Bandon Crab Derby
Catch a tagged Coquille River crab and win! The Bandon Crab Derby starts July 1 and ends the second Saturday in September.
Take your tagged Dungeness crab to Tony’s Crab Shack to register for the derby. Prizes are awarded throughout the contest, with the grand prize drawing during Cranberry Festival, the second weekend in September.
Tony’s Crab Shack
155 1st St SE, Bandon
Bandon Salmon Derby
The Bandon Salmon Derby, sponsored by the Port of Bandon and Bandon Bait and Tackle, starts the day after labor day and ends the Friday before Columbus Day.
Weigh in and register your catch at Bandon Bait and Tackle. Prizes are awarded on the second Saturday in October: grand prizes of $250.00 for the heaviest Coho, or $250.00 plus a rod & reel for the heaviest Chinook.
Bandon Bait and Tackle
249 First St. SE, Bandon
Photo courtesy of Frank Murray.