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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes

    Millions of Great Lakes fish killed in power plant intakes
    Despite decades of efforts to restore and protect the Great Lakes, dozens of old power plants still are allowed to kill hundreds of millions of fish each year by sucking in massive amounts of water to cool their equipment. Records obtained by the Tribune...
  • '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...
  • 60 recreational fishermen face loss of licenses

    60 recreational fishermen face loss of licenses
    The Department of Natural Resources will announce today that it has made its own large catch — 60 recreational fishermen involved in a variety of illegal activities on Maryland's waterways in the past five months. As a result, the agency has...
  • Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass

    Maryland seeks sustainability seal for striped bass
    Someday, perhaps as early as March, Maryland's striped bass may join the main ingredients of Europe's Filet-O-Fish sandwich on the list of fish known worldwide as abundant, well-managed and caught in environmentally friendly ways. The state has spent...
  • Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule

    Md. crab processors battle federal wage rule
    Jack Brooks and other leaders of Maryland's seafood industry have faced the same problem for more than a decade: a shortage of seasonal foreign workers to pick out the morsels of crab meat that wind up on dinner plates across the country. But this...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: 'We are Charlie Chaplin'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: 'We are Charlie Chaplin'
    Remember last week? When there were waffles? And some cars and boats, but mostly waffles!? Now there are four teams racing to the finale, and this week I get to introduce you to the friendliest taxi drivers in the world. First, we must bid farewell to...
  • Community Commentary: Say goodbye to your favorite fish'n hole

    The California Fish and Game Commission will be considering new regulations this week on fish stocking in public and private ponds, lakes and streams that, at the very least, will severely impact the recreational fishing industry in California and could...
  • U.S. struggles to track illegal marlin trade

    Revered by Ernest Hemingway and other anglers, Atlantic blue marlin is among the most sought-after fish in the sea. It’s also traded on the black market at levels that federal investigators can’t define. “We don’t know how...
  • Tastes of Asia in British Columbia

    Although we're on the Pacific Northwest coast, the sights, sounds and smells of Richmond, British Columbia, make us feel like we've taken a trip to Asia. We hop off the shiny, driverless Metro Vancouver SkyTrain at the Lansdowne Station, a legacy of the...
  • State partners with restaurants for Maryland seafood celebration

    State partners with restaurants for Maryland seafood celebration
    A Fall dining promotion will feature Maryland seafood on restaurant tables, not only in Maryland, but in Delaware, Washington D.C. and Pennsylvania. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced the new partnership and details about the...