Tillamook flats
Northwest Zone

Where to crab & clam in Tillamook Bay

Crabbing can be good year-round but the best catches are in the winter. Tidal flats throughout the bay produce lots of gapers, cockles and softshell clams.

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Buying a license or permit

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