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bass, striped bass

2 Fishermen Plead Guilty To Illegal Harvesting

Two Tilghman Island fishermen have pleaded guilty to illegally harvesting and selling more than 185,000 pounds of striped bass.

08/01/2014

Ocean City

Ocean City Drops Idea Of Cars On Beach

Town leaders have rejected a plan to allow surf fishermen to drive on Ocean City beaches.

09/04/2013

blue crabs1

Md. Suspends Enforcement Of Blue Crab Harvest Time

The Department of Natural Resources says it will not enforce times for removing crabs from commercial pots so fishermen can prepare for Hurricane Sandy.

10/26/2012

watermen

Watermen And Sport Fishermen Disagree Over Striped Bass

One of the Chesapeake’s most prized catches is pitting watermen against sport fishermen.

02/28/2012

oyster fishing

Fishermen Reel In Profits Near Ocean City

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.

01/31/2012

Fishing

Glen Burnie Bait And Tackle Shop To Close In March

When Rick Warren and his father opened Warren’s Bait Box in 1970, Rick was only 19. Now on the cusp of 60, Warren has spent most of his adult life at the small concrete building off Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard in Glen Burnie, selling bait and tackle to anglers as they head off to fish the Chesapeake Bay and Magothy and Severn rivers.

01/05/2012

rockfish

9 Texas, Del. Anglers Hit With Rockfish Violations

Nine fishermen from Texas and Delaware are facing charges for fishing in an off-limits area in Maryland’s
Choptank River.

04/12/2011

Rescue

3 Fishermen Rescued From Frigid Chesapeake Bay

Natural Resources Police say life jackets helped save the lives of three fishermen after their vessel capsized in frigid waters in the Chesapeake Bay.

02/11/2011

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