Central California Dungeness Crab Season Poised for May 15 Closure
Bay Area Dungeness crab fishermen will likely have only another month to haul up the last of the crab before the season closes. Still, it is 30 days longer than last year's season.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife Diredtor Charlton Bonham said Wednesday that, based on recent data, a risk exists for whale entanglement south of the Mendocino/Sonoma County line. That counters the majority consensus of the California Dungeness Crab Fishing Gear Working Group.
On April 9, the Working Group reviewed available data and provided a recommendation...
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