Trump Vetoes California Driftnet Fishing Bill Co-Sponsored by Sen. FeinsteinPresident Trump has vetoed a bill that would have gradually ended the use of large-mesh drift gill nets used exclusively in federal waters off the coast of California.
Whales On The Move; Commercial Dungeness Crab Season Greenlighted For Dec. 23 StartWith migrating whales on the move northward, state wildlife officials have given a green light to commercial fishermen to begin the Dungeness crab season on Dec. 23.
State Officials Delay Start Of Commercial Dungeness Crab SeasonThe Christmas holiday tradition of serving Dungeness crab may be on hold this year as state officials have delayed the start of the commercial fishing season until at least mid-December.
Fishermen Pull 2 Live Pipe Bombs From Sacramento River in Tehama CountyFishermen in Tehama County pulled two homemade pipe bombs from the Sacramento River Sunday near the mouth of Battle Creek north of Red Bluff.
Feds Approve Killing California Sea Lions by Northwest States' Wildlife ManagersU.S. authorities on Friday gave wildlife managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho permission to start killing hundreds of sea lions in the Columbia River basin in hopes of helping struggling salmon and steelhead trout.
Salmon Not Biting But Fishing Is Good As Sonoma Co. Reopens Boat Launch Under COVID-19 RulesWestside Regional Park's boat launch in Bodega Bay reopened Friday after the popular recreation activity had been on hold due to COVID-19 stay at home orders. That was good news for salmon fishermen.
'Fishmas' On Hold: Trout Season In 3 Rural California Counties Delayed Over CoronavirusCalifornia has delayed the start of spring trout season in three rural counties where local officials are concerned out-of-towners could spread the coronavirus to residents.
California Weighs Some Freshwater Fishing Bans Over CoronavirusCalifornia regulators will try again to convene an online public meeting to discuss a potential limited ban on freshwater fishing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Newsom Assures Angry Anglers State Simply Delaying Sport Fishing Season, Not Cancelling It Calling himself a passionate fisherman, Gov. Gavin Newsom has been attempted to quell the growing fears and anxieties among state anglers that the sport fishing season in California was merely being delayed by the current coronavirus outbreak and not being cancelled.
Whales In Prime Crabbing Area Could Delay California's Commercial Crab SeasonCalifornia's commercial crab season may be delayed until December due to a large number of whales that could be entangled in the prime crabbing area of Bodega Bay.
Commercial Salmon Season Shaping Up As Best in YearsLarry Collins, a wholesale salmon buyer at San Francisco's Pier 45, says this year is special.
Catch Limits Increase For Key West Coast Groundfish SpeciesFederal officials said Tuesday they are increasing catch limits for several species of West Coast groundfish that were severely depleted more than a dozen years ago in a crisis that posed a threat to the commercial and sports fishing industries.
Crab Fishermen File Lawsuit Against Fossil Fuel CompaniesDeep-seated anger lingering from the loss of millions of dollars during the 2015 crab fishing season, has sparked a lawsuit filed against 30 fossil fuel companies by Bay Area fishermen.
Crew Rescued After Fishing Boat Sinks Off Santa CruzTwo fishermen were rescued early Sunday morning after their 27-foot fishing boat sank off the Pacific coast north of Santa Cruz.
Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Crab FishermanThe Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for a Dungeness crab fisherman who fell overboard from the 47-foot commercial fishing vessel eight miles west of the South Spit in Humboldt Bay.