Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he is considering court action over menhaden if regulators don’t cut the amount taken by a Virginia processor.
If warm, dry weather feels good to us, we aren’t alone. It’s also been having an impact on crabs and fish in the bay.
It’s unlikely you’ll just stumble upon the Maryland coastline’s only commercial fishing harbor. But it’s there, and it’s moving millions of pounds of seafood. In 2010, more than 8 million pounds of catch, valued at more than $8 million, was harvested by commercial vessels that dock there.
A million dollars might just buy some answers in the Chesapeake.
Fisheries regulators voted Wednesday to reduce by more than one-third the harvest of menhaden, a small fish that plays a big ecological role in the health of the Chesapeake Bay and the fish that swim in its waters.
Maryland’s striped bass population is rebounding, according to new survey results released by state fisheries scientists.
Proposed changes to commercial striped bass regulations will be discussed at an open house being held in Severna Park by Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources.
Festivities mark the aquarium’s anniversary.
Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says illegal netting of striped bass this past winter is prompting changes in regulations.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources wants to know how many flounder recreational fishermen are catching in Maryland’s coastal bays.
Maryland Natural Resources Police say two commercial fishermen have been charged with striped bass violations.
Ocean City is on alert as dead fish are washing ashore by the dozens.