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Md. Fisherman Gets 1 1/2 Years Prison In Illegal Harvest Case

A Maryland fisherman has been sentenced to a year and a half in prison for his role in the illegal harvesting nearly 200,000 pounds of striped bass.

03/01/2015

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Md. Man Sentenced In Rockfish Poaching Scheme Worth $500K

Fishing lands a man in federal prison. In this case, it’s 92 tons of illegally caught rockfish worth half a million dollars.

02/27/2015

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Fisherman Admits To Trafficking Striped Bass

A St. Michaels fisherman has pleaded guilty to trafficking in illegally harvested striped bass.

09/05/2014

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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

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Md. Fisherman Accused Of Threatening Witnesses In Poaching Scheme

A commercial fisherman faces federal charges. He’s accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in rockfish from the Chesapeake Bay. Even worse, prosecutors say he threatened witnesses in the case.

09/18/2013

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6 Charged With Rockfish Violations In Ocean City

Maryland Natural Resources Police say six men have been charged this month with rockfish violations in Ocean City.

12/14/2012

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Chesapeake Striped Bass Reproduction At Record Low

A record low number of young striped bass were counted this summer in the Chesapeake Bay.

10/17/2012

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Warm, Dry Winter Bringing Chesapeake To Life Early

Crabs are crawling early out of the mud in the southern end of the Chesapeake Bay, and that’s only the beginning of changes expected from the warm, dry winter in the nation’s largest estuary.

04/11/2012

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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

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Dishin’ With Downtown Diane

Here are some ideas around town for the week of Feb. 19.

02/21/2012

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Serving Up Rockfish: Baltimore Restaurants Celebrate The State Fish

It’s a real taste of Maryland, and if you’ve had it before you know how delicious and healthy it is. Baltimore restaurants are ready to serve up a rockfish celebration.

02/17/2012

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Police Go High-Tech To Stop Poaching

In an effort to stop poaching on the Chesapeake, police are going high-tech.

01/10/2012

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