subsistence fishing

4:57pm

Mon August 19, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Fishermen harvest dinner in the bay – at their own risk

It’s crab season in California, and commercial fishermen can’t unload their catches fast enough to satisfy the crowds filling Fisherman’s Wharf. But out on the public piers behind the Embarcadero, away from the big boats, you’ll find a different breed of fisherman. They set out their poles, unroll their lines, add some bait, and wait quietly for dinner to arrive.

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