Watermen Hope To Extend Oyster Season After Winter Freezes IncomeGiving back what winter has taken away. Brutal cold put livelihoods on ice throughout the Chesapeake Bay.
Watermen Report Crab ShortageCrabbers are reporting a sharp shortage in their catch this season. With the Fourth of July rush on the crustaceans right around the corner, restaurants are scrambling to cover the demand.
Crab Report Finds Chesapeake Bay Not OverfishedThe Chesapeake Bay's blue crabs are not overfished, but fisheries managers should keep a close eye on this year's harvest because of a cold winter that cut the population.
Maryland Watermen Finding Dead OystersMaryland watermen say they are finding most of the oysters dead on bars above the Bay Bridge. And they are blaming heavy rains this fall from Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene.