Crab

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

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

(CBS)

Good Question: How Is Bay Area Crab Fishing Different Than Alaska?

Most of us know a little about crab fishing, even if it’s from just watching "Deadliest Catch." Paul asked this Good Question: Why are Bay Area crab pots different from the ones they use in Alaska?

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–11/18/2010

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