Staff Statement and position on Dungeness crab proposed regulation change – transport and possession Public Deposited
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Where there’s a law, there is probably someone trying to evade that law. In this document, ODFW personnel working with the Oregon Commission on Fish and Wildlife attempted to tweak crabbing regulations to prevent unfair exploitation of a limited resource. This document addresses the need to sort and discard undersized or female crabs immediately, as well as efforts to disguise undersized or female crabs.