Report Details

Heading north at 6:45 a.m. and 52 degrees with a mild north wind at mid-tide, we saw no one but encountered 4 men rock-hunting and one dog on the way back. Just gulls otherwise. Driftline was littered with tiny crabs, also Dungeness crab molts, seagrass, kelp, shell fragments, small rocks. No dead critters. Not much litter apart from plastic sheets and a new crab cage with rope and float attached. It was gone on my return. Summer winds and blowing sand have covered much of the driftwood, but they haven't eased the approximate 8-foot drop-offs on the beach access points.

Conditions

Temperature: 52 F. Cloud Cover: Sunny. Wind Velocity: Calm/Light. Wind Direction: N. Tide Level: 3.3 feet.

Human Activities

Number of people: 4. Number of dogs: 1.

Vehicles

Cars/trucks parking: 2.

Notable Wildlife

Gulls

Dead Fish or Invertebrates

Many tiny crabs

Driftline Content

Shells, Animal casings (e.g., crab, shrimp molt). Plastic sheets, new crab cage/float

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September 24, 2022

Rock beds are the main attraction here, as 4 seekers with a dog at 6:30 a.

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March 18, 2022

Two rock hunters, no wildlife, no litter were on this beach north of the Coquille River Lighthouse on an overcast chilly morning.

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September 25, 2021

Rock hunters delight in this otherwise boring stretch of beach; 3 were mining away in a big bed of small stones despite heavy fog and their 4 at-large dogs.

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September 12, 2018

I was not the only person walking this beach in the predawn dark on a calm day that became overcast.

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October 18, 2016

We noticed these little birds in the driftwood.

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September 26, 2016

Heading north at 6:45 a.

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September 9, 2016

Heading north at 6:45 a.

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Mile 103

June 5, 2016

Sunday began with a 59-degree but very foggy walk at 5:30 a.

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