Local Commercial Crab Season Opener is Set


It's finally happening. - JENNIFER FUMIKO CAHILL
  • Jennifer Fumiko Cahill
  • It's finally happening.
Get the butter ready, the crab is coming.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today that the Dungeness commercial season opener for Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte counties is now set for Dec. 31 at 12:01 a.m., with a 64-hour gear setting period that will begin at 8:01 a.m. on Dec. 28.

The local commercial season had been delayed due to poor meat quality.

Find the CDFW release here

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