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23 Star Starred
Kirk's Classic Sea Foraging Tour
St. Francis Jetty 1 Yacht Road San Francisco, CA 94123
415-368-6634
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Kirk's Classic SF Inner City Coastal Foraging Tour
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attended Jun 21 2011

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.

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attended May 06 2011

Kirk is an amazing font of information on all things coastal. It was fascinating learning about the various (edible!) creatures that live right along our shoreline. Not sure how many of the techniques I'll put into practice myself, but I might...continued

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attended Aug 07 2011

This tour was excellent!

It was more of a lecture and demonstration than a 'tour' but it was very educational, interesting, and fun. Kirk's passion for the Bay Area and his respect for all of the tasty creatures around us was contagious. ...continued

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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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