Oregon Coast crabbing closure impacts the industry

In the middle of a parking lot on the Charleston Marina a large square of crab pots sits six pots high and 12 wide. Fisheries and fishermen alike are geared up for the commercial crabbing season that has been pushed back to Jan. 15. ,,, Fishermen have spent the last month without any income and will spend at least two more weeks without pay because of closures. Adams said that the local economy is really where the crabbing closure hits hardest. click here to read the story 09:09

The last remaining California Department of Public Health advisory for Dungeness Crab was lifted Fridayclick here to read the story 10:03

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