Many Crab Fishermen Keeping Traps Out Of Water Due To Domoic Acid ConcernsIt was big news last week when the state announced it was lifting a ban on crab fishing, but safety concerns are stopping some fishermen from setting any traps.
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.
Oregon, Washington Follow California's Lead And Delay Crab Season Due To ToxinOregon and Washington have joined California in delaying the start of their commercial crab seasons after dangerous toxin levels were found in the crabs.
5 Cases Of Fresh Dungeness Crab Stolen From San Francisco Whole Foods StoreThieves made off with five cases of fresh crab from a Whole Foods store in San Francisco Wednesday.
Recreational Crab Season Opens On SF Bay; Commercial Season SoonThe recreational Dungeness crab fishery opened Saturday and the commercial season is coming soon, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Dungeness Crab Fleet Delayed North Of Sonoma CountyCrab 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.
Northern California Crab Fishermen Strike Over Dungeness PricesCrab 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.
Bay Area Commercial Crabbers Gear Up For Dungeness SeasonCommercial 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.
Dungeness Season Underway As Crab Fishermen Settle On PriceAfter 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.
San Francisco’s Oldest All-Female Seafood Operation Back In BusinessJust 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.
Big Dungeness Haul Reignites Trap Limit Debate In CaliforniaDungeness crab fishermen are hauling in pot after pot of writhing crustaceans in a rush to fill up boats and get the valuable catch to shore before the market floods and prices fall.
After Short Wait, Bay Area Crab Fishing UnderwayDungeness crab season is finally under way, after a two-day delay to test the quality of this season’s catch.

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