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Dungeness Crab Fisherman

Recreational Crab Season Opens On SF Bay; Commercial Season Soon

The recreational Dungeness crab fishery opened Saturday and the commercial season is coming soon, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.

11/04/2013

A freshly cooked Dungeness Crab is seen on a crab pot on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dungeness Crab Fleet Delayed North Of Sonoma County

Crab fisherman north of Sonoma County cannot head to sea until the end of the month because the Dungeness crab population is still too small to harvest.

12/14/2012

Crab fishermen take a break from loading crab traps onto their boat at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Crab Season Back On After Price Settlement Reached

Dozens of Bay Area crab boats are preparing to head out to sea again after a weeklong standoff over the price of fresh Dungeness crab ended Tuesday, an industry spokesman said.

12/11/2012

Dungeness Crabs sit in a bin after being offloaded from a fishing vessel. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Crab Boats Remain Idle As Price Dispute Drags On

Dungeness crab boats in the fishing ports of San Francisco, Half Moon Bay and Bodega Bay were idle for a sixth day because of a price dispute.

12/10/2012

Crab fishermen take a break from loading crab traps onto their boat at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Northern California Crab Fishermen Strike Over Dungeness Prices

Crab 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.

12/06/2012

A freshly cooked Dungeness Crab is seen on a crab pot on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Commercial Crabbers Gear Up For Dungeness Season

Commercial crab fishermen are gearing up for Thursday’s opening of crab season, with vessels large and small starting to assemble pots at Pillar Point Harbor in Half Moon Bay and along the Bay Area coast to catch Dungeness crabs.

11/14/2012

Hundreds of pounds of seafood were stolen from this Pillar Point facility. (CBS)

Hundreds Of Pounds Of Fish Stolen From Pillar Point Harbor

More than 400 pounds of fresh fish and crab was stolen over the weekend from a fishery at Pillar Point Harbor in San Mateo County, sheriff’s officials said.

03/28/2012

A freshly cooked Dungeness Crab is seen on a crab pot on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Crab Fishermen Mourning Loss Of One Of Their Own

49-year-old James Allshouse died on Monday off the San Mateo County coast after being pulled overboard by tangled ropes.

03/28/2012

A freshly cooked Dungeness Crab is seen on a crab pot on Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Crab Fisherman Say First Day Catch Is Down

The crab season has finally arrived, but local fishermen say the initial catch is down from last year’s record-setting harvest.

11/30/2011

Crab fishermen take a break from loading crab traps onto their boat at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dungeness Season Underway As Crab Fishermen Settle On Price

After weeks of haggling over a price, central California crab fishermen and seafood processors have come to an agreement and the 2011 Dungeness season is underway.

11/28/2011

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