RAMPAGE has downriggers for trolling; or, for those who want to 'feel the bite,' we can mooch/jig. Your trip will be customized specifically for you. We can target either chinook, coho, or both (depending on what's open) and we'll discuss this during the morning orientation.
June 19-26: 7 day week
1 Chinook per day
June 27- Sept 15: 5 day week (Sun-Thurs)
1 Chinook and 1 Coho -or- 2 Coho per day
Quota: 20,440 Coho and 12,925 Chinook
Check-In: 5am on the boat
Departure Time: 600am
Return to dock: 300pm (approx)
Salmon Rate: $170 (plus tax & booking/convenience fee)
Fishing License: You'll need a WDFW saltwater fishing license PRIOR to departure. We sell 1-day licenses you can buy onboard during morning check-in. Or, visit WDFW website for seasonal license.
Catch Record Card: If you purchased a seasonal license, you'll get a catch record card. RAMPAGE does carry WDFW catch cards onboard. You will be instructed to complete one at the appropriate time. Catch record cards are mandatory by state for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon, halibut.
Derby Ticket: Westport Charterboat Association holds a seasonal derby. To enter, just buy a derby ticket from your captain onboard PRIOR to departure. Cost: $5
Bring: Dress in layers. It can be very cold, wet, windy, sunny, hot, calm - all on the same day.
Food: You will need food for the day. We have potable water onboard. Space is limited, especially on a 6-pk. Pack just what you need for a day on the ocean (lunch and snacks).
Fillet Fee: Our crew will clean or fillet your fish. Fillet rates are posted on the boat, or you can ask your crew. Salmon are cleaned at no charge. Salmon cannot be filleted until at the dock.
Tipping Your Crew: Our deckhands work hard to get the boat ready, keep your lines in the water all day, and clean up the mess after we're done. Please tip your deckhand. We suggest 15% of cost of trip.