Droughts Leave California Fishermen ReelingCommercial salmon fishermen are struggling after several bad years of drought and a Bay Area congressman wants to secure money for them from the feds.
San Francisco Anglers Warned Of PCBs, Mercury In Some Lake Merced FishConcerns about mercury and PCBs prompt warning for anglers who consume certain fish from the north lake of San Francisco's Lake Merced.
Google, Environmental Groups Partner To Track Illegal, Unregulated FishingTechnology developed in the Bay Area could lead to the end of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing around the world.
Injured Man Rescued From Commercial Fishing Boat 600 Miles Off California CoastTwo helicopter crews, a combat shadow aircraft and a four-man pararescue team rescued a man from a fishing vessel 600 miles off California.
Striking Crab Fishermen Stay Tied Up At DocksDungeness crab could be harder to come by if hundreds of fishing boats remain tied up at docks from California to Washington state by a dispute between crabbers and seafood processors over the price of the sought-after crustaceans.
Early Tests Encouraging For Bay Area Crab LoversBay Area crab lovers may soon be celebrating with their favorite crustaceans once again.
Water Getting Too Warm For Lobsters On New England's Southern EndLobster lovers might want to be concerned about climate change.
Further Ban On Shark Fin Fishing Being ConsideredMore restrictions on shark fins could be coming down the pipeline.
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.
Recreational Dungeness Crab Fishing Now Permitted Along Entire California CoastThe opening of the areas for the Dungeness crab fisheries follows months of closure due to an algal bloom off the Pacific Coast.
Video Shows Whales Being Rescued From Crab Pot EntanglementsDramatic video shows whales being rescued off the California coast after the giant creatures got tangled up in what’s become a late crab season.
Best Bodies Of Water To Visit In Northern CaliforniaSan Francisco is fortunate enough to be surrounded by the bay with easy access to the Pacific Ocean. There are also plenty of lakes, bays, ponds, creeks and marshes among others that are also in and around San Francisco. Birding, boating and bicycling are all activities that can be enjoyed at these underrated water destinations. Whether you want to spend a lazy day on the water or have a picnic by the shore, these bodies of water will have you exploring these lesser known gems.