After Crab Season Ends, Fishermen Use GPS To Find Whale-Killing GearFishermen are part of a new effort using GPS and new software pinpointing areas where lost or abandoned crabbing gear has been spotted.
Lean Year For Salmon Fishing Likely To Drive Prices UpThe price of salmon could be way up as fishermen face what could be one of the worst seasons in years.
Fishermen Help Rescue Whale Entangled Near Bodega BayThree fishermen on the boat, Legacy, risked their lives to save a whale entangled in crab pots near Bodega Bay.
Dungeness Crab Fishermen Gear Up For Possible Season OpeningLocal Dungeness crab fishermen are gearing up for a possible season opener in two weeks, while keeping an eye on the forecast for “the blob.”
Jumping Shark Puts On Show For SoCal FishermenA big shark put on a big show for some fishermen who hooked it off San Diego.
Lawsuit Over Otter-Free Zone In SoCal Fishing Grounds RevivedA federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit by commercial fishermen that challenges the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s decision to do away with an otter-free zone in Southern California coastal waters.
Low Salmon Projections 'Punch In The Face' For FishermenBad days aren’t over yet for the Bay Area’s commercial fishing industry as fishermen on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf are facing restrictions during this year’s salmon season.
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.
Man Leaps Off Antioch Bridge In Effort To Evade Police, Gets Arrested With Help From FishermenA pursuit Monday concluded with a man leaping from a bridge in Antioch, but police said he survived and was arrested with the help of some local fishermen.
Struggling Bodega Bay Crab Fishermen Get Boost From Community With Grocery Gift CardsCommunity members in Bodega banded together to help provide struggling crab fishermen with necessities as thousands of crab traps sit idle after the department of public health banned fishing for the popular crustaceans.
First Day Of Crab Season Kicks Off The Holidays In The Bay AreaIt marks the start of the holiday season for old-time San Franciscans and folks all over the Bay Area. There’s fresh crab available. The holidays start tonight.
Anglers Fear State EPA Study Would Bring Ban On Lead In Fishing GearCalifornia's Department of Toxic Substances Control, a part of the state Environmental Protection Agency, is getting a virtual earful from the sportfishing industry over the agency's proposed investigation into the use of toxic substances -- including lead, zinc and copper -- in fishing gear.