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Mussel harvest is closed from the south jetty of the Coquille River to the CA border.

Effective 9/19 to 12/31, Chinook and coho retention are open from Buoy 10 to the Hwy 395 bridge.

Crabbing open to nonresidents from Cape Falcon south.

Beginning March 23, all ODFW offices will be closed to visitors. ODFW staff will be available by phone and email.

Effective March 18, all state-owned fish hatcheries are closed to public access and visitors. Trout stocking in lakes and ponds continues for now.


Anchovies often swim with their mouths open to filter plankton and other food out of the ocean water.

Features: These blue-green, silvery or light brown fish are a schooling fish and an important food source for larger fishes, sea birds and marine mammals.

Habitat: Anchovy are frequently offshore, but can be caught inshore in harbors and large estuaries during spawning. 

Technique: Anchovy are usually targeted in bays with multiple-hook herring jigs.