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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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Police Continue Search For Striped Bass Poachers

Even though the striped bass season is closed to honest watermen, it hasn’t stopped poachers from laying illegal nets.

02/16/2011

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Striped Bass Fishing Season Ending Early

They cheat and steal, while those who play by the rules are being hurt. Poachers on the Chesapeake have taken so much fish that their actions have triggered drastic action by the state.

02/04/2011

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Tons Of Poached Bass Seized By Police

Ten tons and counting. That’s the amount of poached striped bass seized by police in waters near the Bay Bridge. Investigators won’t specifically say how they’re finding these illegal hauls.

02/03/2011

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