Several Issues Affecting West Coast Dungeness Crab Seasons
California Department of fish and Wildlife Director Charlton Bonham will formally decide today whether to delay the Central California Dungeness season by about a week. Washington crab have insufficient meat recovery -- even for this early in the year -- and Oregon is just getting its meat recovery and domoic acid testing going.
CDFW announced Friday the proposed delay south of the Mendocino/Sonoma county line from the traditional Nov. 15 season opening in San Francisco and surrounding areas until Nov. 23 due to potential risk of whale entanglements. Bonham said he would take public comment until ...
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