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Kelly's Brighton Marina

29200 Highway 101 N, Rockaway Beach, OR 97136-9643
+1 503-368-5745
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Great Family Fun

This is the best place to bring family and friends. You may not have your own boat, but if you... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rockaway Beach, Oregon
Great run place

We went today & rented a boat to go crabbing. Everyone was nice & laid back & HAPPY. Not often can... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Susan B
Nyssa, Oregon
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29200 Highway 101 N, Rockaway Beach, OR 97136-9643
+1 503-368-5745
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the best place to bring family and friends. You may not have your own boat, but if you come here you can go crabbing in a boat, or on the dock. You can do like I do and just buy the crab already...More

Thank vbevens
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went today & rented a boat to go crabbing. Everyone was nice & laid back & HAPPY. Not often can you find a place where people seem to want to work. Having never been crabbing before or even on a boat before- they treated...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rented boats and rings, and enjoyed a morning of crabbing on Nehalem Bay. Weather was wonderful, water was smooth, and crabbing was so so. Picked up a handful of legal-sized Dungeness crabs, enough for a fresh and tasty louie salad that evening. Kelly's includes 3...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun place . You can rent a boat , eat crabs that you catch at the dock or if you are a big spender buy your own and Kelly will cook them up for you, He will also cook your catch for...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience..the very nicest people at Kelly's. Can't wait to come back again..spent the day on the dock with a crab ring and the most beautiful weather. Had never done it before and they were all so very helpful. Love Kelly's

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our large family had a blast crabbing!! There were 8 of us (2 adults 6 kids) so we ended up getting 2 boats. All the kids helped out in some way and all had fun. We caught 13 crab (that we could keep). The kids...More

Thank enjcs88418
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friends at work suggested we do this. I was hesitant but with teenagers in tow--I needed to think outside the box. We are city dwellers-100%.. no experience on a boat, on the ocean or with crabbing. We loved it! We were laughing so hard at...More

Thank Nix18
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Super fun morning with our family and friends. Rented a boat for 2 hours. Caught tons of crab. Only caught 2 that were big enough to eat. But they cooked Them up and we were eating them within 20 minutes of our return. So fun!!...More

Thank Meg D
Janice L, Owner at Kelly's Brighton Marina, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thanks for the feedback Meg ~ crabbing is slowly improving in the bay after a late start because of a very wet winter! Glad you had fun and somehow crabs caught with your own two hands seem to taste better than ones you bought! Hope...More

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

If you want fresh Dungeness crabs, this is the place for you! We were looking for an authentic experience and fresh seafood-- couldn't have found a better place. Kelly's is about as laid-back as you can get-- just what we were looking for. Grab a...More

Thank atdabeach
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I have done this and I'll go back. Take cold beer in the boat and catch crab. Bring them back to cook them up with some huge oysters. Awesome!!

Thank Ian H
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Alice V
10 July 2017|
Response from Janice L | Property representative |
September is PRIME TIME crabbing season!! Tides make a difference ~ contact us directly with the dates your are looking to go and we can tell you what time of day is best :)
25 March 2017|
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Response from nbcrabgirl | Property representative |
Yes Rose ~ we are open and ready for business!! Crabbing and clamming are both good ☆ fishing will start up in another month or so ♡ Janice
Tantan M
24 July 2016|
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Response from Angelia M | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around 7am too. If you want to rent a boat to go crabbing, you can only do that until like 4:00pm