There are not many places in the Pacific Northwest that are more productive for Dungeness Crab than the Northern Oregon Coast. The area this tech report will cover includes the ocean and estuaries from the Columbia River mouth to Nestucca Bay. This report will cover techniques and specific areas to look for best productivity. Just like in fishing, experience in crabbing pays off in production.
The Oregon fishing technical report series describe years of tested techniques, proven to take significant catches of salmon, steelhead and sturgeon. These 19 reports were written exclusively by Professional Oregon Fishing Guide Bob Rees. Not only has he been guiding anglers professionally since 1991 but he also has 7 seasonal years with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife giving him a unique insight into the finer details that make up our great Northwest fisheries.