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Crab

Price Dispute Means Slow Start For Dungeness Crab Season

Tuesday’s start of the California Dungeness crab season appeared to be in jeopardy, considering buyers and crabbers had – as of Monday morning – not reached an agreement on pricing.

11/14/2011

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

California Fishermen Gear Up For Dungeness Crab Season

The season for recreational fishermen begins Saturday, when crabbers can begin setting their traps and nets after midnight.

11/03/2011

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

San Francisco’s Oldest All-Female Seafood Operation Back In Business

Just in time for November’s lucrative crab season, one of the oldest families in the San Francisco crab and fish wholesale industry is back in business after a 10 month shutdown.

10/11/2011

Salmon in a bin (AP)

Bay Area Salmon Fishermen Excited Over Full Season

This could be California’s first full salmon fishing season in five years, after new projections from the State Department of Fish and Game show a tripling of the salmon population.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/02/2011

Majority Of Bay Area Crab Sent To Asia

This year’s bumper crop of Dungeness crab have North Coast fishermen capitalizing on the growing market in China. Over half the crab pulled from Bodega and San Francisco Bays is now headed to Asia.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/23/2011

New Limits On California Crab Fishing Proposed

The 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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/17/2011

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Good Question: How Did The Dungeness Crab Get That Name?

Chances are you know what it tastes like, but there is still a mystery surrounding this particular sea creature. Mary Hagenberg in Black Point asked this Good Question: How did the Dungeness crab get that strange name?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011

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

Crab Fisherman Dies After Boat Capsizes Near Jenner

A 60-year-old man died when a crab fishing boat containing four other people capsized Tuesday morning off the Sonoma County coast near Jenner, a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant said.

CBS San Francisco–11/23/2010

Bay Area Crab Season Gets Off To Impressive Start

The boats are lining up along Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco with full loads of Dungeness crab, as the crab season is off to a strong start.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/19/2010

A 47-foot Motor Life Boat, from Station Bodega Bay, pulls alongside the fishing vessel Carmillo to transfer an injured fisherman to shore, Nov. 19, 2010. (U.S. Coast Guard Station Bodega Bay)

Crab Fisherman Injured In Accident Off Bodega Bay

An Oregon man crab fishing off the coast of Bodega Bay lost the tips of two of his fingers Friday morning when his right hand got caught in a crab block, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

CBS San Francisco–11/19/2010

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