Tag Archives: Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations (PCFFA)

Crabbers brace for settlement impacts

Crabbers brace for settlement impacts

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Commercial crabbers are bracing for what could be a shortened Dungeness season as talks on a whale entanglement lawsuit settlement continue.  The potential outcome of a lawsuit against the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) was cautiously discussed during a March 21 statehouse hearing.  Chaired by Senator

Feds declare salmon fishery disasters

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT –  California’s 2016 and 2017 commercial ocean salmon seasons have been declared as federal fisheries disasters, one of many declarations for the state and the rest of the West Coast. Declared by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce late last month, the West Coast fisheries disasters include the Klamath River

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