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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • Commission votes to curb menhaden catch by 37 percent

    Commission votes to curb menhaden catch by 37 percent
    The interstate panel that oversees fishing along the Eastern Seaboard voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to cut the menhaden catch by up to 37 percent next year in an effort to protect the species and, by extension, striped bass. The 14-3 vote by the...
  • Panel wants to boost menhaden levels

    In a move hailed by environmentalists and recreational anglers, an interstate fishery panel agreed Wednesday to boost the Atlantic menhaden population. Meeting in Boston, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission set a new goal for the fish, which...
  • Kim. L. Larson

    Kim. L. Larson
    Larson. Kim L. June 10, 1952 -October 29, 2011 Larson suddenly passed away on Saturday, October 29, 2011. A lifelong resident of Newport Beach more than 50 years and beloved son of Al and Sunny Larson. Kim was a devoted husband who was married to his...
  • Menhaden restrictions: The one that didn't get away

    Menhaden restrictions: The one that didn't get away
    Two important decisions emerged from the recent meeting of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission that should have a positive impact on the Chesapeake Bay's striped bass (rockfish) industry. The first was a decision not to restrict the harvest of...
  • Market Watch: A new fish vendor at the farmers market

    Market Watch: A new fish vendor at the farmers market
    — Southern California lies along an ocean that once abounded in seafood and still produces a catch of considerable quantity and diversity. Why is it, then, that so little of the fish at farmers markets is sold directly by those who catch it?...
  • Glen Burnie man, 25, dies after restaurant parking lot shooting

    A 25-year-old man died after he was shot Sunday night in the parking lot of Mo's Seafood in Glen Burnie. The Anne Arundel County police department identified the victim as Andrew Michael Johnson of the 100 block of Sloane Drive in Glen Burnie. According...
  • Jersey girl

    Jersey girl
    Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV's investigative reporter, delights in exploring environments foreign to her. An ardent traveler, she has been dazzled by the likes of East Africa, Turkey and the wild Western United States. But asked to cite her favorite travel...
  • If you go: Jayne's Jersey favorites

    1. Island Beach State Park With its remote white sandy shores, the park has some of the few remaining undeveloped barrier beaches on the North Atlantic coastline. The park is home to rarely seen maritime plants, wildlife and ecosystems. Go to...
  • Maryland's oysters more depleted than thought, study says

    Maryland's oysters more depleted than thought, study says
    A new scientific study recommends halting all commercial harvest of oysters in Maryland, warning that the ecologically important bivalves are even more depleted than previously believed and that continuing to catch them risks eliminating them altogether...
  • 'Impostors' rule again in Diamond Jim fishing contest

    'Impostors' rule again in Diamond Jim fishing contest
    The big one got away again in the Maryland Fishing Challenge's Diamond Jim contest. In an event that has never awarded its top prize of $25,000, none of the 11 fishermen who caught one of the 600 striped bass tagged this summer by the Maryland Department...
  • Save the oysters by privatizing them

    Save the oysters by privatizing them
    A new study from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science recommends a moratorium on oyster fishing to protect against extirpation and provide an opportunity for recovery of the oyster population, which the authors estimate has declined...