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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • From The Boathouse: Follow rules to keep whales safe

    Ahoy! Labor Day has passed and officially the summer season is over, but is it really? As I have mentioned numerous times, I find fall one of the best times of the year to be on the water enjoying our Southern California weather. The crowds are thinning...
  • This Can't Be Good: 2012 Sea Temps Off Northeast U.S. Highest On Record

    If you want some additional stuff on global warming to worry about, there's a new federal report out that water temperatures off the northeastern U.S. coast this year were the highest ever recorded. The study found that some areas, such as Chesapeake Bay...
  • Large harbor floating wetland project stirs debate

    Large harbor floating wetland project stirs debate
    If a little green might help restore Baltimore's ailing harbor, how can a lot be bad? That's the question city, state and federal officials are pondering as they weigh a local marina magnate's plan to fill an unused corner of the Inner Harbor with a large...
  • Maryland boat sales drop while national market improves

    Maryland boat sales drop while national market improves
    The maritime economy hasn't been shipshape in the city that calls itself "America's Sailing Capital." The doldrums that becalmed the national powerboat and sailboat industry four years ago did not spare Annapolis — or the two boat shows that have...
  • Troubled Waters: Fisheries Need Serious Help

    Troubled Waters: Fisheries Need Serious Help
    It's been a long time since fishermen lived along Water Street in the village of Stonington in southeastern Connecticut. The Stonington Dock and the Roman Catholic bishop's annual blessing of the fleet are among the few reminders to outsiders that a...
  • 'Deadliest Catch' not so deadly anymore

    'Deadliest Catch' not so deadly anymore
    The nation's most dangerous job, fishing for Alaskan king crab, has not only gotten safer but it's gotten more profitable, too. Commercial fishing has long topped the Bureau of Labor Statistics' list of jobs with the most fatalities -- and crabbing in...
  • Table Talk: In Md. restaurants, diners are finding 'true blue' crab meat

    Table Talk: In Md. restaurants, diners are finding 'true blue' crab meat
    Is that Maryland crab meat in your crab cake, or is it from parts unknown? Some diners can tell the difference between Maryland and imported crab meat with one bite. Some folks don't care much, but diners who do now have a way of finding restaurants...
  • A better way to ensure the bay's bounty

    A better way to ensure the bay's bounty
    More crabs to catch and fewer rules by which to catch 'em. That'd be the Holy Grail for Chesapeake watermen. It's why top crabbers in Maryland, from Havre de Grace to Smith Island, have been traveling monthly, for the past 18 months, to long and...
  • Mo's Seafood decks out Towson dining

    Mo's Seafood decks out Towson dining
    Would you rather be loved or respected? The Mo's group of seafood restaurants and markets gets a lot of the former and not much of the latter. When Anthony Bourdain chose Mo's to represent Baltimore dining on a 2009 "No Reservations" episode, Baltimore...
  • Restore the Rapids Moves Forward

    Restore the Rapids Moves Forward
    The group pushing to bring the rapids back to Grand Rapids continues to move forward with their vision. The Downtown Development Authority approved no more than 100,000 dollars for Phase Two of the project. That includes a feasibility study. But, support...
  • Plan to cut menhaden harvest advances, but questions arise

    Plan to cut menhaden harvest advances, but questions arise
    A plan to reduce fishing for Atlantic menhaden along the East Coast moved ahead Wednesday, though the scale of the cutback came into question amid new doubts about how much overfishing has hurt the economically and ecologically important species. A panel...