| Oct 22, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Striped bass reproduction in Maryland waters improved this year, but remained well below average, state officials announced.
The Department of Natural Resources said that its 2013 striped-bass juvenile index, a measure of spawning success in the...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:01 AM
As part of our coverage of the 2013 Gloucester County Board of Supervisors election, we asked all seven candidates four questions via email.
We are printing their answers in their entirety online here in the Gloucester Blog prior to the Nov. 5 election....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 1:49 AM
"I'm praying to the stone-crab gods right now," said Stephen Sawitz, two hours before his family's Joe's Stone Crab was set to open for its 100th season Tuesday afternoon. "I'm praying for a healthy harvest."
At the first 5 p.m. seating, Joe's served...
| Oct 19, 2013
A flip is a class of cocktail that you may not be familiar with even though it dates back to the 17th century, when the term was used to describe a drink made with beer, rum and sugar. The concoction was then heated with a hot iron. That last part is...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The 40-year failed effort to restore Atlantic salmon to the Connecticut River system ended last year after tens of millions of dollars had been spent. That doesn't mean the state of Connecticut isn't continuing to release hundreds of young salmon into...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A Tilghman Island commercial fisherman has been charged with witness tampering and intimidation in a federal investigation into alleged poaching of striped bass from the Chesapeake Bay, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Michael D. Hayden, Jr., 41,was...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:37 AM
It's been five years since the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery was declared a disaster, and despite progress using science-based guidelines for protecting female crabs, the iconic Chesapeake crustacean is still not out of the woods. The Baltimore Sun's...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Jellyfish are about to take over the oceans! Mass "blooms" will destroy fisheries, clog nuke plant intakes, ruin beaches! Long Island Sound, with its warming waters and high nitrogen pollution, is a prime candidate for the Jellyfish Apocalypse!
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:05 AM
When you think of a Marriott Hotel, dinner doesn't come to mind. It's time to change that mindset, in Trumbull at least. Trumbull? This burb isn't known as a culinary destination, but the Parallel Post, in the Trumbull Marriott is just that. The...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:36 AM
ROME -- The Eritreans were seeking a new life in Europe, with about 500 of them crowded aboard a 66-foot boat crossing the Mediterranean. Instead, the vessel caught fire and capsized Thursday, in one of the worst disasters seen on a route sailed by...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:10 PM
WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby.
With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...