Dungeness Crab Season 2015

November 7, 2015 - first day for recreational/sport crab fishing in California.

Commercial crab fishing season south of Mendocino begins on November 15 - just in time for your Thanksgiving table.

https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Fishing/Ocean/Regulations/Fishing-Map

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Can’t wait!!! We’re already set to go to the Peninsula Italian American Social Club’s crab feast on 11/22…

Let us hope that Neptune’s powers are effective to ensure harmony on fixing a price to ensure that the crabs don’t live any longer than the commercial crabbing license gods intended.

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Oh, yes.

Looks like the season is off to a non-start.

“Symptoms of domoic acid poisoning can occur within 30 minutes of eating
toxic seafood. Even mild cases are exceedingly unpleasant, with symptoms
that can include vomiting, diarrhea, headache and dizziness. Severe
poisoning can lead to permanent short-term memory loss, seizures,
cardiac arrest, coma or even death.”

http://www.sacbee.com/news/business/article42965040.html

I guess the good news is that it’s related to El Niño, so maybe the drought is ending.

While we sit out the local crab catch delay and have dreams of crab for Thanksgiving,
Alioto-Lazio Fish Co. will have crab from the Washington harvest.
415.673.5868 or toll free at 1.888.673.5868 www.crabonline.com/shop

Places like 99 Ranch should be selling crab from Washington, BC, or Alaska like they always do. Prices will likely be higher than usual.

New tests provide glimmer of hope for Dungeness crab season

Crab season delay devastating California’s fishing industry

Ban lifted from roughly Cambria to Santa Barbara.

Ban for non-commercial crabbing lifted statewide, commercial crabbing maybe next week.

Commercial season still on hold.

As far as I’m concerned the season is over . The crabs get smaller as the season goes on . I know some crab fisherman who are just eating shit . I refuse to buy the cooked ones in the store . From Santa Cruz .

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Don’t the crabs get smaller because they catch the bigger ones first?

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Yea you are correct . If you know any crab fisherman and personally talk to them . It’s a political bag of shit . Just pissed . I heard MAYBE the season will open next week for commercial . For sport fishing you can crab fish all you want with in the limits and eat all you want . Go figure .

The sport season is open with gross caveats about how to cook them.

Would you even consider eating one?

Yes .

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