We are looking for a coastal area to bring our RV and boat to do some salmon fishing. We want an easy access to the ocean. – Peggy

Newport or Garibaldi are probably your best bet, of course always check conditions and tides forcast before heading out (and fishing regulations). At Newport check out staying at South Beach and in Garibaldi at Barview County Park. Here are a few links for crossing the bar.

May 7th, 2012

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  1. Katherine Hoppe says…

    admittedly I’m biased but I’m going to have to disagree with David, Charleston is going to have a fantastic salmon season this year and Charleston Marina RV Park is just a couple hundred yards away from the boat launch or if you want a more scenic view, check out Bastendorff County Park or Sunset Bay State Park, they’re a few miles away from the boat launch with great campgrounds. All of the above mentioned have cooking stations, fish cleaning stations and full hook ups.

    Written on May 22nd, 2012 / Flag this Comment
  2. dan says…

    Garibaldi has RV parks and Big Tuna Marine has dry storage for your boat on a trailer one block from the boat ramp with 24 hr security.

    Written on October 31st, 2015 / Flag this Comment

About Ask Oregon Expert David Johnson

Ask Oregon Fishing Ambassador David Johnson has an Associate's Degree in Fisheries, has been guiding for 19 years in Oregon, Washington and Alaska, and has authored or been featured in over 100 local and national magazines. He has also been a regular guest on NW radio and television programs. A resident of Tillamook County, David also enjoys hunting, clamming, crabbing and other outdoor recreation. Find out more about David's guiding service at www.davidjohnsonfishing.com.


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