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  • Dismal shad run puts Conowingo Dam in crosshairs

    Dismal shad run puts Conowingo Dam in crosshairs
    It's been a busy but ultimately disappointing spring for the crew that runs the big fish lift at Conowingo Dam. Since the beginning of April, the aquatic elevator near Darlington has hoisted more than a million finny creatures up the 94-foot wall...
  • Enigmatic eels a focus of concern

    Enigmatic eels a focus of concern
    — On a chilly morning when other watermen on the Patuxent River dredged for oysters, Jimmy Trossbach sought more slippery quarry — American eels. "I don't know what we'll find here," Trossbach said as he guided his 45-foot workboat,...
  • Ancient rockfish caught in Alaska: Why nobody threw it back

    Ten miles off the coast of southern Alaska, an insurance adjuster from Seattle caught a neon orange rockfish that is probably more than 100 years old. The fish, a type of rockfish called a shortraker, was caught in 900 feet of water, weighed in at 39.08...
  • Fishing notebook: Maryland-record cod caught out of Ocean City

    Fred Brungart of York, Pa., caught a Maryland record 38-inch, 24-pound Atlantic cod on May 31 out of Ocean City, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service reported last week. Brungart hooked the fish aboard the 80-foot headboat...
  • Pope Francis criticizes indifference toward immigrants' plight

    Pope Francis criticizes indifference toward immigrants' plight
    ROME -- Against a backdrop of growing anti-immigration sentiment in Europe, Pope Francis on Monday used his first papal trip outside the Vatican to denounce the "globalization of indifference" to migrants, calling their suffering "a painful thorn in my...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Worth a trip: Fried whole belly clams at New England Seafood Company Fish Market

    Worth a trip: Fried whole belly clams at New England Seafood Company Fish Market
    "Our friends in Boston laugh that we have to say 'whole belly' clams. In the Northeast, that's a given," said Jeff Mazza, who with his brother Bob, owns Lakeview's New England Seafood Company Fish Market (3341 N. Lincoln Ave. 773-871-3474). Ironically,...
  • State's Wildlife Leadership Academy seeks teens

     
    The Wildlife Leadership Academy is looking for youth ages 14-17 and teachers to serve as adult mentors for an educational program focusing on wildlife conservation and leadership development. The Academy’s mission is to empower youth to become...
  • Arway gives state-of-the-PFBC to Pa. House committee

     
    Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) Executive Director John Arway formally presented the agency’s 2012 Annual Report to the House Game and Fisheries Committee today. In his remarks, Arway reiterated that one of the agency’s top...