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Come catch, clean, cook crab at ODFW class

Learn to throw your own crab pot ring at one of two ODFW crabbing workshops in Newport on Aug. 8 and 9.
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July 14, 2015

NEWPORT, Ore.—Dungeness crab is one of Oregon’s most prized culinary creatures. Learn how to catch your own at two crabbing workshops sponsored by ODFW on Aug. 8 and 9.

These one-day family-friendly workshops will take place in Newport, Ore. and will cover everything you need to know to get your catch from the ocean to the dinner plate. The $52 registration fee includes the use of all equipment, instruction/materials and lunch. Registration for children under age 14 is $12. Workshops both days begin at 8 a.m. and go until 4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Darlene Sprecher at (503) 947-6025 or Register online for the class at the license sales page or at a license sales agent.

All participants 14 years and older must have a current Oregon shellfish license to participate in the crabbing portion of this class. The cost is $7.00 for an annual resident shellfish license; $20.50 for an annual nonresident shellfish license, or $11.50 for a nonresident 3-day shellfish license. Licenses can be purchased online at or at any license sales agent.




Darlene Sprecher (503) 947-6025 /

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