San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies cited four men for fishing for Dungeness crab out of season on Tunitas Creek Beach in unincorporated Half Moon Bay early Sunday morning, according to the sheriff's office.
Deputies saw several vehicles parked near the beach at 12:17 a.m. Sunday and found several men in the water, allegedly fishing with flashlights, sheriff's officials said.
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National Fisherman Live: 12/16/14
In this episode, Bruce Buls, WorkBoat's technical editor, interviews Long Island lobsterman John Aldridge, who survived for 12 hours after falling overboard in the dead of night. Aldridge was the keynote speaker at the 2014 Pacific Marine Expo, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
NOAA, in consultation with the Department of the Interior, has appointed 10 new members to the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The 20-member committee is composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience who advise the departments of commerce and the interior on ways to strengthen and connect the nation's MPA programs. The new members join the 10 continuing members appointed in 2012.