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Where to crab in Oregon

Love the taste of crab and want to try harvesting your own? Already at the beach and looking for a family-friendly activity?
Here are some opportunities to find your favorite seafood and have a fun day on the coast.

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Buying a license or permit

Pioneer and other licenses are available for senior hunters and anglers at a reduced cost.