It's Official: Primary West Coast Dungeness Season Delayed
As Thanksgiving nears and more deckhands and crabbers get their gear ready for deployment, Tri-state Dungeness crab fishery managers from Washington, Oregon and California agreed a delay in the crab season is warranted.
The delay extends from Point Arena, California, north to the U.S./Canada border through at least Dec. 15.
"This decision was based on crab condition tests conducted by WDFW, ODFW and CDFW which shows that test areas do not currently meet the minimum meat recovery criteria at multiple sites across the region," the Washington ...
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