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Senate Committee Approves DNR Secretary Nomination

A Senate committee approved Joseph Gill’s nomination as secretary of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources on Monday, despite Gill’s recent conflicts with commercial fishermen.

03/03/2014

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Fishing Season Bill Delayed For Summer Study

A House committee is holding off on a bill that would clarify the Department of Natural Resources’ authority to modify fishing seasons by public notice.

02/07/2014

(Courtesy: Peter Galan, Swimspire.com)

Ocean City Fishing Boat Goes Up In Flames

A fishing vessel catches fire in Ocean City. According to the O.C. Coast Guard, the boat caught fire near 5th Street Saturday afternoon about a quarter of a mile out in the water.

08/31/2013

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Severna Park Man May Have Hooked A Million Dollar Fish

All eyes are on Ocean City, where a nationwide fishing tournament has just ended with more than a million dollars at stake. And an Anne Arundel County man may win it all.

08/09/2013

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Md. Shark Fin Law Exempts Some Species

A shark fin bill passed by Maryland lawmakers is drawing support from fishing and conservation interests.

05/02/2013

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2 Men Sentenced For Illegal Striper Catch

A Virginia Beach charter fishing operator and a Maryland man have been sentenced for illegally fishing striped bass.

04/25/2013

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Chesapeake College Hosts Commercial Fishing Forum

Chesapeake College will host a symposium on the economic impact of the commercial fishing industry.

04/14/2013

Coastal Guard

Search Suspended For 2 Men Missing From Fishing Trip Off Eastern Shore

A Coast Guard search was called off Thursday for a missing North Carolina man and his nephew, who apparently have become the latest in a string of family members to be lost on the water.

03/07/2013

Coastal Guard

1 Rescued, 2 Missing From Fishing Ship Off Eastern Shore

The U.S. Coast Guard says one man was rescued and two men are still missing after a fishing vessel became disabled 15 miles east of Assateague Island.

03/06/2013

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Volunteers Cleaning Up Inner Harbor To Make It Safe For Swimming, Fishing

It’s an ambitious goal: Make the Inner Harbor a place for swimming and fishing by 2020. A new report card released this week shows volunteers are on track to do that.

10/06/2012

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Frederick Bans Fishing On Part Of Carroll Creek

The city of Frederick has banned fishing around a heavily traveled one-mile portion of Carroll Creek due to safety concerns.

09/21/2012

Tuna

Ocean City Prepares For Annual Tuna Tournament

Fishermen are preparing to compete in Ocean City’s annual tuna tournament.

07/13/2012

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