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Seafood and Fishing Industry

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  • State proposes new policies to prevent rockfish poaching

    State proposes new policies to prevent rockfish poaching
    State fisheries officials outlined a sweeping plan they hope to implement by December to curb commercial striped bass poaching in the Chesapeake Bay. The announcement Wednesday night came just four months after miles of illegal nets filled with 13 tons of...
  • Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden

    Amid mixed signals, a positive step for menhaden
    SALT LAKE CITY — This was going to be about fun and games. That's what drives the Outdoor Retailer trade show, the twice-annual event that fills the city's Salt Palace with the gear and goodies that you, dear consumer, will be lusting after next...
  • More about Annapolis Restaurant Week

     
    Here's some more information about Annapolis Restaurant Week, which will go from Monday, February 21 to Saturday, February 27.Thirty-six restaurants in Historic and greater Annapolis will be participating in the winter dining promotion, which offers $29....
  • 'Top Chef's' Timothy Dean in bankruptcy court

     
    More drama for chef Timothy Dean, and I don't mean the reality TV kind.The "Top Chef" contestant is in bankruptcy court. T.D. Bistro Inc., which owned the now-shuttered bistro and T.D. Lounge, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, a......
  • Annapolis Restaurant Week -- February 21- 27

     
    I was waiting for Valentine's Day to pass before I reminded you that next week (Monday, Feb. 21 - Sunday, Feb. 27) is Annapolis Restaurant Week. The set-up is simple -- 3-course dinners for $29.95, 3-course lunches for $15.95.Contact information......
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Board puts the hammer down on rockfish poachers

    Board puts the hammer down on rockfish poachers
    The Potomac River Fisheries Commission voted Thursday to revoke or suspend the fishing privileges of eight watermen convicted in federal court in the largest rockfish poaching scheme in the history of the Chesapeake Bay and the river. The harshness,...
  • Red knot faces extinction without action now

    To set the record straight, conservation organizations aren't the only ones that believe red knots should be protected under the Endangered Species Act ("Counting crabs," June 20). The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agrees, which is why it placed the...
  • Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding

    Chesapeake Bay fouled by Susquehanna flooding
    The Chesapeake Bay looks like a dirty bathtub, its waters turned brown with mud and awash in pollution and floating debris, including uprooted trees, propane tanks, even a battered dining-room chair. Braving boat-damaging hazards, scientists are swarming...
  • Last call on last day for last of Harborplace originals

    Last call on last day for last of Harborplace originals
    Dick Smith, who was there when the place opened 31 years ago, was back at his piano bar in Phillips Seafood Sunday afternoon, the last day of business at Harborplace for the last of the original tenants. Smith played "As Time Goes By," and longtime...
  • Menhaden restrictions: The one that didn't get away

    Menhaden restrictions: The one that didn't get away
    Two important decisions emerged from the recent meeting of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission that should have a positive impact on the Chesapeake Bay's striped bass (rockfish) industry. The first was a decision not to restrict the harvest of...