New Regulations Will Limit Striped Bass Catch Next YearThe Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Striped Bass Management Board adopted the changes on Thursday.
As Rockfish Population Declines, Maryland Faces Pressure To Take Action On OverfishingCommercial watermen use gill nets to catch rockfish or striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay, while recreational fishermen use rods, reels, and hooks.
Maryland Under Pressure To Cancel Trophy Rockfish SeasonTuesday, members of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission met to discuss conservation measures to prevent further overfishing.
DNR Survey Finds Good News For Rockfish PopulationGood news for Maryland's rockfish population.
Md. Fisherman Gets 1 1/2 Years Prison In Illegal Harvest CaseA 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.
Md. Man Sentenced In Rockfish Poaching Scheme Worth $500KFishing lands a man in federal prison. In this case, it's 92 tons of illegally caught rockfish worth half a million dollars.
Fisherman Admits To Trafficking Striped BassA St. Michaels fisherman has pleaded guilty to trafficking in illegally harvested striped bass.
2 Fishermen Plead Guilty To Illegal HarvestingTwo Tilghman Island fishermen have pleaded guilty to illegally harvesting and selling more than 185,000 pounds of striped bass.
Md. Fisherman Accused Of Threatening Witnesses In Poaching SchemeA 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.
6 Charged With Rockfish Violations In Ocean CityMaryland Natural Resources Police say six men have been charged this month with rockfish violations in Ocean City.
Chesapeake Striped Bass Reproduction At Record LowA record low number of young striped bass were counted this summer in the Chesapeake Bay.
Warm, Dry Winter Bringing Chesapeake To Life EarlyCrabs 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.
Watermen And Sport Fishermen Disagree Over Striped BassOne of the Chesapeake's most prized catches is pitting watermen against sport fishermen.
Dishin' With Downtown DianeHere are some ideas around town for the week of Feb. 19.
Serving Up Rockfish: Baltimore Restaurants Celebrate The State FishIt’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.