Category Archives: Fishing

Struggling Bodega Bay Crab Fishermen Get Boost From Community With Grocery Gift Cards

Community members in Bodega banded together to help provide struggling crab fishermen with necessities as thousands of crab traps sit idle after the department of public health banned fishing for the popular crustaceans. “It’s just devastating right now, very devastating. It’s a great gesture,” Bodega Fisherman Tony Anello said. People in the community were worried…
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Cold-Water Safety Workshop for Commercial Fishermen

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer an 18-hour cold-water safety and drill conductor workshop in Bodega Bay, CA on Thursday, October 15 and Friday, October 16, 2015 at the Bodega Bay Grange Hall, 1370 Bodega Avenue. Instructor, Beverly Noll, will cover cold-water survival skills; EPIRBs, flares, and maydays; man-overboard recovery and firefighting;…
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Salmon Fishing in Bodega Bay

Darris (the Vegan Mama) has shared several images of fishing boats in Bodega Bay. She writes in her June 28th post:

Anglers are out trolling for salmon in Bodega Bay. I counted thirty three fishing boats at 8:00 p.m. A fellow beach walking friend told me that he and his wife counted over seventy (70) fishing boats off Bodega Head on Sunday!

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Banner Bay Area salmon season reels in price

The Marin Independent Journal is reporting that so many salmon are being hooked along the Northern California coast that the price of fresh, wild king salmon is plunging, at least for commercial fishermen who are on strike for a better deal.

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When Good Fishing Is Bad News In Bodega Bay

Bob Norberg of The Press Democrat is reporting that “commercial salmon fisherman on the North Coast are tying up their boats and will stay in port for the next few days in an attempt to drive up prices.”

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Good Fishing On The Miss Anita Last Week

Looks like the fish were really biting last week off the Sonoma Coast. Captain Vince Orsini of the Miss Anita out of Bodega Bay posted pictures of happy anglers showing their catches last week.           Miss Anita Fishing Charters (707) 875-3474    
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Council Adopts Substantial Salmon Seasons Coastwide

  The Pacific Fishery Management Council adopted a set of ocean salmon seasons that provides both recreational and commercial opportunities coastwide. California and Oregon fishermen, in particular, will be benefit from higher-than‐usual salmon returns in the Sacramento and Klamath Rivers this year. The recommendation will be forwarded to the National Marine Fisheries Service for approval…
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