Heading out for crab opener


February 21, 2024

Mark C. Robinson / Wrangell Sentinel

The Pacific Sea, stacked with crab pots and marker buoys and captained by Frank Warfel, headed out from Wrangell on Friday, Feb. 16, in preparation for the opening of the Southeast commercial tanner crab and golden king crab season on Feb. 17. The state has set a much higher guideline harvest level this year than last, particularly for the area around Kupreanof and Mitkof islands and the waters west of Zarembo Island.


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