Articles Tagged With ‘Fishing’




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Fishermen upset as water flows out of Lopez Lake

About 3 million gallons of water are released daily from Lopez Lake in order to satisfy legal mandates, including environmental laws and groundwater requirements. The dumping of water is upsetting fishermen, who despite the recent... (Continue reading)

Oceano man who caught great white shark turns himself in

An Oceano man who caught a great white shark and posed with the fish turned himself in to authorities Tuesday. The man surrendered himself to California Fish and Wildlife officers after the agency circulated photos... (Continue reading)

Capps backs Central Coast marine sanctuary

With just months left in her final term in office, Rep. Lois Capps has thrown her support behind a Chumash tribal proposal to create a national marine sanctuary ranging from Cambria to Santa Barbara. The... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man drowns in boating accident

The United States Coast Guard identified the body of a missing boater found Sunday afternoon near Point Arguello as Jeffrey Delbert McDonald of Arroyo Grande. The man was 46 years old. Around 8 p.m. Saturday,... (Continue reading)

Fishermen rescue 72-year-old man from the ocean

Two fishermen pulled a 72-year-old man from the ocean near Montana de Oro State Park Friday morning. The victim is expected to recover from his injuries. Shortly after 9 a.m., the fisherman discovered the man... (Continue reading)

Man injured after falling overboard in Morro Bay

Crew members of a fishing boat and a fellow passenger on a commercial dinner boat rescued a man who fell overboard in the Morro Bay Harbor Friday evening. [Tribune] The 59-year-old man was one of... (Continue reading)

Sea lion takes California fisherman for a plunge

A fisherman was posing for a photo with fish he caught in a San Diego bay when a sea lion leaped out of the water, chomped on the fish and dragged the 62-year-old man into... (Continue reading)

Biotoxins killing Central Coast sea life

An outbreak of algae-produced biotoxins that attacks the brain is killing sea life along the Central Coast of California and also poses a risk to humans. [Aljazeera] The California Department of Public Health closed fisheries... (Continue reading)

Central California coastal waters significantly warmer

Since the beginning of July, California Central coastal waters have been up to 7 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than average, leading to an unusual array of aquatic life spotted in the area. [LA Times] The upper... (Continue reading)

Smuggler convicted of murdering Coast Guard officer

A Mexican national caught smuggling drugs in a panga boat was sentenced to life without parole after a jury convicted him of second-degree murder in the death of a Coast Guard officer patrolling the waters... (Continue reading)



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