Fisherman and boaters going in and out of Monterey Bay are being warned to be on the lookout for sea otters that may be hunting at the start of salmon season.
Dozens of Bay Area crab boats are preparing to head out to sea again after a weeklong standoff over the price of fresh Dungeness crab ended Tuesday, an industry spokesman said.
The body of a second fisherman missing from a boat that capsized off the San Mateo County coast on Sunday was found on a local beach Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.
Family members of two San Francisco fishermen who went missing in the waters off of the San Mateo County coast discovered the body of one of the fishermen just north of Pigeon Point Lighthouse on Monday afternoon, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
A 49-year-old crab fisherman working off the San Mateo County coast died after getting tangled in a line attached to a crab trap, which pulled him overboard.
North Coast fishermen are optimistic that they’ll emerge from the tough economic times they experienced during the last few years now that salmon projections have come back very positive.
A 45-year-old San Francisco man with a fishing spear stuck in his leg was rescued from the rocks along the Sonoma coast on Saturday, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
The state Assembly has come to the defense of endangered sharks targeted by fishermen who amputate their fins and toss the live sharks back into the ocean.
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.
The body of a San Francisco man who went missing during a solo fishing trip on Jan. 22 has been found about a half-mile away from where he was presumed to have drowned.