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Md. Watermen To Pull More Ghost Pots From Bay

Maryland’s ghost pot retrieval program starts again next month. State officials say watermen have until Friday to apply for work under the program.

02/21/2012

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Md. Scientists Taking Stock Of Crab Population In The Chesapeake Bay

It’s a numbers game that effects livelihoods to dinner tables in Maryland. And right now the count is on.

02/10/2012

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Female Crabs Outnumbering Males May Be A Problem In Chesapeake Bay

Out of the Chesapeake’s many problems, add sexual imbalance. It’s become a real possibility among the bay’s blue crabs.

01/13/2012

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Chesapeake Female Crabs Outnumber Males In Bay

Male crabs have their pick of mates in the Chesapeake Bay.

01/10/2012

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Crab Report Finds Chesapeake Bay Not Overfished

The Chesapeake Bay’s blue crabs are not overfished, but fisheries managers should keep a close eye on this year’s harvest because of a cold winter that cut the population.

12/19/2011

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Watermen’s Group Head: Bay Conditions Improving

The head of the Queen Anne’s County Watermen’s Association says conditions are improving on the Chesapeake, where debris from Tropical Storm Lee has made it difficult to work on the bay.

09/21/2011

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Lee Runoff Hurting Business For Watermen In Chesapeake Bay

The financial losses caused by last week’s flooding extend to more than just property on land.

09/15/2011

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Watermen’s Group Leaves Crab Management Talks

A watermen’s group has stopped participating in discussions on crab management with the group’s head saying members oppose proposals for a catch-share system.

07/11/2011

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Demand Is High For Crabs This July 4

If you’re planning on having some steamed crabs for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, you’ll have plenty of company: demand is very high.

06/28/2011

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Va. Meeting To Discuss Sustainable Oysters, Crabs

Oysters and crabs are on the agenda for researchers meeting this week to discuss sustainable fisheries in the Chesapeake Bay.

06/07/2011

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Maryland Increases Fall Female Crab Bushel Limit

Maryland watermen will be able to catch more female crabs this fall.

05/26/2011

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Watermen Await Md. Crab Regulation Changes

Maryland watermen could hear this week whether crabbing harvest regulations will be changed.

05/25/2011

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