After years of watching their industry collapse, Bay Area commercial fishermen are saying this salmon season is rebounding to near record levels.
There’s nothing fishy about it – the reports from sport salmon fishermen are positive after the Easter holiday weekend, which also marked the opening weekend of the 2012 fishing season.
North Coast fishermen are optimistic that they’ll emerge from the tough economic times they experienced during the last few years now that salmon projections have come back very positive.
A 65-year-old man was airlifted from a chartered fishing boat near the Farallon Islands Wednesday afternoon, Coast Guard officials said.
Northern California anglers are still hoping to see boatloads of fish in coming days as the first full-fledged commercial salmon season in three years got off to a slow start.
California’s commercial salmon fishermen will benefit from the first full season in years after federal fisheries regulators estimated a healthy Chinook salmon run this fall.
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.
Members of Congress and fishermen grilled federal and state officials on Saturday about efforts to restore California’s once-abundant salmon runs.
Most of us know a little about crab fishing, even if it’s from just watching "Deadliest Catch." Paul asked this Good Question: Why are Bay Area crab pots different from the ones they use in Alaska?