Enjoy the bounty of Siletz Bay with Explore Lincoln City’s Crabbing Exploriences. The Exploriences run from late spring to early fall, everyone is welcome to catch their own dinner.
Before heading out to the shoreline to toss a line, meet our local expert for an overview of Oregon’s crabbing regulations, harvest methods, identification, cleaning, and cooking techniques. Then you'll hit the sand and try it for yourself.
Each crabber is allowed to crab with up to three devices. We recommend a folding crab trap for Siletz Bay crabbing, which can be done right from the shore. Crabbing Exploriences last approximately one to two hours. This program is free and registration is not required.
For crabbers 12 years or older, bring:
*NOTE: Materials and licenses should be purchased prior to attending the Explorience.
Contact our local expert, Cameron Rauenhorst, who would be happy to answer any questions you might have in regard to crabbing on the Oregon Coast.
Discover Lincoln City's Exploriences program, a series of free, hands-on learning events led by local experts. Not only will you enjoy a richer experience during your visit, you'll also be eligible to get some "members only" benefits. Check out all of our Exploriences.