Dungeness Crab Fishery Opens in Southern Washington, Northern Oregon
Some ports and processors in Washington and Oregon were busy over the weekend, loading Dungeness crab pots on vessels in anticipation of the crab fishery to finally get under way this week.
Southern Washington and northern Oregon will open the Dungeness crab fishery, since meat recovery tests showed Long Beach, Wash., crab well above the 23 percent target.
Pre-season test results for the stations off Long Beach were completed over the weekend and showed that meat recovery was 27.9 percent -- an improvement from the 22.8 percent...
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