Vowing to protect fragile marine life, President Barack Obama acted Tuesday to create the world’s largest ocean preserve by expanding a national monument his predecessor established in waters thousands of miles from the American mainland.
Try out these tips from John Gierach, author of “All Fisherman Are Liars,” the next time the fish just aren’t biting.
Some of the first King Salmon of the Northern California commercial salmon fishing season were unloaded at San Francisco’s Pier 45 this week, but it wasn’t exactly a great opening.
Catching salmon should be easy this year, with more than a million adult king salmon estimated to be swimming off the Northern California coast, fishermen said.
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.
Three commercial fishermen were rescued on Monday morning when their 34-foot vessel struck a rock and started sinking near Salt Point on the Sonoma Coast.
Federal officials say many farmers caught in California’s drought will receive no irrigation water this year from a vast system of rivers, canals and reservoirs interlacing the state.
California fishing regulators have closed down recreational angling on portions of two of drought-starved rivers due to concerns about salmon and steelhead trout.
A fisherman died off the coast of Marin County Monday afternoon, after apparently being swept into the water at Elephant Rock north of Point Reyes.
California’s Dungeness crab season is off to a rocky start as rough seas keep many Bay Area fishermen from bringing in their catch.