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Striped Bass Regulation Changes Coming

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says illegal netting of striped bass this past winter is prompting changes in regulations.

08/04/2011

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Md. DNR Surveying Recreational Flounder Catch

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources wants to know how many flounder recreational fishermen are catching in Maryland’s coastal bays.

07/05/2011

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2 Charged With Rockfish Violations In Maryland

Maryland Natural Resources Police say two commercial fishermen have been charged with striped bass violations.

06/08/2011

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Ocean City On Alert As Dead Fish Wash Ashore

Ocean City is on alert as dead fish are washing ashore by the dozens.

06/06/2011

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Dead Fish Stretch Across Ocean City Shoreline

A very smelly problem. Tons of dead fish are washing up in Ocean City.

06/05/2011

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Vendor Of Diseased Trout Had Proper Documentation

A Maryland fisheries official says a vendor who supplied trout infected with whirling disease had filed the proper paperwork.

05/20/2011

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W.Va. 12-Year-Old Catches Record Maryland Fish

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says a 12-year-old West Virginia angler caught a 31.75-pound muskellunge.

05/10/2011

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Illegal Net In Chesapeake Had Tons Of Rockfish

Authorities say an illegal rockfish net found off Tilghman Island had more than three tons of fish.

05/04/2011

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Fish Kill Linked To Recent Poaching

An unpleasant reminder of the massive striped bass poaching last winter has surfaced in the bay. Like past cases, an illegally anchored gill net was used.

05/02/2011

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Less PCB Found In Rockfish From Chesapeake Bay

Good news about the Chesapeake Bay. Scientists have determined that game fish now contain less of the cancer causing chemical PCB.

04/13/2011

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How Much Rockfish Is Safe? Md. Gets New Guidelines

How much rockfish is safe to eat? Maryland environmental officials are increasing their recommendations.

04/13/2011

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More Illegal Rockfish Nets Found Off Kent Island

Maryland Natural Resources police say they’ve found another illegal rockfish net off Kent Island near the mouth of the Chester River.

02/25/2011

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