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Kirk's Classic Sea Foraging Tour
St. Francis Jetty 1 Yacht Road San Francisco, CA 94123
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 185 members
Review from Peter S

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 Goldstar Member

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

reviewed May 06 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Jessica Shelton

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

reviewed Aug 07 2011 report as inappropriate
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“Best Walking Tour – 2011” —SF Weekly
Check out the "about">cover story": on Kirk Lombard in SF Weekly.


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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