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Oregon delays start of commercial Dungeness crab along the entire coast

by News Staff KCBY Coos Bay Oregon Thursday, November 14th 2019 NEWPORT, Ore. – The state of Oregon will delay the opening of the commercial Dungeness crab season along the entire Oregon Coast after tests found the crabs have not yet developed enough meat. Dungeness crab is Oregon’s most valuable commercial fishery. The 2018-2019 season was delayed but […]

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Wreckage of fishing vessel washes up in flames on Oregon Coast

by News Staff KCBY Coos Bay – Friday, May 3rd 2019 BANDON, Ore. – A burning fishing boat abandoned by its crewwashed up on the Oregon Coast still on fire Thursday in a remote area designated for the recovery of a threatened bird species, state officials say. The wreckage of the Ann Kathleen is no longer actively burning […]

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Recreational crabbing now open along entire Oregon coast

by News Staff KVAL Eugne – Thursday, March 28th 2019 (File/SBG)The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announced Thursday that recreational crabbing is now open for the entire Oregon Coast, free of restrictions. Crab samples taken from the area of Cape Blanco, north of Port Orford, to the […]

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Coast Guard confirms three deaths near Yaquina Bay

by KATU.com Staff Wednesday, January 9th 2019 U.S. Coast Guard Air Facility Newport and Station Yaquina Bay boat crews responded to 3 fishermen in the water after commercial fishing vessel Mary B II capsizes while crossing Yaquina Bay Bar on Jan. 8, 2018. Crews were battling 12 to 14-foot seas. Photo courtesy U.S. Coast Guard […]

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Crabbing on Oregon’s south coast from Cape Blanco to California border

David Davis  Salem Statesman Journal Published 7:14 PM EDT Oct 19, 2018 Fisherman offload Dungeness Crab from their fishing vessel on November 17, 2010 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images State officials have announced the closure of commercial and recreational crabbing along the Oregon Coast from the California border to Cape Blanco after high […]

Giant Squid washes ashore by Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach Oregon – Yesterday the Seaside Aquarium was given a unique opportunity to examine and dissect a 10 foot robust clubhook squid (Onykia robusta). The 10 foot 90 pound squid washed ashore near Silver Point, just south of Cannon Beach. It had been dead for a little while and some scavenging had occurred but all in […]