Anchovy fishing on the San Francisco Bay

It’s anchovy season in Northern California. Photographer and writer Abner Kingman spends the day with a crew on the Merva W

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Merva W anchovy fishing crew
Abner Kingman

Meet the Merva W crew

From left, Captain Mike McHenry, Pence Mackimmie, and John Tarantino relax inside the Merva W, a 60-foot fishing boat that McHenry, 66, built in 1971; it’s named after his mother.

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