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Crabbing in Oregon

The 116-page book, Oregon’s Crabs, covers every aspect of crabbing. It describes the cyclical movement of crabs from our bays, identifies the most productive baits and the most innovative and productive methods used to trap Crab.

  • Evaluates the methods used to catch Dungeness and red rock crabs.
  • Updated maps of Oregon’s Bays disclose the areas of Oregon’s Bays where crabs are commonly caught.
  • Describes the innovative methods used to kill crabs humanly.
  • Describes how to remove the Crabmeat from its shell to recover a higher percentage of crab meat using the method professionals use.

Recipes emphasize using cooking methods that enhance the naturally sweet flavor of crab meat to its full potential such as:

Recipes emphasize using cooking methods that enhance the naturally sweet flavor of crab meat to its full potential such as:

  • Oregon’s Crab Louie is a melding of flavors that accentuate the delicate flavor of Oregon’s Dungeness and red rock crabs. The flavor of Oregon’s red rock crabs is sweeter to the taste than the flavor of Dungeness crabs. The addition of the crab meat from red rock crabs elevates Oregon’s Crab Louie to a new level. The recipe makes 4 generous servings.
  • Crab Louie Dressing is based on ability to enhance the flavor of the ingredients.  The optional ingredients consisting of Chipotle chili pepper sauce or fresh ground ginger.  Either ingredient adds a flavor component to Oregon’s Crab Louie that complements the delicate sweet flavor of the fresh crab meat.
  • Oregon’s Broiled Crab on an Italian Baguette

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