About The Captain

Man holding up large salmon on boatCaptain Craig Hanson is a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain with more than 45 years of fishing experience on San Francisco Bay and the surrounding waters. As a fourth generation San Franciscan, Craig knows the history of the area and is always happy to share stories.

Captain Craig spent many years as the outdoor reporter for KRON-TV in San Francisco, and created the award-winning video series, Hooked on Fishing the Golden Gate. He lives with his wife (a U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliarist, among other things) and their dog Gus near Ocean Beach in San Francisco.