September 2019

Found 2 blog entries for September 2019.

Yes, the days are getting shorter and the appearance of rain is beginning to increase.  Yet, to many locals, autumn is the best time to be at the Oregon coast.  It might be the frequency of still-warm sunny days, the reduced tourist traffic or perhaps the approaching salmon runs. But for some of us, it’s the first of the four months ending with the letter “R.”  To those locals in the know, that means the welcome return of Dungeness crab - the really good ones.

               

Sure, recreational crabbing is possible year-round in Tillamook County.  However, during the summer, the male crabs are in the process of molting and their shells are not quite full-to-the-rim with meat.   Beginning in September, and continuing for the next 3 months ending in

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