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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 mackerel are a member of the tuna family and often appear seasonally in large schools.

Features: Greenish or bluish above with dark wavy worm-like marks along the back; shading to silvery below, usually with dusky spots on the lower side. Mackerel grow to be 25-inches long. 

Habitat: Pacific mackerel are usually found close to shore, but are not typically associated with any bottom structure.

Technique: Mackerel are not usually targeted by Oregon’s anglers, but are often caught incidentally by salmon anglers. Small shiny spoon or baited hooks are good methods to use to catch mackerel.