Vintage San Francisco: Dungeness crab seasons

1024x1024As a cloud hangs over the upcoming Dungeness crab season, let’s take a look back at happier days on the wharf. Commercial fishing in San Francisco dates back to 1848, according to the California Department of Fish and Game, but until the 1940s most fishermen used nets for commercial crabbing. It wasn’t until the 1940s that traps took over the industry and transformed it into something closer to what we see today. Click here to see some incredible photos! 15:34

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