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Recreational and Commercial Shellfish - What's Open?

This site is updated frequently though there occasionally is a delay.

Always call the shellfish hotline 800-448-2474 prior to harvest

OPEN SEASON: Entire year and at all hours. Exceptions are listed under “Harvest Methods and Restrictions” in the table below, and except when any state agency has issued a public health advisory. To learn about current health advisories, contact Oregon Dept. of Agriculture, 800-448-2474.

OPEN AREAS: All areas are open except Marine Gardens, Research Reserves, Habitat Refuges, and Shellfish Preserves. These areas have signs indicating their locations and are listed and mapped in the Sport Fishing Regulations book.

Species Current Season Status

Crab

Dungeness crab

Updated 12/19/2013

Open in all areas of Oregon.

Dungeness crab season is as follows:

  • Bays, estuaries, beaches, tide pools, piers and jetties open all year.
  • Ocean closed for Dungeness crab October 16 – November 30.

 

Bay clams

clams

Updated 10/06/2009

Open in all areas of Oregon.

Razor clams

razor clam

Updated 07/15/14

Clatsop beaches (Tillamook head to the South Jetty of the Columbia River) closed from July 15- September 30

Open in all other areas of Oregon.

Beaches can be closed to all harvest in the event of a biotoxin closure.

Mussels

mussels

Updated 07/20/2014

Open in all areas of Oregon.

http://www.oregon.gov/ODA/FSD/Pages/shellfish_status.aspx

 

Contacts

Newport (541) 867-4741
Astoria (503) 325-2462
Charleston (541) 888-5515
Brookings (541) 412-7364

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