Crab Season In The Bay Area Begins, Despite Whale Delays
For many people in the Bay Area, the holidays aren’t complete without a big meal of fresh Dungeness crab. The commercial season was supposed to begin on November 15th, just in time for Thanksgiving. But this year, fishermen had to wait a month to set their traps.
Crab season opened just a few days ago, and KALW’S Angela Johnston was down at the docks as the boats came in.
"If it says one or two entanglements means you close the season for the entire season, there's no way a person can stay in business, we'd all have to quit fishing." - Fisherman John Mellor