Boating safety emphasized at start of salmon season

Boating safety emphasized at start of salmon season
ALAMEDA, Calif. — To coincide with the start of this year’s recreational salmon season May 10, the Coast Guard will be conducting Commercial Fishing Vessel safety spot-checks and encouraging voluntary dockside exams April 29-30, 2014 in fishing harbors throughout Northern California. Nationally, Safe Boating Week is the week before Memorial Day but in order to be ready for a safe salmon season...

Boating safety emphasized at start of salmon season

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – To coincide with the start of this year’s recreational salmon season on May 14, Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay in conjunction with Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 8 is celebrating National Safe Boating Week early. Nationally, Safe Boating Week is the week before Memorial Day, but in order to be ready for a safe salmon season the Coast Guard is pushing boating safety early....

Boating safety emphasized at start of salmon season

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay is emphasizing boating safety at the start of this year’s recreational salmon season. Group Humboldt Bay is prepared for a large increase in boating activity this weekend as the opening of salmon season coincides with Memorial Day weekend. Due to a period of significantly shortened or canceled fishing seasons in the recent past, local...