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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding

    Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding
    The Chesapeake Bay looks like a dirty bathtub, its waters turned brown with mud and awash in pollution and floating debris, including uprooted trees, propane tanks, even a battered dining-room chair. Braving boat-damaging hazards, scientists are swarming...
  • Crabbers seek to take charge of their future

    Crabbers seek to take charge of their future
    The sun is just peeking over the treetops as Billy Rice steers his 24-foot boat, Miss Jill, out into the Potomac River. Six days a week, in all kinds of weather, except lightning and high winds, the Charles County waterman and his helper and wife,...
  • Tubing on the Gunpowder could become a victim of its own popularity

    Tubing on the Gunpowder could become a victim of its own popularity
    On any summer weekend, thousands of outdoors enthusiasts are drawn to the cooling waters and shaded shores of Big Gunpowder Falls. Some of them are after nothing more than a leisurely float down the river. Tubing has long been a hot-weather institution...
  • The Review: Hungry Cat Santa Monica Canyon

    The Review: Hungry Cat Santa Monica Canyon
    Beneath an old diving helmet straight out of Jules Verne, a couple seated at a corner of the raw bar feed each other oysters, clams, bites of lobster. They eat slowly, luxuriously, between sips of wine. He whispers in her ear. She laughs and pops a shrimp...
  • Holding the line on poaching

    Holding the line on poaching
    With Baltimore in the midst of Restaurant Week, there are probably many happily dining on rockfish these days, and rightly so. Rockfish (more commonly known as striped bass) represent one of the Chesapeake Bay's most treasured bounties, both a worthy...
  • Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden

    Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden
    SALT LAKE CITY — This was going to be about fun and games. That's what drives the Outdoor Retailer trade show, the twice-annual event that fills the city's Salt Palace with the gear and goodies that you, dear consumer, will be lusting after next...
  • Last call on last day for last of Harborplace originals

    Last call on last day for last of Harborplace originals
    Dick Smith, who was there when the place opened 31 years ago, was back at his piano bar in Phillips Seafood Sunday afternoon, the last day of business at Harborplace for the last of the original tenants. Smith played "As Time Goes By," and longtime...
  • Community supported fishery comes to Williamsburg

    The Virginia Natural Fish Company has developed a Community Supported Fishery that helps connect customers directly to local fish farmers. Members purchase advance shares of fish to provide a guaranteed market for local fish farms. They receive a...
  • Study urges greater protection of Chesapeake Bay's female crabs

    A new scientific study finds that though the Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population is basically healthy, it has yet to recover enough from trouble a few years ago to be considered completely stable. What that means for watermen, the seafood industry...
  • Seafood industry, Congress members fight migrant worker pay boost

    Seafood industry, Congress members fight migrant worker pay boost
    The U.S. seafood industry and members of Congress are fighting a federal order that will boost the wages of tens of thousands of migrant workers as much as 30 percent. The H-2B program connects up to 66,000 foreign workers with seafood dealers,...
  • Blue crabs: Scientists want to protect females

    Blue crabs: Scientists want to protect females
    The following comes from the Associated Press... Big male crabs fetch the highest prices, but when it comes to ensuring the Chesapeake Bay will continue to produce those No. 1 males, researchers are increasingly paying attention to how many females are...