Derelict Crab Pot Removal & Prevention Project

Port Townsend & Dungeness Bay Derelict Crab Pot Removal and Prevention Project More than 12,000 crab pots are lost and become derelict every year in Washington’s Salish Sea, killing over 177,000 harvestable crab each year. The Northwest Straits Foundation (NWSF)...

Tips and Tricks to Catch More Crab!

Tips and Tricks to Catch More Crab! Instructional Videos: 12,000 crab pots are lost in Puget Sound each year. A single lost crab pot can kill up to 50 crabs until deterioration. That adds up to 180,000 harvestable crabs lost each year. To avoid this, follow the tips...

Derelict Fishing Gear Removal

Derelict Fishing Gear in Puget Sound Derelict fishing gear in Puget Sound entangles and kills marine animals, smothers and degrades marine habitats and poses a danger for human safety and navigation. Derelict fishing gear is recognized by USFWS, WDFW and NOAA as a...