Crab

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

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

(CBS)

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

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