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.
The body of a Novato man who was reported missing Friday was found Saturday afternoon near Black Sand Beach in the Marin Headlands, Golden Gate National Recreation Area ranger George Durgerian said Monday morning.
Although no one aboard a fishing vessel that ran aground off the San Mateo County coast early Tuesday morning was injured, the U.S. Coast Guard is keeping a close eye on the boat to ensure it doesn’t leak fuel and pollute the waters.
Professional crab fishermen say a deadly fishing boat accident near Bodega Bay should serve as a lesson that recreational boaters should check the weather before going out.
A 60-year-old man died when a crab fishing boat containing four other people capsized Tuesday morning off the Sonoma County coast near Jenner, a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant said.