Fisherman

Missing fishing captain Timothy Lybrand has an outstanding warrant For His Arrest (SCCSO)

Fisherman Wasn’t Aboard When Distress Call Was Sent Near San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

Officials say a fisherman who sent out a distress call early Monday morning was not on board when his boat ran aground in San Francisco.

08/06/2014

Photo Courtesy Of John Gierach

How to Pass The Time While Fishing

Try out these tips from John Gierach, author of “All Fisherman Are Liars,” the next time the fish just aren’t biting.

05/07/2014

Sea Otter

Monterey Boaters & Fisherman Warned To Look Out For Vulnerable Sea Otters

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.

04/07/2014

Crab fishermen take a break from loading crab traps onto their boat at Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Crab Season Back On After Price Settlement Reached

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.

12/11/2012

Missing Boaters Locator Map

Body Of 2nd Missing Fisherman Found Off San Mateo Coast

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.

10/03/2012

Missing Boaters Locator Map

Family Discovers Body Of 1 Of 2 Missing San Mateo Coast Fishermen

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.

10/02/2012

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 Killed In Accident Off Peninsula Coast

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.

03/27/2012

A fishing boat makes its way through the harbor near pier 45  in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Salmon Numbers Give North Coast Fishermen Hope

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.

02/29/2012

(CBS)

San Francisco Spear Fisherman Pierced By Own Spear On Sonoma Coast

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.

11/20/2011

Shark fins in a bag await delivery at a wholesale warehouse in Hong Kong (Laurent Fievet)

California Assembly Votes To Ban Shark Fin Sales

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.

CBS San Francisco–05/23/2011

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