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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

  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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