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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • State's Wildlife Leadership Academy seeks teens

     
    The Wildlife Leadership Academy is looking for youth ages 14-17 and teachers to serve as adult mentors for an educational program focusing on wildlife conservation and leadership development. The Academy’s mission is to empower youth to become...
  • Alaska Airlines to fly world's largest 'king salmon'

    Alaska Airlines to fly world's largest 'king salmon'
    Alaska Airlines and the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute on Monday unveiled the world’s largest king salmon. Stretching nearly 129 feet, the fish-themed design will adorn a Boeing 737-800 this fall. The new “Salmon-Thirty-Salmon II”...
  • Gansler eyeing lawsuit over menhaden catch limits

    Gansler eyeing lawsuit over menhaden catch limits
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler says he's considering going to court if the interstate panel that regulates Atlantic coast fishing for menhaden doesn't cut back enough the catch of a Virginia-based fleet that takes the lion's share of the...
  • Mid-Atlantic flounder stock declared rebuilt

    Mid-Atlantic flounder stock declared rebuilt
    In a bit of good news for Maryland anglers, the federal government has declared the mid-Atlantic stock of summer flounder fully rebuilt after years of catch restrictions meant to curb overfishing. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's...
  • Baltimore's marina king, a champion of the waterfront

    Baltimore's marina king, a champion of the waterfront
    The man who runs many of Baltimore's marinas, a former captain in the Israeli navy, prefers the sky to the sea. The only boat he owns is a gondola, which he keeps tied up at his marina in Canton. "I love aviation; that's my passion," said Dan Naor, 47,...
  • Shrimpers Face Growing Threat: Giant Cannibal Tiger Prawns

    Shrimpers Face Growing Threat: Giant Cannibal Tiger Prawns
    A week into shrimping season, the "Bub-Poot-Nae" already has a sizable catch.  20,000 pounds puts the shrimp boat on track for a good season, but the owners of David Chauvin's Seafood Company in Dulac say all shrimpers aren't so lucky. Kimberly Chauvin...
  • Striped bass reproduction hits record low

    Striped bass reproduction hits record low
    The number of young striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay fell to a record low this year, a drastic decline from a near-record high the year before, state officials reported Tuesday. State biologists checking Maryland's part of the bay found the fewest...
  • UPDATE: Arrest made in hit-and-run boating accident on Smith Mountain Lake

    UPDATE: Arrest made in hit-and-run boating accident on Smith Mountain Lake
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has made an arrest in connection to a hit-and-run boating accident Saturday on Smith Mountain Lake. 54-year-old Terry Richards of Roanoke has been arrested. Investigators say Richards crashed into a...
  • Foxhound training focus of Va. debate

    Foxhound training focus of Va. debate
    The practice of allowing dogs to chase fox in fenced preserves is called state-sanctioned animal fighting by critics and a Southern tradition by proponents.  After hearing from both points of view Thursday in Richmond, the Board of Game and Inland...
  • Annual black bear hunt has its backers and detractors

    Annual black bear hunt has its backers and detractors
    Kaitlin Zembower had gone deer hunting with her father Jerry countless times over the years near their Frostburg home, but the experience they shared during last year's annual Maryland black bear hunt was much different. Though Jerry Zembower had seen...
  • Storm cancels Shore menhaden hearing

    Hurricane (now Tropical Storm) Sandy has forced the cancellation of a public hearing Tuesday on a controversial proposal to curtail the coastwide catch of Atlantic menhaden. Fisheries officials decided Monday that predicted storm condtions precluded...