Crab Season

Crab From Oregon, Washington May Be Too Little, Too Late For SF Seafood Sellers' Bottom LinesBay Area crab lovers are getting a small bit of hopeful news, as the ban on Dungeness crab has been lifted for Oregon and Washington and the increased supply is causing local prices to drop.
California's Crab Season Will Not Open In Time For ChristmasTests of crab from Crescent City to Monterey in December show levels of toxic domoic acid have not dropped below federal safety limits in most fishing grounds on the North and Central coasts.
Scientists Raise New Concerns About Toxic Algae BloomThe toxic algae bloom that left this year’s California crab season in limbo could be even worse than initially thought.
Oregon, Washington Follow California's Lead And Delay Crab Season Due To ToxinOregon and Washington have joined California in delaying the start of their commercial crab seasons after dangerous toxin levels were found in the crabs.
Dungeness Crab Season Threatened By Toxic Algae Bloom Along Pacific CoastThere's a large toxic algae bloom out in the Pacific and fishermen at San Francisco's Pier 45 are worried it could do serious damage to this season's Dungeness crab catch.
Sole Survivor Of Boat Accident That Killed 4 Off Sonoma Coast Says He Clung To A Rock Until Rescuers ArrivedA large wave struck and flipped a boat off the Sonoma Coast, killing 4 people aboard and injuring another. The group had been out for a day of crabbing on the opening weekend for crab season.
Crab Season Kicks Off Sunday On North CoastCommercial fishermen on the North Coast of California are getting ready for the start of Dungeness crab season.
Limited Bay Area Crab Supply May Rebound By New Year's EveBay Area crab fisherman expect to rebound after being docked for about a week from the stormy weather around Christmas time.
Northern California Crab Fishermen Strike Over Dungeness PricesCrab fishing boats sat idle at Fisherman’s Wharf Thursday as crab boats in San Francisco, Bodega Bay and Half Moon Bay stayed at the dock because of a threat to cut Dungeness prices.
First Dungeness Crab Of The Season Arrives At Fisherman’s WharfCrab boats returned to Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco Thursday, with the first Dungeness crab of the 2012 season. The haul was brought to restaurants early in the afternoon.
San Francisco Crab Fisherman Say First Day Catch Is DownThe crab season has finally arrived, but local fishermen say the initial catch is down from last year's record-setting harvest.
New Limits On California Crab Fishing ProposedThe Bay Area is seeing one of its best crab seasons in years, but the initial rush has one state legislator looking to set limits on the number of traps allowed.

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