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  • New Regulations Will Limit Striped Bass Catch Next Year

    New Regulations Will Limit Striped Bass Catch Next Year

    Monday, November 4 2019 11:00 AM EST2019-11-04 16:00:38 GMT
    Monday, November 4 2019 11:00 AM EST2019-11-04 16:00:38 GMT
    People will have to catch fewer striped bass in waters along the East Coast next year.More
    People will have to catch fewer striped bass in waters along the East Coast next year.      More
  • Ocean City Angler Catches State Record Gray Triggerfish

    Ocean City Angler Catches State Record Gray Triggerfish

    Thursday, October 31 2019 3:12 PM EDT2019-10-31 19:12:47 GMT
    Thursday, October 31 2019 3:23 PM EDT2019-10-31 19:23:53 GMT
    Mike Glyphis of Ocean City shows off the state record gray triggerfish he caught. (Photo: Maryland DNR)Mike Glyphis of Ocean City shows off the state record gray triggerfish he caught. (Photo: Maryland DNR)
    Mike Glyphis of Ocean City shows off the state record gray triggerfish he caught. (Photo: Maryland DNR)Mike Glyphis of Ocean City shows off the state record gray triggerfish he caught. (Photo: Maryland DNR)
    An Ocean City man has set a new Maryland state record for gray triggerfish.More
    An Ocean City man has set a new Maryland state record for gray triggerfish.More
  • Commission: Virginia Let Company Defy Fishing Limits in Chesapeake Bay

    Commission: Virginia Let Company Defy Fishing Limits in Chesapeake Bay

    Thursday, October 31 2019 1:09 PM EDT2019-10-31 17:09:18 GMT
    Thursday, October 31 2019 1:09 PM EDT2019-10-31 17:09:18 GMT
    In this file photo, menhaden fishing boats line up against the pier at the Omega Protein Corporation processing plant in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)In this file photo, menhaden fishing boats line up against the pier at the Omega Protein Corporation processing plant in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)
    In this file photo, menhaden fishing boats line up against the pier at the Omega Protein Corporation processing plant in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)In this file photo, menhaden fishing boats line up against the pier at the Omega Protein Corporation processing plant in Reedville, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Fishing regulators say the state of Virginia allowed a Canadian-owned company that makes fish-oil supplements to defy catch limits for a tiny and oily fish in the Chesapeake Bay.More
    Fishing regulators say the state of Virginia allowed a Canadian-owned company that makes fish-oil supplements to defy catch limits for a tiny and oily fish in the Chesapeake Bay.         More
  • The Battle Over Menhaden Harvesting in the Bay

    The Battle Over Menhaden Harvesting in the Bay

    Tuesday, October 29 2019 4:10 PM EDT2019-10-29 20:10:48 GMT
    Tuesday, October 29 2019 7:17 PM EDT2019-10-29 23:17:58 GMT
    Set along the northern-most section of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay is a town called Reedville, a fishing community established in the 1870’s. Though quaint and scenic, the heart pumping life into Reedville is a fish processing plant owned by Omega Protein.More
    Set along the northern-most section of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay is a town called Reedville, a fishing community established in the 1870’s. Though quaint and scenic, the heart pumping life into Reedville is a fish processing plant owned by Omega Protein.More
  • Maryland Striped Bass Survey Says 2019 Juveniles 'Well Below' Average

    Maryland Striped Bass Survey Says 2019 Juveniles 'Well Below' Average

    Tuesday, October 22 2019 2:57 PM EDT2019-10-22 18:57:28 GMT
    Tuesday, October 22 2019 3:13 PM EDT2019-10-22 19:13:16 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    Young striped bass numbers are down, according to a new Maryland DNR survey. A graph showing a drop in this year's survey fell well below the 66-year average.More
    Young striped bass numbers are down, according to a new Maryland DNR survey. A graph showing a drop in this year's survey fell well below the 66-year average.More
  • Fishermen Look Forward to Big Catches During Fall Fishing

    Fishermen Look Forward to Big Catches During Fall Fishing

    Monday, October 21 2019 6:48 PM EDT2019-10-21 22:48:38 GMT
    Tuesday, October 22 2019 7:18 AM EDT2019-10-22 11:18:40 GMT
    It's that time of year where striped bass are thick in the surf and are on the move. Fall is a popular time for fishing especially when Delmarva's beaches are empty and the tides are high.More
    It's that time of year where striped bass are thick in the surf and are on the move. Fall is a popular time for fishing especially when Delmarva's beaches are empty and the tides are high. More
  • Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hay Rides & Other Fall Activities on Delmarva 2019

    Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hay Rides & Other Fall Activities on Delmarva 2019

    Friday, October 11 2019 7:58 AM EDT2019-10-11 11:58:36 GMT
    Friday, October 11 2019 10:15 AM EDT2019-10-11 14:15:58 GMT
    Pumpkins in SalisburyPumpkins in Salisbury
    Pumpkins in SalisburyPumpkins in Salisbury
    Fall is in the air and it’s time to start picking out your costume and your pumpkin. We've compiled a list of pumpkin patches, hay rides, corn mazes and fall-related destinations in Maryland and Delaware to explore in 2019.More
    Fall is in the air and it’s time to start picking out your costume and your pumpkin. We've compiled a list of pumpkin patches, hay rides, corn mazes and fall-related destinations in Maryland and Delaware to explore in 2019. 

