Razor clamming is now open from the north jetty of Coos Bay to Cape Arago. The rest of the coast remains closed.

The mainstem and West Fork will be open for retention of hatchery Chinook.

All  ODFW offices remain closed to visitors. ODFW staff will be available by phone and email.

All state-owned fish hatcheries remain 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