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Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations provide requirements for all zones. However, additional regulations may be adopted in this rule division from time to time and to the extent of any inconsistency, they supersede the printed Oregon Sport Fishing Regulations booklet.

 Marine Zone Updates

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Revised November 25, 2015

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  • Crabbing is closed from Heceta Head, north of Florence on the Oregon Coast, to the California border due to elevated levels of domoic acid. This includes crab harvested in bays and estuaries, and off docks, piers, jetties, and the ocean. For more information.


Crabbing and clamming seasons can be closed at any time due to elevated levels of biotoxins. Please refer to the following web pages for the latest information on what is open:

Fishing Tillomook Bay

Fishing Tillamook Bay
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Effective March 11, 2015

  • Retention of one canary rockfish is allowed as part of the 7 fish marine bag limit.For more information.

Effective Jan. 15, 2015

  • No retention of China, copper or quillback rockfish
    Blue rockfish daily sub-bag is 3 (no more than 3 blue rockfish, as part of 7 fish marine bag limit)

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