No Trick, No Treat: California Dungeness Season Delayed Due to Whales
California Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Charlton H. Bonham on Friday confirmed what many fishermen had feared: Thanks to whales, both sport and commercial crab fishermen will have to forgo fishing with crab traps or pots.
That means no crab for Thanksgiving in the Central California and San Francisco areas, no setting of gear until the whales clear out.
The commercial Dungeness crab fishery south of the Sonoma/Mendocino county line was scheduled to open on Nov. 15, 2022 in Fishing Zones 3, 4, 5 and 6 (Point ...
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