| Aug 8, 2012
| 6:51 PM
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.
| Aug 21, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Pining for homemade pie, but don't want to crank up the oven while summer's still upon us? Then skip those preheating rituals in favor of no-bake pies.
Also known as icebox pies, these delightfully retro desserts require minimal fuss and kitchen time,...
| May 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
It's 1943. First light colors the summer Chesapeake Bay off the fishing village of Rock Hall, revealing a 6-year-old boy rowing a wooden skiff, struggling to do it quietly, so not to scare the blue crabs his great-grandfather dips as they run their...
| May 21, 2012
| 8:15 AM
The Chesapeake Bay and our coastal areas have always been a staple of Maryland. Throughout the years, I've witnessed the literal and figurative ebb and flow of the tides in hopes that someone would take the initiative to protect the future of our state'...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 1:40 PM
As fish farming grows to feed a world hungry for protein, there's a hitch — the seas are being scoured of the little wild fish to feed the big captive ones destined for the dinner table.
Researchers in Baltimore think they may have hit upon a...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:40 AM
Anglers and watermen are at odds, again, this time over fishing license fees.
With the Maryland Department of Natural Resources facing a looming deficit in funds for overseeing both recreational and commercial fishing, anglers are pushing a bill that...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Rebounding from near-collapse four years ago, the Chesapeake Bay's blue crabs are more plentiful than they've been in nearly two decades, with a record crop of young, Maryland officials announced Thursday.
The annual winter survey of Maryland and...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 3:24 PM
From Virginia, New Jersey and points in between, busloads of fishermen are coming to Baltimore for a showdown Friday over how much to curb the industrial-scale harvest of a small, oily fish that figures prominently in the seafood industry, though no one...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:52 PM
In a move hailed by conservationists, East Coast regulators ordered Friday a 20 percent reduction in the commercial catch of Atlantic menhaden, despite warnings that the cutback would cost some fishermen their jobs and may affect crabbers in the...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:30 AM
With catch limits on Atlantic menhaden being tightened to end overfishing, a new study is getting under way to look at just how many of the little oily fish need to be left in the water to maintain the health of other fish in the Chesapeake Bay and...
| Dec 2, 2012
John F. Muller, an addictions counselor who earlier had been co-owner of a wholesale seafood business, died Nov. 24 from colon cancer at his Middle River home. He was 78.
The son of a Methodist minister and a homemaker, John Frederick Muller was born and...
| Jan 29, 2010
| 3:47 PM
BEST BET Jan. 31 Great American Hunting and Outdoor Show, sponsored by the National Rifle Association, Carroll County Agriculture Center, Westminster. Speakers include former wold goose calling champion Sean Mann, Ken Penrod of Life Outdoors Unlimited and...