Dungeness crab fishermen knuckle under. Settle for $2.65, gone to work.

”The fish companies won,” said local fisherman Paul Pelligrini. “Fifteen cents wasn’t worth two weeks (of waiting).” Local fisherman Dave Bitts said that once the Oregon price was set, local fishermen had little choice but to accept it. He said most local fishermen showed up at a Fishermen’s Marketing Association meeting Thursday morning and agreed it was time to hit the water. more@humboltbeacon

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