Latest from fishing

Could this be the end of California’s drift gillnet fishing?

April 16, 2014 by Alison Hawkes

The tide may be finally turning against the use of drift gillnets off California waters. WARNING: Disturbing images.

3 Comments

Richardson Bay Herring Return, With an Entourage

January 07, 2014 by Eric Simons

The North Bay played host to one of nature's great spectacles this week, the annual Richardson Bay spawning of Pacific herring, an event eagerly anticipated by hungry animals and curious people -- and an event all the more precious for how close it once came to disappearing.

7 Comments

Artists cast a net for safer oceans

June 14, 2013 by Dan Rademacher

A new art installation at the Marine Mammal Center puts the focus on ghost nets -- lost fishing gear that wreaks havoc in the ocean -- and on what we can all do to make our oceans healthier.

No Comments

Crabber gets $10,000 fine for setting traps in marine park

January 14, 2013 by Alison Hawkes

Apparently fishing in a state marine reserve is no light matter. A commercial crabber gets nabbed lowering 100 traps in a Sonoma County marine reserve.

No Comments

San Francisco Bay herring running at Mission Bay

January 09, 2013 by Dan Rademacher

The herring are running again in San Francisco, and it’s quite a show. Commercial fishing boats cast their nets in ...

4 Comments

Signs of the Season: From crab pot to stovetop, Dungeness crabs arrive

November 21, 2012 by Jackson Karlenzig

Thanksgiving time marks the start of one of the most exciting sustainable, local food events of the year: Dungeness crab season.

No Comments

A day out with the salmon

September 27, 2012 by Michael Carl

A bumper crop of chinook salmon this year brought out many fishermen, who haven't been able to throw their lines in for four years.

No Comments

US Fish & Wildlife Service – California & Nevada

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service established Region 8, formerly the California and Nevada Operations Office (CNO), in 1998 in recognition of the unique natural resource challenges facing California, Nevada, and the Klamath Basin.

No Comments

US Army Corps of Engineers – Lake Sonoma

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

This division of the Army Corp manages Lake Sonoma for recreation, and also maintains a fish hatchery at the site.

No Comments

SFGate Outdoors

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

The SF Chronicle's Outdoors section

No Comments

 
 
123
 
 
Fall 2014 Reader Survey