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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.

Fishing

Sturgeon appeared in the fossil record 200-million years ago and have survived to today little changed. Both green and the larger white sturgeon are found in Oregon waters. Some of these fish can live to be 100-years-old, but they spawn only once every 2- to 8-years.

Types of Sturgeon