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Crab fishing organization says state commissions unfairly changed policy on crabbing season

Wadi Reformado May 14, 2017, 8:23pm

SAN FRANCISCO — A crabbing association is suing the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and California Fish and Game Commission, alleging violation of federal law.

Fisherman attorney says resource use should cost accordingly in WDFW case

Robert Lawson Feb. 19, 2017, 2:36pm

OLYMPIA, Wash. — An attorney who represents fishermen on the West Coast agreed with a California court decision that could shake up a planned exemption by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Suction dredge mining moratorium supported by Supreme Court

Kerry Goff Nov. 3, 2016, 3:12pm

SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court recently upheld a statewide moratorium on recreational suction dredge mining for gold, noting the regulations were valid for protecting water supplies, fisheries, wildlife and cultural resources.