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Kirk's Classic Sea Foraging Tour
St. Francis Jetty 1 Yacht Road San Francisco, CA 94123
415-368-6634
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 185 members
Review from dogmom11
Red Velvet 178 events 125 reviews

Take this tour and you'll never look @ the Marina as a hipster-filled wasteland again!

We toured on the opening day of Dungeness Crab Season--Kirk caught/released a 7" (large) one from the starting point on the public pier...in the first 10...continued

reviewed Nov 05 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Peter S
Red Velvet 161 events 99 reviews

Kirk's is extremely generous with his knowledge and successfully taught all of us how to procure meals from the sea and much about the politics of fishing on the West Coast. And it was all FUN! His passion rubs off on you.

reviewed Jun 21 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Moy's Toys
Red Velvet 84 events 56 reviews

Kirk is quite a character and wealth of knowledge. Though I expected to dig in the sand for clams and get wet, the experience was still great. We learned how to set traps to catch crab, how to pick mussels off the wall, how to throw a net to...continued

reviewed Mar 09 2013 report as inappropriate
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“Best Walking Tour – 2011” —SF Weekly
Check out the "about">cover story":http://www.sfweekly.com/2011-04-20/news/kurt-lombard-coastal-foraging-sustainable-seafood-night-smelt-urban-fishing-peter-jamison/ on Kirk Lombard in SF Weekly.

Description

Get fishy with former Department of Fish and Game fisheries observer, raconteur, tubist, monkeyface eel record holder, commercial fisherman, blogger and street performer Kirk Lombard on an inter-tidal, low tide fishing trip along San Francisco’s bayfront shoreline. Learn the basics of how to “poke pole” for the flavorful monkeyface eel, how to catch rock crabs and throw a “Hawaiian casting net.” Discover the best local mussel beds, and how to be sure you aren’t eating risky ones! Also: where to find stands of edible sea weeds, the advantages of eating local forage fishes and what’s in season when. Really, anything you want to discuss about local marine resources is on the table!

This tour is for those ages 9 and older, and typically runs between 2 and 2.5 hours. No dogs are allowed. The tour will take place rain or shine. Dressing in layers and comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

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