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  • Are Chicago diners getting the fish they paid for?

    Are Chicago diners getting the fish they paid for?
    Chicago diners who think they are eating red snapper may actually be munching on goldbanded jobfish. Those who order Alaskan cod may really be tucking into a threadfin slickhead. And fans of yellowtail could just be getting a fish tale. These are some...
  • Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., bay advocate

    Lawrence W. "Larry" Simns Sr., bay advocate
    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...
  • Greenland beckons with dogsled rides, pulse-pounding views and a world-class glacier

    Greenland beckons with dogsled rides, pulse-pounding views and a world-class glacier
    ILULISSAT, Greenland - It's so cold, they closed the igloos. The icebergs are shivering. Two of my toes are slightly frostbitten. Yesterday my life seriously flashed before my eyes on a dogsled ride through the mountains. But what a trip. What a place....
  • Maryland's blue crab season will likely have a slow start

    Maryland's blue crab season will likely have a slow start
    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...
  • John F. Muller, counselor

    John F. Muller, an addictions counselor who earlier had been co-owner of a wholesale seafood business, died Nov. 24 from colon cancer at his Middle River home. He was 78. The son of a Methodist minister and a homemaker, John Frederick Muller was born and...
  • It's Bad Times For Fishermen in New England

    It's Bad Times For Fishermen in New England
    New England has a rich history of fishing, and even in this technologically-advanced age, a lot of people still depend on fishing as a main source of both food and income. The problem is that marine populations are being decimated by overfishing. In...
  • Clawing its way to the top

    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...
  • Oysters made Hampton man wealthy

    Oysters made Hampton man wealthy
    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...
  • Court denies bid to reopen menhaden fishery

    Court denies bid to reopen menhaden fishery
    A Dorchester County judge has denied a watermen's group's bid to reopen Maryland's menhaden fishery, but ordered a trial scheduled next spring on how the Department of Natural Resources has imposed catch limits on the prized bait fish. Circuit Court...
  • With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project

    With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project
    Japan inaugurated a floating offshore wind turbine Monday that energy industry leaders hope will open a new frontier in Japanese renewable technologies and help the country reduce its dependence on nuclear energy and fossil fuels. The floating...
  • Federal agency denies petition to delist Pacific NW killer whales

    Federal officials have denied a petition by San Joaquin Valley farmers to drop a small West Coast group of killer whales from the endangered species list. The refusal represents the latest development in a decade-long legal battle over protections for...