Deadly Whale Entanglements Skyrocketing Off California CoastA record number of whales have become entangled in debris floating off the California coast, sparking a new law targeting the recovery of lost crab fishing gear.
Recreational Dungeness Crab Fishing Now Permitted Along Entire California CoastThe opening of the areas for the Dungeness crab fisheries follows months of closure due to an algal bloom off the Pacific Coast.
Long Delayed Dungeness Crab Season Finally Get UnderwayNorthern California fisherman began their mad dash for the Dungeness crab fishing grounds Tuesday after accepting a suppliers price for a pound of the delicacy.
Fishermen Gear Up For Late Dungeness Crab Season StartAfter an unprecedented delay in the season caused by a toxic algae plume, Northern California crab fisherman began stacking gear on their boats Monday in anticipation for a mad dash to the Dungeness crab fishing grounds.
Sonoma Coast Commercial Crab Season Officially OpensThe commercial crab season officially opened Saturday after being postponed for more than four months because tests showed high levels of domoic acid.
Bay Area Dungeness Crab Deemed Safe; Commercial Season To Open March 26Dungeness crabs caught off the coast of California south of the Mendocino-Sonoma County line have been deemed safe for consumption, Fish and Wildlife officials said Friday.
$138 Million In Aid Sought For Struggling Bay Area CrabbersFederal relief may soon be coming to Bay Area crab fishermen dealing with a long-delayed season after crabs tested positive for domoic acid.
Feds Offer Help To Crab Fishermen Affected By Long-Delayed SeasonHelp has arrived for local fishermen and other people, devastated by the long delay in the Dungeness crab season.
California Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Could Start Next WeekState officials opened the central coast of California to recreational Dungeness crab season on Thursday and commercial season could open as soon as late next week.
Health Advisory On Dungeness Crab Partially LiftedThe California Department of Public Health has lifted the advisory regarding Dungeness crabs caught recreationally along the coast in all areas south of Point Reyes, according to officials.
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.
'Deadliest Catch' Spinoff To Focus On Dungeness Crab Fishing In OregonThe new series, called "Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove," is set to premiere next fall and will focus on families involved in the Dungeness crab fishing industry in Newport, Oregon.