| Jun 7, 2011
| 11:08 AM
Jim Rouse's "festival market place" concept for the Inner Harbor, with retail pavilions and entertainment venues, brought with it the retail industry's pattern of re-branding and call for entertaining with ever new "attractions." This put the harbor...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 2:08 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 2:31 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 12:13 PM
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...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 6:26 AM
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...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 2:59 PM
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...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 6:47 PM
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.
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:42 AM
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...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 8:08 PM
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...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 6:58 AM
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...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 3:26 PM
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...