| Mar 26, 2015
There's a reason why Oak Hill, a sleepy town of 1,800 is known as the Shrimping Capital of the East Coast. The shrimp are large, plentiful and fairly easy to catch.
Shrimping is a popular sport from Ponce Inlet to New Smyrna Beach, with Oak Hill as...
| Feb 8, 2015
MATHEWS – A neighborhood homeowners' association on Gwynn's Island in Mathews County is installing a biogenic reef off the coast of Cherry Point.
The reef is expected to become home to multiple species of marine life, including the bay's important...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 9:41 AM
Feb. 24-March 1: 37th Annual Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale. This is among the oldest student-organized film festivals in the country. Among films that will be shown, many of which are shorts, are documentaries, sci-fi, adult and world...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:30 AM
On a Tuesday night in February, the line to get into the Echoplex stretched all the way down Glendale Boulevard. Hundreds of mid-20s to early-30-somethings waited with huge grins on their faces, ready to hear the music that changed their young lives. Once...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 4:00 AM
In 2012, when the Supreme Court of India banned iron ore mining in the coastal state of Goa, fisherman Suresh Parab breathed a sigh of relief.
More than 20 large mines had been operating in Parab's favorite fishing spot: the catchment area of the...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 4:28 PM
At long last, kingfish are biting in South Florida.
"Spring is in the air," said Capt. Chris Lemieux, a Boynton Beach fishing guide who has been putting his customers on king mackerel for the past several weeks.
Aside from a few flurries of activity,...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 3:36 PM
There are few anglers more revered than Frederick native Bernard "Lefty" Kreh. Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, and from President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. Enshrined...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 9:00 PM
While on vacation, the food you enjoy is almost as important as the attractions you visit. Coming from out of town may make it difficult to find the best local eateries. Instead of fretting over where to eat, check out some of the highest-rated...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 10:47 AM
After 34 years, organizers of the annual Ocean City Shark Tournament have announced the event will not return this year and that the directors of the contest are retiring.
A post on the tournament's website over the weekend said the 2014 event was the...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 4:27 PM
This maritime museum is weighing anchor and setting sail — all the way to the backwaters of Missouri.
The Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum, housed in a distinctive, steel-sheathed building along Interstate 95, will soon leave Dania Beach for new...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 2:35 PM
Menhaden may or may not be the most important fish in the sea, but the oily little fish is again generating a pretty big debate about how many of them can be caught along the Atlantic coast and still leave enough behind for other fish and wildlife to eat....