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Bodega Bay Crab Season in Full Swing on Sonoma Coast


Bodega Bay Crab Season in Full Swing on Sonoma Coast

Last year toxins in crab in our local fishing area nearly destroyed many fishing businesses in Bodega Bay, so having crab season open in time for holiday feasts this year brought deep sighs of relief to both fishermen and those who prefer to support local crab fleets rather than purchase from out of the area.

John Hershey, a local photographer, has been documenting the crab fishing process this year by photographing the boats and crew of the Spud Point Crab Company, owned and operated by the Anello family at Spud Point Marina. They run the outdoor restaurant across from the Marina that features cleaned and cooked crab, crab sandwiches, crab cakes (Sat. and Sun.only).

Right now Spud Point is selling crab from their own fleet - cooked and available 7 days a week 9am to 5pm – AND outside the café, Paisano Brothers is offering live crab at the same location.

Here are some places where you can purchase live and cooked crab in Bodega Bay. And please ask your local grocery if the crab they sell is from our local fleets. After last year’s shutdown of their season, they fleets could use all the support then can get. THANK YOU

Spud Point Crab Company - Cooked crab sold in their café - live crab outside
Tony and Carol Anello
1860 Westshore Road, Bodega Bay – 707-875-9472
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7 days a week 

Paisano Brothers Fisheries - Live Crab
1820 Westshore Road, Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Fishetarian Fish Market & Café - Live and cooked crab
599 Coast HWy 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923 • 707-875-9092
NOW OPEN 7 DAYS a week!
11am ‘til 6pm, Fri & Sat ‘til 7pm

The Tides Wharf Fish Market - Live and cooked crab
835 Coast Hwy 1, Bodega Bay, CA 94923 • 707-875-3554
Open DAILY 9am - 9pm