RE: Dungeness Crab
February 14, 2011
As a longtime California dungy fisherman, I couldn't agree more with Mr. Worhatch's commentary. West Coast Dungeness management has undergone very little change, and yet remains one of the few productive/profitable fisheries without severe regulatory issues. Inspite the absense of a "Commission", "Czar" or "Commitee", SSS (sex, size and season) has proved to be a remarkably effective way to manage dungeness.
Just one correction, only Oregon has received the MSC, WA and CA are still pending. Coincidentally Oregon and Alaska are managed almost identical.
San Francisco, CA
About: "Career California dungeness crab fisherman"
Received February 14, 2011
- Published February 14, 2011
Dungeness Crab By
Max Worhatch IV
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