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  • Chesapeake Bay advocate Larry Simns dies

    Chesapeake Bay advocate Larry Simns dies
    Larry Simns, who founded and led the Maryland Watermen's Association for four decades and was a key influence on efforts to reduce pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, died Thursday. He was 75. Mr. Simns, who grew up in the Eastern Shore fishing village of...
  • Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., bay advocate

    Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., bay advocate
    Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., a fourth-generation waterman and longtime advocate for the Chesapeake Bay and those who make their living from its waters, died Thursday of bone cancer at his Rock Hall home. He was 75. "Larry stood sentry for the...
  • Maryland's blue crab season will likely have a slow start

    Maryland's blue crab season will likely have a slow start
    April 1 is the official start to the blue crab harvest in Maryland. But don't reach for your mallet just yet. "It's not time for crabs," said Jessica Borowski, a manager at Midtown BBQ and Brew. "It's too cold out." The crabs seem to agree. The...
  • New move to save historic shad

    New move to save historic shad
    There's new help on the way for what used to be the Chesapeake Bay's most important fish, though how much good it will do remains to be seen. The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has enacted a first-ever cap on how many American shad and...
  • Senate approves landmark immigration bill

    Senate approves landmark immigration bill
    The Senate approved a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws on Thursday that would spend billions more on border security while granting millions of undocumented immigrants a shot at U.S. citizenship. But as supporters celebrated the rare...
  • Giant oarfish likely carried ashore by ocean current, scientist says

    Giant oarfish likely carried ashore by ocean current, scientist says
    The deaths of two giant oarfish that washed up off California within the span of a week may have been caused by an ocean current that the weak-swimming creatures could not overcome, a scientist said. The 18-foot giant found off Santa Catalina Island...
  • Oarfish hosted parasites, giving scientists insight into bony fish

    Oarfish hosted parasites, giving scientists insight into bony fish
    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 --...
  • A bass fishery without equal

     A bass fishery without equal
    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. The...
  • Dismal shad run puts Conowingo Dam in crosshairs

    Dismal shad run puts Conowingo Dam in crosshairs
    It's been a busy but ultimately disappointing spring for the crew that runs the big fish lift at Conowingo Dam. Since the beginning of April, the aquatic elevator near Darlington has hoisted more than a million finny creatures up the 94-foot wall...
  • Archival storm photos in new Hampton exhibit

    Archival storm photos in new Hampton exhibit
    Anybody worried about the impact of the wind, waves and rain that will be spawned by Tropical Storm Andrea this weekend should take time off to check out some of the archival photographs on view in a new Hampton History Museum exhibit. Among the most...
  • Enigmatic eels a focus of concern

    Enigmatic eels a focus of concern
    — 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,...