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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • Bay 'smart' buoys scuttled by Obama

    Bay 'smart' buoys scuttled by Obama
    The Chesapeake Bay'slong-suffering "smart" buoys, which have come back after being shot up and hit by boats and ships, now face perhaps their most serious threat yet - the budget knife. President Obama's spending plan for fiscal 2013 proposes cutting the...
  • Beached sei whale a big attraction in Norfolk's Ocean View

    Beached sei whale a big attraction in Norfolk's Ocean View
    Update: Researchers from the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center initially misidentified the whale the washed ashore in Norfolk on Sunday. It is a fin whale, not a sei whale, Joan Barns, an aquarium spokeswoman, said Tuesday.     NORFOLK —...
  • U.S. Supreme Court won't get involved in Asian carp fight

    U.S. Supreme Court won't get involved in Asian carp fight
    The U.S. Supreme Court announced today it would not take up Michigan's case against the Army Corps of Engineers to try to stop Asian carp from entering the Great Lakes. The decision marks the third time that Michigan has unsuccessfully spearheaded...
  • Watermen are good people unfairly villified

    I just finished reading an article in a local publication that went as far to name various fishing communities such as "Tangier Island, Smith Island, Crisfield, Cambridge, St. Michaels, Oxford, Kent Island, Rock Hall and others in Bay Country" as being in...
  • Fitness with a view

    Fitness with a view
    Fall in the Mid-Atlantic region offers a break from the summer humidity, a pause before the cold, gray winter, and lots of great scenery. It's a perfect opportunity to get outdoors for some exercise that doesn't feel like a chore. Whether it is a peaceful...
  • Virginia cancels winter crab dredge season fourth year in a row

    Virginia cancels winter crab dredge season fourth year in a row
    NEWPORT NEWS — Despite objections from the seafood industry, Virginia regulators canceled the winter dredging of blue crabs for the fourth consecutive year. The move, part of an effort to rebuild stocks of the Chesapeake Bay delicacy, will have...
  • From the Bay dining promotion begins Sunday

    From the Bay dining promotion begins Sunday
    In an innovative weeklong dining promotion, fresh Maryland Seafood will be featured on the menus of restaurants stretching from Philadelphia to Northern Virginia. From the Bay, For the Bay: Dine Out was conceived and is being managed by the Maryland...
  • Feds: American eels may need protection

    Feds: American eels may need protection
    The federal government is again considering listing the American eel on its endangered species list. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it will begin an “extensive status review” to determine if the snakelike fish should receive...
  • Table Talk: Chesapeake renovations moving forward

    Table Talk: Chesapeake renovations moving forward
    The redevelopment of the old Chesapeake Restaurant space is moving forward with a new team after restaurateur Qayum Karzai left the project in July. At the time, developer Ernst Valery said he was looking for a team to run the project's restaurant...
  • Mike Thomas: A natural talent who kept his word

    Mike Thomas: A natural talent who kept his word
    The first time Mike Thomas appeared on my radar screen might have been Oct. 8, 1985. I was covering environmental issues for Florida Today in Brevard County. Thomas was covering the environment for the Orlando Sentinel. I opened the Sentinel that morning...
  • DNR's Fisheries Service will hold open houses

    After tons more striped bass were found to be caught illegally on Maryland's waterways this year — and 60 recreational fishermen were recently contacted by officials of the Department of Natural Resources informing them they could face the...