Dungeness Crab Harvest Delayed Off WA, OR Coast

January 10, 2023 Hal Bernton, Seattle Times

The prime Dungeness crab harvest grounds stretching from Klipsan Beach, Washington, to Cape Falcon, Oregon, will not open until Feb. 1 due to surveys that found legal-sized males still lacked enough recoverable meat in their shells.

California’s Dungeness Season Started Officially Dec. 31 (But There are Crabbing Caveats)

Humpback whales and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have teamed up to deliver a new year’s gift to the state’s Dungeness crab lovers.

Oregon’s Ocean Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Opening Delay Continues Until Jan. 15, 2023

Round three of pre-season testing shows crabs still remain too low in meat yield on the southern and northern coasts. Elevated domoic acid is still detected in some crab viscera (guts).

California’s Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Opens Dec. 31

December 23, 2022 Associated Press

After three delays, the commercial Dungeness crab season in California will finally open on New Year’s Eve, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday.

Dungeness Crab Fishing Season Delayed For a Third Time

December 13, 2022 David Aguilar, KSBW

Dungeness crab fishing along the Central Coast is being delayed again, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced.