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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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Rockfish Season Extended For Two Days

Poachers took tons of striped bass from the bay at the beginning of the month, forcing the closure of the gill net season.

02/23/2011

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Md. Reopening Gill Net Season For Final 2 Days

Maryland Natural Resources officials say commercial striped bass gill netting will be allowed for the final two days of the season, which had been closed after the seizure of illegal nets and tons of poached rockfish.

02/22/2011

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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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Police Seize More Rockfish From Illegal Nets

Maryland Natural Resources police say they’ve found two more illegal nets in the Chesapeake Bay, filled with nearly two tons of striped bass.

02/12/2011

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More Rockfish Seized From Illegal Nets

Investigators are widening their net, trying to hunt down whoever is illegally pulling tons of striped bass out of the bay.

02/08/2011

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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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Officials Make Another Poaching Bust

There has been another big poaching bust in the bay.

02/02/2011

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Tilghman Man Charged With Oyster Poaching

Maryland Natural Resources Police say a 23-year-old Tilghman man has been charged with poaching oysters.

01/19/2011

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