent for lingcod fishing. The area is also less crowded compared to some other fishing spots. **Charleston**: Located near Coos Bay, Charleston offers some great lingcod fishing, especially around the rocky reefs and structures off the coast. **Gold Beach**: The reefs and rocky areas near the mouth of the Rogue River in Gold Beach are known for their good lingcod populations. **Brookings**: Near the California border, Brookings has excellent lingcod fishing opportunities, especially around the numerous rocky structures and reefs off the coast.

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