The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) jointly issue shellfish safety closures to protect recreational shellfish harvesters from consuming clams or mussels contaminated with harmful biotoxins.
- Always check the biotoxin status of a beach you want to harvest shellfish from:
Contaminants in Fish
Fishing Guide and Regulations
Information on fish and fishing regulations can be found on the Oregon Fish and Wildlife website: Fishing Resources