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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.


Pacific herring are filter feeders and can grow to be 18-inches long.

Features: Herring are silver with large scales. They are an important food source for larger fishes, sea birds and marine mammals.

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

Technique: Herring are a schooling fish, and anglers can target them from docks, pier,s or boats in the bays. The most popular rig is a multiple-hook herring jig.

Header photo by Steve, Flickr