Fish Sniffer Digital Edition Issue 3626 Dec 8- 22 2017 - Page 26

26 SALTWATER Dec. 8 - 22, 2017 VOL.36 • ISS. 26 SALTWATER REPORTS BERKELEY Crab Combo Trips Provide Thrills And Great Eating! BERKELEY - Crab combo season is a bittersweet proposition for East Bay charter boat enthusiasts. On one hand, these fall trips are lots of fun and often produce a bountiful haul of great eating. On the other hand, the crab combo season marks the final leg of the saltwater fishing season. Once angler interest in combo action slows the East Bay charter boat scene goes largely dormant until the following May when spring potluck live bait fishing kicks off the next season. Right now, a day bef &RF6vfrFw26VF( B&R&WGFW"vW'2FBV@WB6&G&2&R&VFrWƖ֗G2`7&"Ɩ֗G2b&6f6B6ƖBV&W'2`Ɩv6BFR7&"G&2&R7&VBWBFR&'2&WBFRvFVvFRBFP&W7B&6f6f6r2Fr6RBFPf&6G2FR6Ɩf&Fv( 27B&V6V@GfVGW&RFR3"vW'2&&B&VFV@WgVƖ֗G2b&6f6B7&'2FFp"Ɩv6BF#RVG2FRW.( 2G&fV&W &GV6VBW2&W7VG2vFV"Ɩ֗G2`&6f6Ɩ֗G2b7&"BSƖv6BvF6WfW&FR#VB672f"FV"3pvW'26BVrfbFRvFVWR#26&VV&VFrW&rV&W'0b&6f6Ɩv6BB7&"֖6VF2FVBF6R7V6W2vVPBFRvFW"vF6BffV&W BFFVB&r&BvbVVF2662vV$DTt$6'FW"&FW'2&GFf67&'0$DTt$*FRGVvVW707&"6VG2&RFRFv6ƖFR'W@'G&G2vF'VFBG2BFPvƖvW72FfRFV"vV"&VB&P7F6rW7&"Ɩ֗G2f"FV"6ƖVG2FRWFW"&7&"G26FVRF&PwVVB'FWfW'g&fVr&FW'2Ɩr6B7F2&VVVV0FR&rf6&RfrFFR6w2B&6f6r6FVW2F&RƖ֗G0&VB2FR66f6&RFP66FW&2FW6Rb'F&6'FW'26B( fW&vR&RvWGFrFP7&"'WBvRfRFfRBbvV"FvWBFVW"7BG&&GV6VBƖ֗G2`&F&6f6B7&"f"bvW'2pvFRƖr6BvRv&R'VrFP6&FG&2VFFR&6f66V667W&RFV6V&W"37BBvRfPVGb&F&VvWBFR6֖pF( Ф6F&6vW'2b&FVv&7'Bf6r6B( ėB2W7B&VV&W@2vB2BvWG2&vBrf"&6f6Ɩv6BB7&"vRWB#Ɩw2F&VRG&2GW&rFRF6vfrvVV04DTTBtR#@tUEDrPRWfW"VfRFRF6vFW@G&6"vrfW'F6ǒfbFP&VƖWfr^( &R&6W7Vǐ'&FvRBFW"6"FRvFW"FW"FB6RFBR&R7BB6WFrR6VRWfW'F&r&&vRv2FW&RG'rFv2&vB7BvVV&6RFR7V&W&vVBG&W@גvBg&VB&bFR&fW"B6Ɩ6FBRFRbFRFfFVB&fRFRFvV@RFF( B6"66W&fn( 