Oregon’s 2024-24 commercial Dungeness crab season is proving quite successful five months into the season.

Fishermen have hauled in 23.8 million pounds of crab so far, accounting for a catch valued at $88.9 million during a season that typically runs from December to August. Crabbers were paid $85 million in 2022-23 and $91.5 million in 2021-22, which was a record.

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