Clams Both mud clams and razor clams can be taken in the local area. Mud clamming at low tide along the Siuslaw River on Hwy 126 is a favorite. Others prefer the tasty razor clam that can be found at the Hobbit Trail beach and others.
Dungeness Crab are a local favorite with a sweet , rich flavor. Best crabbing starts in August.
Oysters are grown at private farms in Winchester Bay and can be purchased at the Krab Kettle for a one-of-a-kind Oregon Coast grilled oyster & bon fire experience.
Mussels Both the blue bay mussel and brown California surf mussel grow on the rocks along the Oregon Coast. Properly prepared, these mussels compare with those in the finest restaurants. Check harvest health advisories.
Albacore Tuna One of the healthiest tuna choices and delicious fish for sushi, steaks and canning. Deep sea July - Oct
Halibut Northwest favorite has exceptional texture and flavor and works with a variety of fish dishes, including Oregon fish tacos. 3 Day Seasons are set each year.
Fresh Water Fish
Salmon Falls runs only, spring runs are extinct. Chinook and Coho Salmon on the Siuslaw and area creeks.
Steelhead - Winter run only beginning around Thanksgiving and through February.
Sea-run Cutthroat - Smaller salmonid fish that can be caught in the Siuslaw and smaller streams from Aug - Dec.
Mushrooming is at its peak in October with an abuandce of sought after varieties like Chanterelles, Boletes and Lobster. Always get expert advise before mushrooming.
Blackberries peak at the end of August and can be found near any body of water and many forests.
Huckleberries ripen in late August & September, growing in large sunlit patches within the forest.
Salmonberries ripen early, by mid-June and grow on tall bushes in shaded areas in the forests around Florence.
Oregon Grapes - Mid-summer berry that grows in clusters on holly berry type bushes and trees.
Overlooking the Siuslaw River Port with relaxing benches, crafts & food vendors with 95 convenient parking spaces.
Add Siuslaw Farmer's Market To Your Trip Summer farmer's market located adjacent to the Siuslaw River Port Boardwalk in Florence Oregon. Saturdays 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday 10am to 5 pm
Year round store for locally and susatainably grown and harvested produce, meats and seafood.
Territorial Wine Trail
Sweet Cheeks Winery
Silver Ridge Vineyards
Iris Hill Vineyards
Defeat Brewing - Add Defeat Brewing To Your Trip Taking its name from the Defeat River (now the Smith), this regional brewery will be the first of its kind in Reedsport, just 20 miles south of Florence.
Plough Monday - 100% organic beer made from hops grown at the Plough Monday Farm in Veneta, on Hwy 126 between Florence & Eugene.
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Homegrown Public House - Great eats with rotating tap of the best Northwest Brews including Claim52, Arch Rock, Calera and more. Happy Hour Tues-Sat 3-5
Beachcomber Pub - With over 20 beers on tap and more than 100 bottled beers, you'll find the taste your mouth savors. Happy Hour Daily 4-6
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