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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • Sun writer overstates threat to menhaden

    As Candus Thomson's days as an outdoor writer are numbered, she seems determined to take more shots (some cheaper than others) at commercial fishermen, and the menhaden industry in particular. Having worked as both a journalist and a commercial fisherman,...
  • Maryland launches new oyster farm permit process

    Maryland launches new oyster farm permit process
    Long-awaited "streamlining" of the tangled state and federal red tape Maryland watermen must navigate for permission to establish oyster farming operations finally took effect Monday. Now, instead of seeking approvals from three separate state agencies...
  • Bay crabs: protect the females

    It has been a good summer for Chesapeake Bay crabs. They have been heavy and sweet, a gustatory delight. Beyond the dinner table, the picture is looking better as well. A recent scientific study done for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
  • Jersey girl

    Jersey girl
    Jayne Miller, WBAL-TV's investigative reporter, delights in exploring environments foreign to her. An ardent traveler, she has been dazzled by the likes of East Africa, Turkey and the wild Western United States. But asked to cite her favorite travel...
  • If you go: Jayne's Jersey favorites

    1. Island Beach State Park With its remote white sandy shores, the park has some of the few remaining undeveloped barrier beaches on the North Atlantic coastline. The park is home to rarely seen maritime plants, wildlife and ecosystems. Go to...
  • Maryland's oysters more depleted than thought, study says

    Maryland's oysters more depleted than thought, study says
    A new scientific study recommends halting all commercial harvest of oysters in Maryland, warning that the ecologically important bivalves are even more depleted than previously believed and that continuing to catch them risks eliminating them altogether...
  • Steps must be taken to protect striped bass

    Steps must be taken to protect striped bass
    It shouldn't come as a surprise, I suppose, that the striped bass season began Saturday with uneasy folks focused on the intensity and direction of the wind. Concerns about our own health and well-being on the water aren't much different than the worries...
  • Ted Danson dives into 'Oceana'

    Ted Danson dives into 'Oceana'
    "I've always been kind of a shill," says Ted Danson. "The guy out in front of the tent saying, 'Thank you so much for watching "Cheers," come on in and let me introduce you to the marine biologists who have something really important to tell you.'" The...
  • A sour oyster stew

    A sour oyster stew
    Maryland is heavily invested in restoring the Chesapeake Bay's oyster population, as well it should be. The tasty bivalves are not only prized by epicures and the watermen who harvest them but also by all those who care about the bay's health because,...
  • Best Steamed Crabs in Harford County - Best of Harford Readers' Poll 2011 Winner

    Best Steamed Crabs in Harford County - Best of Harford Readers' Poll 2011 Winner
    The trick to serving up good crabs is consistency, “consistency of product and consistency of service,” says Richard Anderson, owner of The Seafood Stop in Fallston, a family-owned and run seafood market and carryout. That standard has been...
  • Oysters: Only eat what we grow

    Your editorial "A sour oyster stew" (May 11) on the oyster poaching problem justifies the legislature's recent passage of bills to increase the authority of the Natural Resources Police. One proposed enforcement solution is to install GPS tracking...