Crabbing
Southwest Zone

Where to crab & clam in Yaquina Bay

Lower Yaquina bay is “marine dominated” meaning there is little freshwater influence, and offers many shellfishing oppurtunities.

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Where to clam and crab

You'll find crab areas and softshell clamming opportunities in the southern part of the bay.

How to clam and crab

Oregon estuaries are rich with many species of clams, although only a few of these species are commonly harvested. Gaper,...

Buying a license or permit

Most big game hunters must purchase their tag -- online or at an ODFW office or license vendor -- no...