The rocky seashore has fascinated humans since before written history. Cool ocean breezes on hot summer days and abundant marine life likely attracted our ancestors just as they attract us today. Continue reading “Bag Limits for Saltwater Snails? Following the Regulations for Tidepool Foraging”
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) would like to hear from California grunion hunters! A new questionnaire is available on the CDFW website to capture grunion hunters’ input. Your participation can help CDFW to better understand the recreational fishery. Continue reading “CDFW Questionnaire to Gather Grunion Hunter Knowledge”
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife will be hosting a webinar to discuss the commercial harvest of wild kelp and other marine algae, including proposed draft regulatory changes, supporting data, and results from a commercial harvester survey. Continue reading “Webinar: Discussion of Proposed Draft Commercial Kelp and Other Marine Algae Regulatory Changes”
Editor’s Note: Many local authorities have temporarily closed access to beaches due to public safety concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with city or county authorities for information about specific beaches.
The 2020 schedule of expected California grunion runs is now available on the California Department of Fish and Wildlife website.
Grunion are famous for their spawning behavior. From March through August, these fish surf the waves Continue reading “2020 California Grunion Run Schedule Now Available”
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is developing several important regulation changes that will affect the commercial Dungeness crab fleet and other trap fisheries in 2020 and beyond. Continue reading “Upcoming Regulation Changes for Commercial Dungeness Crab and Other Trap Fisheries”