Landings 2018-2019 Season
CRAB LANDINGS BY MONTH DUNGENESS CRAB TOTAL
Year Month Pounds AVG. Price
2019 January 11,309,030 $3.16
February 2,967,128 $3.64
Total 14,318,866 $3.26
Crabber Info
Meetings
ODCC Public meeting March 4, 2019 ›

Meeting agenda for ODCC meeting in Newport 3/4/19

ODCC Meeting - Newport - 09/05/18 ›

Regular Oregon Dungeness crab meeting September 5, 2018. See attached agenda and meeting notice

2017 John Sackton Report (video) ›

This is the Market Report that was video taped and put on YouTube

John Sackton Market Report for 2018 ›

On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017, John Sackton delivered his presentation on the outlook of the Dungeness crab fishery for 2018.

ODCC Conference call meeting ›

Conference call meeting to discuss/vote on items from 10/17/17 face to face meeting.

ODCC meeting ›

ODCC meeting to be held in Brookings, OR 10/17/17

Notices to Fleet
OR Dept of AG: Recall Announcement and Evisceration Order ›

Whole crab containing viscera harvested from Bandon southward to the California
border after 12:01 am February 14, 2019 are under an evisceration order. These portions of
the coast are referred to as Crab Harvest Areas J, K, and L.

OSU Plankton Lab running lines out of Newport in March ›

They would like to give the fleet a heads-up to avoid laying across that tight line if possible, but if that fails they will do their best to dodge. Check out PDF for map and more details.

Commercial Dungeness Crab Season south of Cape Arago will open Feb. 1, 2019 ›

After consultation with CDFW and Oregon’s crab industry advisers, southern OR and northern California will open to commercial crabbing on different dates, with northern California opening first.

Provisional Opening Structure Set ›

Tri-State managers met December 21st, and decided to set a provisional opening structure for the ocean commercial Dungeness crab season, based on results of recent crab meat-fill tests and to provide as much advance notice as possible for a season opening. Click link for full statement.

Anchored receivers deployed ›

Anchored receivers are being deployed off of Reedsport again this year. The anchored receivers will be out for about 3 weeks. They record fish that are carrying acoustic transmitters

Commercial Fishery Permit Board needs members ›

Currently there are several vacancies on the Commercial Fishery Permit boards and ODFW is hoping that permit holders are interested in serving as a member of a Commercial Fishery Permit Board. If you know of someone that would be an ideal candidate for one of the public positions, please have them contact ODFW for an application.

Survey on Harmful Algae Bloom event ›

Looking for coastal community members impacted by the 2015 fisheries closures to fill out survey.

Whale Entanglement Workshop materials ›

Materials available from the Workshop in April

Wave Measurement Buoy Notice of Deployment ›

Lakeside/Reedsport Research Buoy location and notification

Notice of Research Equipment ›

Measurement equipment will be off of Lakeside and Reedsport

Research
Bio-Economic Model report ›

Report generated from the ODCC's funded research to produce a Bio-Economic model for the Oregon Dungeness crab fishery.

Bio-Economic RFP ›

Original RFP for research study

Bycatch Mortality Study ›

By Noelle Yochum, 2014

Shanks OIMB Research ›

Megalope return study

Genetic connectivity of Dungeness crab ›

Thesis defense on Dungeness study

Mating Success of Female Dungeness Crabs ›

Dr. Alan Shanks study for the commission

Testing
Current Domoic testing results ›

ODA Dungeness testing results

2019 "New" DA Letter to Processors ›

Letter for processors processing crab in 2019. from ODA

ODFW issues announcement on delay of commercial crab season ›

Commercial Dungeness crab season will be moved back to, at least, December 31st, 2017.

NEWSLETTERS
The Dungeness Dispatch, Volume 1, Issue 4 ›

Newsletter for our crab fishermen, Issue four - dated November 26, 2018.

10th Annual ODFW Dungeness Crab Fishery Newsletter - November 2018 ›

The season "brought in a record breaking 74.2 million dollar ex-vessel value! Landings totaled 23.1 million pounds, about 31% above the 10-year average of 16 million pounds..."

The Dungeness Dispatch, Issue 3 ›

Newsletter for our crab fishermen, Issue three - dated August 24, 2018.

The Dungeness Dispatch ›

Newsletter for our crab fishermen. Issue one - dated December 5, 2017.

The Dungeness Dispatch, Issue 2 ›

Newsletter for our crab fishermen. Issue two - dated April 3, 2018.

9TH Annual ODFW Dungeness Crab Fishery Newsletter - November 2017 ›

"The 2016-17 Oregon Dungeness crab season brought in the highest ex-vessel value
ever, totaling $62.7 million dollars! Landings totaled 20.4 million pounds, about 22%
above the 10 year average of 16.0 million pounds..."