| Dec 20, 2012
It is hard to believe that another year is about over. One where we have enjoyed great hunting and fishing thanks to many. We must thank DNR for our long and liberal hunting seasons. Now the only thing we need is more open land for hunters.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 1:26 PM
While the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay requires attention from all the half-dozen states in the 64,000-square-mile watershed, there is one step that must be taken almost entirely by one state alone. When the Virginia Assembly reconvenes for its...
| 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 13, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Six people have been charged since the start of this month with illegally catching striped bass in federal waters more than three miles off the coast of Ocean City, according to the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Police said the recreational fishers...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Maryland could outlaw the shark fin trade under a bill that passed the House of Delegates this week.
The fins, the key ingredient in shark fin soup and considered a delicacy in some Chinese cuisines, have undergone global scrutiny because of...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival. Come pay tribute to horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds native to the Delaware Bay during the 10th anniversary festival. Held in Historic Milton, the event includes arts and crafts, food, music, water...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Corrections officers at the Baltimore City Detention Center were preparing for a middle-of-the-night search of jail cells, aimed at rooting out drugs, cellphones, weapons and any other contraband inmates had stashed away. But the officers weren't the only...
| May 4, 2013
| 11:28 AM
What is now billed as the "world's largest rockfish tournament" began 30 years ago with a different catch in mind — bluefish — and pretty much remained that way until a decade ago.
That's when the once-plentiful bluefish population became...
| 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...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Michael McCall's first impression of Jim Rouse dates back to the 1981, when, on a trip to Baltimore as a young developer, he picked up a copy of Time magazine with the iconic Columbia founder on the cover.
A year later, after many phone calls and even...
| Apr 21, 2013
| 3:49 PM
A preliminary report on the deaths of two anglers on the opening day of the Chesapeake Bay rockfish season says all six persons aboard the boat that capsized off Point Lookout had life vests, but not all wore them, according to the Maryland Natural...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 10:44 PM
Last summer, Anna Estremsky competed in the first-ever Youth Angler of the Year contest hosted by the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association.
In the association's seasonal magazine, Tidelines, Anna was pictured with a 37-pound rockfish and the...