2&@Rv( B&R7W'&6V@BFW"6&BbЧvV7F'B'6rF0W&VBV&'67W'&VBFR&bФ'WBFRFW"6WRW"FFW2W"ff&FPFV"&BB&VG76V@&fW"fR6f"B6F&Vv6B6Pf7BFBR67G&@W'&VBF6F6WW'6VbBvFFRVW70RBFVFR6ƖvFW7@^( &RfW'6&VgV'W@GFVF6FW'&fV@wVW72vBv6( BFPBFRf6rw&VG2&FV@FFRFB7G&FVB@'FR&vWB67BWBFrद6RFGFf"FRFW"&Bद6^( 267FW"B'&FФf"6WfW&FBG&V'W'0W"֖rWBFVB7WGFw2v&`FWFVvVBBWB'WBvVFPFB&rvVFW"FBv0G&RGW&VBF&FRFW"6WPfW&67B'WBB&rGv6WW0Gv&G2FWVFVBFv&fW"FVFVBf"FR&&WB( Vv'WBgFW"FW"W" "f"7G&W"f6rGvbVgV'WBV&GV7FfR67G2BFR'&2'&FvRfbFR'@B6RvW&R&VGFVB&66FRbFV"RfBFFW6pFV6VfW2FW'&fVBBFR'&Ч2'&FvRFfBFRVF&R&fW"v0&6VB'ƖRbfFr67'V"ХDR445@$PT44$PT44$U"$U 22ࢄd$U$ŒD( 2$BDT4RddTD0&W&VW&FW'GW&W2vF6B6B&&BFR2&WW&V6Rb6f6rBG2&W7B6FF( "Ɩ'W@( "6( "7G&W'2( "&6f6( "7GW&vV( "6&( "ƗfR&BFV6w&V6RGVRWG2WF2␤&BG&W"&W'0FW"BFW"&BG&W"&W'0&VFF"7'Bf6p6Ɩf&Fvr@&W&VW&6VbW&2w2rFǒP7&"&6f6bƖv6B4$E$04D4DU0U2"थ"4ԕD4ԕD$4%DU"$E0SS##P4CRSCR#Sc4S#ScdCR#Sc#36G&fR( "44C$dT4C4@E$dR@( "4$dT&W'2f"6VrWFRFW66VfRvF6Rg&VfWG2f 6VF( B72F&Vv( 2VW7F6&F"FVF֖FvF( 2( vB7W6VBFF( ( 2v0VrbƗVBw&FGVFRf"6&FWBvF6'Vw2g&FRWF&FW2FRvFW"FR&Bv2P7VvvW7F2FVWg&FR&'WBFR&'&6FPvB6&FƗfr֖Fv2FvBFW6VB&vBVFW W7BFv&fW"V&BFRW6vRBFR'&FvRB6vW&R6fVǒR7RW( ŖR6W6RגF6@R66VRvVR( 2p( G&fRR&6F7WGFw2v&b( 6WVV6Rb7GW&W2bFRG&vp6R&WG&WfVBW"W'6R'WBFWVg@fbFR'&FvRBGGW6FWB&rFV"f6rvV"FR&B6&FW2w&V6FG&fRFVF7WGFw2v&brF&RR'vFf( vW&RFWWB6&F"FP&Rrf"RFR&26FWB6VVBFRV6F@&rf6p6w&W2( "w&VB&FW0RvF2ƗGFPFr"VФW6VVB7GW&vV7F6RBFP&72@2f6rWХ6&f6r&fW"bFR'&FvR6Rv2PFR&( 0ffW&VBFWBFV&W7@7&Wr3CVWFV"G&W B26RW7@sr3C"ӃC( "wwr7&77'B6ЦWG6FRb66VЧfR3c# FRWBFB6P2'Ff6pG&fRfW"Fr&p7G&W'27GW&vV6&7&"b&66B6&( 0B6@B6&B&GVRW2GVP( "W06vW0( "6vW0&&G2WF&&G0( "WF&&G2( "( "( 0( 2( "&&G02WF &V@6W'f6R6VFW %%WF&V@6W'f6R6VFW 2'G0`66W76&W06VFW %%'G2b66W76&W26VFW dCR#Sc&fVF2WF&FVv&V&ǒfV&W"B7VB'V6`&GFf66VFrF2&rƖv6BF6W'FW7b$dT67&VF3c#0wwr&6'FW&&G26Ч7F'BbGFFǒFW'GW&W2Bcg&&W&VW&&W6W'fF2bf&F㠢SCrSSSpvV'6FSGG6Ɩf&Fv6Râ6F6֗F6