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Retention for sturgeon allowed for 2-more days.

Effective October 19, the daily bag limit reduces for adult hatchery Chinook 

Crabbing remains open in bays and estuaries, and from beaches, docks and jetties.

The Oregon coast is open to razor clamming from the WA to CA borders.

Retention of wild adult fall Chinook salmon is prohibited effective October 5, 2019.

Steelhead, fall Chinook and coho bag limits reduced to one per day.

Fishing

Neither a ling nor a cod, lingcod is prized by sport and spear anglers.

Features: Lingcod have an elongated body with a large mouth and sharp, canine-like teeth. They are generally mottled gray or brown but sometimes green or blue. A green-colored “ling” should not be confused with a greenling. Lingcod can get 5-feet long, but those caught in Oregon average between 2- and 3-feet.

Habitat: Adults like to be near rocks, inshore and to 230-fathoms deep. Young lingcod prefer the sand or mud bottoms of bays and inshore areas.

Technique: Bounce some bait along the bottom with 5/0 or 6/0 hooks, a 4- to 6-ounce sinker, and 20-pound line on a stout rod. Many anglers also use live bait.