Oregon State University

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.

2013 Harvest Dates

  Northern Oregon Coast
 May 1 - July 9
July 12 - Sept. 17

July 1-9
July 12 - Sept. 17

  Central Oregon Coast

April  1 - August 29
Sept. 4- Oct. 31

No season
  Southern Oregon Coast April 1 - August 29
Sept. 16-27
No season
Pacific Halibut June 26, July 10 and 24, Aug. 7 and 21, Sept. 4 and 18
Dungeness Crab December 1, 2013-August 14, 2014
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 

(Download this chart as a printable .pdf)

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

Contact Info

Oregon Sea Grant
1600 SW Western Blvd
Suite 350
Corvallis OR 97333
Phone: 541-737-2714
FAX: 541-737-7958

Contact us by e-mail
Copyright ©  2014 Oregon State University

About this site

Oregon Sea Grant logo


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration