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What's fresh on the Oregon coast?

Fresh mussels from a Newport restaurantWhat's Fresh and When

Oregon Seafood Consumer Guide

Updated each spring as as soon as seasons are set for the year.

2014 Harvest Dates

Salmon
Chinook
Coho
  Northern Oregon Coast
 May 1 - June 30
July 1 - Sept. 16

July 1-Sept. 16

  Central Oregon Coast

April  1 - July 31
Aug. 6 - Aug. 29
Sept. 3- Oct. 31

No season
  Southern Oregon Coast April 1 - May 31
June 15-July 31
Aug. 6-29
Sept. Sept. 12-27
No season
Pacific Halibut June 25, July 9 and 23, Aug. 6 and 20, Sept. 3 and 17
(Dates open only until the quota has been reached for the year)
Dungeness Crab December 1, 2013-August 14, 2014
Dec. 1, 2014- Aug. 14, 2015
Albacore Tuna June - October
(depending on arrival of species)
To find out who's selling albacore at Oregon ports, visit the Oregon Albacore Commision's Website
Pink Shrimp April 1 - October 31 
Flounder, Sole, Rockfish, Lingcod

Throughout the year 

Note: These dates are for commercial fishermen. Different harvest dates and regulations apply to public/sport fishing.

(Download this chart as a printable .pdf)

Prepared by Kaety Hildenbrand, Oregon Sea Grant Extension, Lincoln County

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