Surprised At How Many Crab Pots Were At Port Orford Harbor
Thursday February 1, 2018 Port Orford Oregon
Lots of crab pots at Port Orford Harbor
I did my blog post at the Port Orford library today and then drove on down to the harbor area. As I drove in I was surprised to see how many crab traps were in the yard.
Here’s a few of the crab traps.
New fishing boat
This new boat was the talk of the place. It’s the largest one here and hasn’t been in the water yet.
The crane is just lifting this boat out of the ocean and onto the trailer.
Stacked crab pots
Walking around and looking back down to where I parked the van.
Another boat being hoisted out of the water for the day.
Boats on trailers
All the boats are parked on these big trailers.
Another view of some of the boats while I walked around wondering what all the traps were about.
Reason for all those pots
It seems commercial crab season had been postponed this year. But this Sunday the season is to open and all these pots will be put out into the ocean.
These guys were bringing more crab pots in with their truck and I hear there’s more coming.
It might be interesting to come down Sunday and see what’s going on as they all try to get their crab pots into their boats and out to sea.
RV park camp
I left there just before dark and headed on over to the Elk River RV park and am camped in Steve’s yard next to his trailer.
That was it for my day.
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