Crab season is set

The season usually starts on Dec. 1, but this year, concerns about quality and price slowed negotiations, leaving boats tied up until now.

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Dungeness crab fishermen will head out on Friday morning to set their pots for a pre-soak period and they’ll head out late on Saturday night to start pulling pots up at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday morning, according to an industry-created plan, said Nick Furman of the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission.

Read more in today’s Daily Astorian.

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