A Sonoma County sheriff’s helicopter crew on Wednesday found the body of one of the two men who remained missing after a fishing boat overturned on the rocks near Tomales Point in Marin County last week.
A typical fishing photo-op turned into a terrifying attack, when a hungry sea lion leaped up and bit a fisherman posing with his catch, and then dragged him to the bottom of the bay.
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.
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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.