Category Archives: Diving

Shell Game: Hunt for Red Abalone

The sport is sustained not just by the succulent reward — a slightly sweet, buttery meat pounded out for tenderness and often breaded for the pan — but also by the family traditions it spawns and the adventure it holds in store. The rugged coastline of Sonoma and Mendocino counties, removed only an hour or…
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Freediving for Abalone

Ever try diving for abalone?  Looks like a lot of work and it seems to be pretty dangerous.  There are far too many newspaper reports of the deaths of people diving for abalone off the Sonoma Coast.

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