Fishermen, Processors Gear Up for Dungeness Crab Season; Testing Continues
While fishermen are painting buoys, cleaning pots and getting them ready for crab season, processors are clearing out inventory and getting ready for fresh crab to hit the docks.
But they may all be in for a wait.
The Central California crab season, scheduled to start on Nov. 15, already has been delayed until at least Dec. 1 due to risk of entanglement with whales that haven't left the feeding grounds yet. All three West Coast states are proceeding with quality and toxin testing with a target start ...
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