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  • MD striped bass spawn better but still below average

    MD striped bass spawn better but still below average
    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...
  • Election 2013: Gloucester Board of Supervisors York District candidates

    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....
  • New stream designation may end Lehigh Valley-area trout stockings

    New stream designation may end Lehigh Valley-area trout stockings
    Catching trout in a few heavily fished area streams might become more difficult toward the middle and end of the season under a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission proposal to reclassify them as Class A waters. Normally, the reclassification would...
  • Oarfish hosted parasites, giving scientists insight into bony fish

    Oarfish hosted parasites, giving scientists insight into bony fish
    Researchers have discovered that the massive oarfish hosts several types of parasites, revealing clues about the serpent-like fish’s habitat, UC Santa Barbara announced this week. Parasitologists at the university obtained small tissue samples --...
  • For watermen, better data means fewer restrictions

    For watermen, better data means fewer restrictions
    If there's one thing nearly everybody in the Chesapeake Bay region can agree upon, it's that summer isn't summer without blue crabs. Unfortunately, this regional staple has experienced its share of problems over the past few years, impacting supply,...
  • Blue Moon keeps on shining

    Blue Moon keeps on shining
    Overall impression: I've always been leery of waterfront restaurants because all too often they don't offer much else beyond a view. Blue Moon Fish Company is a big exception, because even after 17 years, it's not only an Intracoastal beauty, but it...
  • Mitchell's gets a makeover

    Mitchell's gets a makeover
    Mitchell's Fish Market splashed onto the scene in 2010 with a nicely restrained nautical motif and an informal yacht-club tone. The menu's signatures were straightforward seafood and beef and humongous desserts such as a towering seven-layer carrot cake...
  • Taking it very easy on the trans-Atlantic Queen Mary 2

    Taking it very easy on the trans-Atlantic Queen Mary 2
    In an era when time is money, and cellphones, computers and jammed schedules keep us ridiculously busy day and night, why would one spend seven days traveling to England when a plane can get you there in seven hours? The answer is simple: There's no...
  • Decoding the mystery of the Jamestown sturgeon

     Decoding the mystery of the Jamestown sturgeon
    Archaeologists probing the early James Fort kitchen where they unearthed evidence of cannibalism this past year have discovered an earlier layer of artifacts showing that — just months before the Starving Time of 1609-10 — the colonists were...
  • Low King Salmon Numbers Stirs Tension among Fishing Groups & ADFG

    Low King Salmon Numbers Stirs Tension among Fishing Groups & ADFG
    The fight for salmon along the Kenai River has been getting more attention after a group representing the setnetters filed a lawsuit last Wednesday against the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) over how it managed the 2013 sockeye salmon run....
  • South Central Fishermen Concerned Over Proposed Halibut Catch Share Plan

    South Central Fishermen Concerned Over Proposed Halibut Catch Share Plan
    Tension has been mounting in south central Alaska among commercial fishermen and charter operators concerned about new rules in a proposed plan by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to implement a halibut catch share plan. The North...