Oregon crab season delayed

Oregon crab season delayed

The Oregon Dungeness crab season is being delayed until at least Dec. 15.

The start of the season could be delayed even longer, should the crabs not reach the size that help make Dungeness Oregon's most profitable fishery.

The delayed season does not mean the crabs are in poor shape or that they are somehow of poor quality. It simply allows the crabs enough chance to fill up with meat to keep Oregon Dungeness a top-drawer item for both recreational crabbers and consumers.

Read more at The Mail Tribune.