| Nov 11, 2013
| 5:05 AM
If you want a centerpiece dish that commands your dinner guests' attention, try a whole roasted fillet of salmon.
But not just any salmon.
Try Black Pearl Shetland organic salmon, farm-raised in northern Scotland. This fine fish is the star of this...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 6:59 PM
The number of dead or dying dolphins that have washed up on New Jersey beaches has dropped significantly in the past few weeks as colder water has led to the animals heading south for the winter.
However, researchers within the National Oceanic and...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Thanks for your excellent reporting on the Charles County growth situation ("State, Charles County at odds over growth plan," Oct. 28).
I am conservation director for the Southern Region of the Maryland Bass Nation, a bass fishing organization.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A Dorchester County judge has denied a watermen's group's bid to reopen Maryland's menhaden fishery, but ordered a trial scheduled next spring on how the Department of Natural Resources has imposed catch limits on the prized bait fish.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:06 PM
Researchers have discovered that the massive oarfish hosts several types of parasites, revealing clues about the serpent-like fish’s habitat, UC Santa Barbara announced this week.
Parasitologists at the university obtained small tissue samples --...
| Oct 29, 2013
Catching trout in a few heavily fished area streams might become more difficult toward the middle and end of the season under a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission proposal to reclassify them as Class A waters.
Normally, the reclassification would...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
— On a chilly morning when other watermen on the Patuxent River dredged for oysters, Jimmy Trossbach sought more slippery quarry — American eels.
"I don't know what we'll find here," Trossbach said as he guided his 45-foot workboat,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 - In recognition of October as National Cooperative Month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Oct. 23 that U.S. farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives set records for sales, income and assets in 2012, buoyed by...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:12 AM
GLOUCESTER — Ten years ago on Wednesday Hurricane Isabel barreled through the Middle Peninsula, bringing floodwaters that soaked low-lying communities and packing high winds that downed trees and limbs that left thousands of residents without power....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The 40-year failed effort to restore Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River system ended last year after tens of millions of dollars had been spent. That doesn't mean the state of Connecticut isn't continuing to release hundreds of young salmon into...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:25 AM
By most accounts, this has been a good year for eating Maryland blue crabs — just not by human beings. The Chesapeake Bay crab harvest is down, in part because of predators and cannibalism, but that's not the whole story.
In 2011, Maryland...