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Virginia Marine Resources Commission

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  • Virginia Marine Resources Commission: New course required for shellfish handlers starting 2015

    Starting in 2015, all shellfish harvesters and certified dealers will be required to complete a new certification program in order to get their permits and licenses, a Virginia Marine Resources Commission spokeswoman said.
  • Small sea scallop is big business for Virginia

    Small sea scallop is big business for Virginia
    When seafood lovers think Virginia, they think oysters and blue crabs -- two iconic species of the Chesapeake Bay. But when it comes to seafood revenue, neither the oyster nor the blue crab is the cash cow that the little sea scallop represents for...

    Fishing report for Sept. 25

    Recreational saltwater license fees likely will increase in 2015. The increase will average $5 for most licenses. The proposed fee increases are designed to offset budget reductions to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission that will be implemented over...

    Hampton officials rescue three from overturned boat

    Three boaters were rescued from the water by crews with the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue Thursday afternoon, a spokesman said. Just after 4:30 p.m. crews were called to the bridge on East Mercury Boulevard that leads to Fort Monroe. There, a  14-...

    Hampton Yacht Club asks to expand marina

    Hampton Yacht Club asks to expand marina
    The Hampton Yacht Club is asking for City Hall's permission to expand its marina to accommodate larger vessels and additional parking. The club along the banks of the Hampton River would expand north on a vacant parcel toward Georgetown Condominiums....