Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Dragon Slayer Charters

Where does Dragon Slayer Charters fish?

We fish the Winchester Bay area, including Pacific Ocean, Coos Bay, Umpqua River, Tenmile Lake, Coos River, Eel Creek, North Tenmile Lake, Elk Creek, Cox Creek, West Creek, Clear Lake, Eel Lake, Mart Davis Creek, Woodruff Creek, Hendrickson Creek, Packard Creek, East Fork Millicoma River, Horsfall Lake, Upper Pony Creek Reservoir, Catching Creek, Sandpoint Lake, Saunders Lake, Spirit Lake, Beale Lake, Lower Empire Lake, Lake Merritt, Bluebill Lake, C A Smith L and M Company Storage Reservoir, Lake Edna, Upper Empire Lake, Tarheel Reservoir, Lake Marie, Snag Lake, Butterfield Lake, Lyons Reservoir, Hall Lake, Jordan Lake, Mingus Park Lake, McKeown Reservoir, Fourth Creek Reservoir, Shuttpelz Lake, Smith Reservoir, Teal Lake, Third Creek Reservoir.


What are the target fish?

Target fish include Rockfish, Halibut, Tuna, Crab


Where in Winchester Bay to we meet our guests?

We meet at Charleston Marina ( 63534 Kingfisher Rd, Charleston, OR 97420, USA ), Winchester Bay ( Winchester Bay, OR 97467, USA )


Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required


Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

An Oregon fishing license is required for anyone aged 12 year or older. All anglers (regardless of age) need a valid angling tag and must follow regulations on recording harvest. All anglers, regardless of age, must have in possession a valid Columbia River Basin Endorsement when angling for salmon, steelhead and sturgeon in the mainstem Columbia River, and in all rivers and their tributaries that flow into the Columbia River. Please visit the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife website for more information and to purchase your license.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!


Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.


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