ODFW hosts commercial Dungeness crab public meeting, North Bend

NEWPORT, Ore – The commercial Dungeness crab industry and public are invited to meet with ODFW Oct. 19, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the North Bend Public Library, 1800 Sherman Ave., North Bend. Online and call-in options are available.

ODFW staff will give an update on efforts to reduce risk of commercial crab gear involvement in marine life entanglements and planning for the three-year evaluation of risk reduction measures. Input will be taken on commercial crab fishery management and planned changes including line marking and surface gear limits.

Those who cannot attend in person can join via these options:

Computer or mobile app: https://tinyurl.com/CrabMeet2022
Microsoft Teams: enter meeting ID 285 971280 551, passcode 4BCCeD
Call in (audio only): dial 1-503-446-4951, conference ID 264 620 35#
A recording of the meeting will be posted online.