Oregon Announces Closed Area Transit Allowance for Dungeness Crab Season
Mark the 2021-2022 crab season down as an odd year: The stars lined up, the crabs were ready and biotoxin levels were low enough that the primary season could open on Dec. 1, the "usual" start date.
That customary start date has been complicated by meat quality and domoic acid concerns in a few recent seasons, leading to open and closed zones, like this year.
Now, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife released a plan, established by a temporary rule, that will allow crabbers transit through closed areas. ...
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