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Bandon Fishing Hook-up

dock, crabbing, lighthouse, Coquille River, Bandon, Oregon

License, bait, tackle & supplies

Licensing is required for all fishing activity, including recreational fishing from the shore and shellfish harvesting. Buy a fishing license online, or from one of our Bandon Chamber member fishing supply and charter boat businesses.

For information about fishing seasons and harvest limits, visit the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife at

Port of Bandon Marina, Boat Launch and Crab Dock

The Port of Bandon is located near the mouth of the Coquille River, in Old Town Bandon. Waterfront amenities include the boat launch, marina, and Weber’s Pier crab dock.

The Port of Bandon is a stopover for commercial, sport and ocean going cruisers, with fuel and marine pump out services. Contact port staff for information about short or long term mooring, ocean and river navigation and more.

Port of Bandon
390 1st ST SW, Bandon

US Coast Guard Auxiliary

The Boater Education Card is required for all motorboat operators for boats over ten horsepower. The USCG Auxiliary offers classes on boating safety, rules of the road and Oregon boating laws. For more information, call (541) 267-6152.


Photo courtesy of Frank Murray.