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Fishing

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

A Coast Guard vessel. (CBS)

3 Commercial Fishermen Rescued From Sinking Boat Off Sonoma Coast

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.

03/25/2014

Workers drill for water for a farmer on February 6, 2014 near Bakersfield, California. Now in its third straight year of unprecedented drought, California is experiencing its driest year on record, dating back 119 years and possible the worst in the past 500 years. Grasslands that support cattle have dried up, forcing ranchers to feed them expensive supplemental hay to keep them from starving or to sell at least some of their herds, and farmers are struggling with diminishing crop water and whether to plant or to tear out permanent crops which use water year-round like almond trees. About 17 rural communities could run out of drinking water within several weeks and politicians are pushing to undo laws that protect several endangered species. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Federal Agency To California Farmers: ‘No Water For You’

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.

02/21/2014

Mud Cracks

Recreational Fishing Banned On Portions Of Drought Stricken Bay Area Rivers

California fishing regulators have closed down recreational angling on portions of two of drought-starved rivers due to concerns about salmon and steelhead trout.

02/05/2014

Drakes Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)

Fisherman Drowns After Chasing Ice Chest Hit By Waves At Point Reyes

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.

01/20/2014

(credit: KCBS)

Rough Waters Delay Catch As NorCal Crab Season Begins

California’s Dungeness crab season is off to a rocky start as rough seas keep many Bay Area fishermen from bringing in their catch.

11/16/2013

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GameDay: The Fishermen

Spent the last couple of weeks up in the Gold Country and a good deal of time on the water flippin’ jigs in search of the big bass I like to call “Big Jake.”

07/16/2013

Huey Lewis (credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Huey Lewis’ Heart Still Beats For Rock & Roll

Huey Lewis and the News is going back on tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their bestselling album, “Sports”…

06/09/2013

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Best Places To Go Fishing Near South Bay

South Bay fishermen typically know where the best spots are for fishing, but for newcomers to the sport, it’s helpful to know where to go for the best chance of catching a prize for the day.

05/25/2013

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

Commercial Salmon Fishing Season Opens With Talk Of California Rebound

Commercial salmon fishermen are heading to sea from San Francisco and other area ports in what is expected to be a strong fishing season.

05/01/2013

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