| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 12:16 PM
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...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:12 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Fishermen and conservationists sparred Thursday over how much to cut back the commercial catch of Atlantic menhaden along the East Coast to rebuild an ecologically and economically important fish population.
Members of conservation and recreational...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:21 PM
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...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 12:28 PM
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...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 10:29 AM
The new Fort Lauderdale Marriott Pompano Beach Oceanfront resort is set to open July 1, operator Urgo Hotels said in a press release Wednesday.
The resort is the first hotel to break ground in Pompano in a decade following the construction of the...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Name: Capt. Frank's Seafood Market
Address: 435 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach
Hours: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday
A peek inside some of South Florida's unique food shops.
Wow factor: If you...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:37 AM
When Billy's Stone Crabs opened in 1997, it closed every year when stone crab season ended in October. In May, when stone crabs returned, Billy's started all over again. This year, Billy's will stay open year-round.
Being a seasonal restaurant isn't...
| Feb 17, 2013
Even before the Civil War, Hampton's busy waterfront boasted many free blacks who made their living as pilots, fishermen and boatmen.
Living side by side with whites who worked in the same maritime trades, they included such figures as Revolutionary War...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The discovery of a new species of hammerhead shark may sound like bad news for swimmers. But shark bites are rare, and it turns out this may be worse news for sharks.
The shark, as yet unnamed, closely resembles the scalloped hammerhead shark, a species...