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San Giovanni

Iconic commercial fishing vessel delivering fresh seafood in Monterey since 1959

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October 24, 2018
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Calif. fishers say quota system is all wet
August 22, 2018
MONTEREY, Calif. - The skipper of a fishing boat that has trawled Monterey Harbor for decades says he's been docked since spring, unable to earn a living. Jiri Nozicka says a federal quota system enacted to protect both fish and the commercial fishing industry has problems that he can't navigate.
7 Reasons to Visit Monterey
August 22, 2018
Famous author John Steinbeck immortalized the gritty lives of Central California's working class during the Great Depression in his 1945 novel Cannery Row. Today, the canneries are long gone due to overfishing of the bay.
Fishing Boats Story
August 22, 2018
Fishing in Monterey Bay was mainly for salmon and was done by the sail boat or what the Italians call felucca. Salmon were caught with gill nets this net consists of one or more panels of webbing fastened together. They are left free to drift with the current, usually near the surface or not far below it.
Monterey fishing patriarch Joe Pennisi laid to rest
August 22, 2018
Giuseppe 'Joe' Pennisi, the patriarch of an extended Monterey fishing family, was buried Tuesday after private family services. One of his six sons, Giuseppe Pennisi II, said his father died Christmas Eve at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula after having pancreatic cancer. He was 75.
Iconic Monterey Boat the San Giovanni on Dry Land for Some TLC - Sea Magazine
May 1, 2018
MONTEREY, Calif.-The last remaining large scale wooden fishing vessel in Monterey has been hauled out to dry dock for renovation. The San Giovanni has been at home port in Monterey harbor for almost 60 years and the boat has become a piece of history in the community. Click here to read more.
Monterey's last large wooden fishing boat getting TLC
May 1, 2018
The last remaining large wooden fishing vessel in Monterey has been hauled out to dry dock for renovation. The San Giovanni has been at home port in Monterey harbor for almost 60 years and the boat has become a piece of history in the community.
Iconic Monterey boat the San Giovanni on dry land for some TLC
May 1, 2018
The last remaining large scale wooden fishing vessel in Monterey has been hauled out to dry dock for renovation. The San Giovanni has been at home port in Monterey harbor for almost 60s years and the boat has become a piece of history in the community.
Navy submarine snares net of fishing boat off S.F., 1992
June 21, 2017
Navy submarine snares net of fishing boat off S.F., 1992 The crew of the fishing boat Diana was netting rock cod last Saturday when suddenly the trawler was pulled backward toward the sea by some mysterious force. The startled crew soon discovered that a U.S.
West Coast Groundfish - Sustainable Fisheries UW
May 3, 2016
In a blog post for the New York Times last week, Sylvia Rowly traced the recent history of the U.S. West Coast groundfish fishery. The past few decades has seen the fishery go from an "economic disaster," to certified sustainable by the Marine Stewardship Council.
Around the world in 20 food photos from the past week
January 3, 2014
The world of food extends far beyond our little Bay Area. Since there are legions of talented domestic and international photo journalists chronicling beautiful, poignant, whimsical, thought-provoking and sometimes jarring moments from the global food system, we thought we would routinely share a few here on Inside Scoop.
The price of success | National Fisherman
January 2, 2014
In 2012, a year after implementing catch shares in the West Coast groundfish fishery, NOAA was calling the program a success. It was hard to argue with the numbers: The fishery made $54 million in 2011 compared to its historical average of $38 million for 2006-2010.
Long-time local fishing family hopes to memorialize those lost at sea.
July 28, 2011
Having stuffed the hold of his 50-foot trawler, Relentless, with Dover sole, David "Rowdy" Pennisi, 43, and crew member Michael Odom headed to San Francisco in the early hours of June 21, 2004 to offload their catch. But, like hundreds of other Central Coast fishermen, they never made it back to port.
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