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  • Virginia Officials Say Deer Deaths Caused by Viral Outbreak

    Virginia Officials Say Deer Deaths Caused by Viral Outbreak

    Friday, October 4 2019 7:07 AM EDT2019-10-04 11:07:07 GMT
    Friday, October 4 2019 7:26 AM EDT2019-10-04 11:26:18 GMT
    Sunday deer hunting could soon be allowed in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)Sunday deer hunting could soon be allowed in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)
    Sunday deer hunting could soon be allowed in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)Sunday deer hunting could soon be allowed in Delaware. (Photo: WBOC)
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has confirmed that a viral disease has killed a number of deer across the state.More
    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has confirmed that a viral disease has killed a number of deer across the state.More
  • Local Experts Worried After Study Shows Birds are Dying at an Alarming Rate

    Local Experts Worried After Study Shows Birds are Dying at an Alarming Rate

    Thursday, October 3 2019 6:27 PM EDT2019-10-03 22:27:30 GMT
    Friday, October 4 2019 7:19 AM EDT2019-10-04 11:19:37 GMT
    According to the study, within the past 50 years, nearly three billion have died in the US and Canada. The study also reveals the decrease of the bird population in North America by 29 percent within the past 5 decades.More
    According to the study, within the past 50 years, nearly three billion have died in the US and Canada. The study also reveals the decrease of the bird population in North America by 29 percent within the past 5 decades.More
  • Hundreds, Possibly Thousands, Monarch Butterflies Found Dead in Queen Anne's County

    Hundreds, Possibly Thousands, Monarch Butterflies Found Dead in Queen Anne's County

    Thursday, October 3 2019 6:20 PM EDT2019-10-03 22:20:45 GMT
    Friday, October 4 2019 7:16 AM EDT2019-10-04 11:16:58 GMT
    Something is killing butterflies on Kent Island, Md. The mystery has neighbors baffled and some people are blaming pesticides.More
    Something is killing butterflies on Kent Island. The mystery has neighbors baffled and some people are blaming pesticides.More
  • Virginia Hosting Free Fishing Weekend

    Virginia Hosting Free Fishing Weekend

    Thursday, September 26 2019 7:07 AM EDT2019-09-26 11:07:36 GMT
    Thursday, September 26 2019 7:30 AM EDT2019-09-26 11:30:10 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    Virginia is offering the chance to fish for free statewide this weekend.More
    Virginia is offering the chance to fish for free statewide this weekend.More
  • Virginia to Host Free Fishing Weekend

    Virginia to Host Free Fishing Weekend

    Monday, September 9 2019 7:08 AM EDT2019-09-09 11:08:18 GMT
    Monday, September 9 2019 7:53 AM EDT2019-09-09 11:53:39 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    Virginia is hosting a free fishing weekend to make up for some bad weather in June.More
    Virginia is hosting a free fishing weekend to make up for some bad weather in June.More
  • Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens

    Maryland Deer Archery Season Opens

    Friday, September 6 2019 7:09 AM EDT2019-09-06 11:09:41 GMT
    Friday, September 6 2019 7:29 AM EDT2019-09-06 11:29:49 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    The Maryland archery hunting season for white-tailed and sika deer opened Friday.More
    The Maryland archery hunting season for white-tailed and sika deer opened Friday.More
  • Virginia Fisheries Officials Limit Anglers to One Striped Bass

    Virginia Fisheries Officials Limit Anglers to One Striped Bass

    Wednesday, August 28 2019 7:05 AM EDT2019-08-28 11:05:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 28 2019 7:17 AM EDT2019-08-28 11:17:36 GMT
    Fisheries officials in Virginia have ruled that fishermen can keep just one striped bass instead of two per day for the upcoming season.More
    Fisheries officials in Virginia have ruled that fishermen can keep just one striped bass instead of two per day for the upcoming season.More
  • Commission Eyes Restrictions on Striped Bass Harvest

    Commission Eyes Restrictions on Striped Bass Harvest

    Tuesday, August 27 2019 7:05 AM EDT2019-08-27 11:05:38 GMT
    Tuesday, August 27 2019 9:06 AM EDT2019-08-27 13:06:49 GMT
    Officials with a regional fisheries management group are holding a public hearing in Delaware this week on a proposal to restrict the harvest of striped bass along the Atlantic coast.More
    Officials with a regional fisheries management group are holding a public hearing in Delaware this week on a proposal to restrict the harvest of striped bass along the Atlantic coast.More
  • New Shark Catch Limit to Go into Effect in Maryland

    New Shark Catch Limit to Go into Effect in Maryland

    Friday, August 23 2019 7:04 AM EDT2019-08-23 11:04:42 GMT
    Friday, August 23 2019 7:19 AM EDT2019-08-23 11:19:59 GMT
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    (Photo: MGN)(Photo: MGN)
    A new catch limit for large coastal sharks will go into effect in Maryland next week.More
    A new catch limit for large coastal sharks will go into effect in Maryland next week.More
  • Angler Breaks Record for Mahi Mahi Catch in Ocean City

    Angler Breaks Record for Mahi Mahi Catch in Ocean City

    Monday, August 19 2019 10:44 PM EDT2019-08-20 02:44:49 GMT
    Tuesday, August 20 2019 7:13 AM EDT2019-08-20 11:13:46 GMT
    Photo: Maryland Department of Natural ResourcesPhoto: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
    Photo: Maryland Department of Natural ResourcesPhoto: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
    A Pasadena woman reeled in a new Maryland state record common dolphinfish, also known as mahi mahi.More
    A Pasadena woman reeled in a new Maryland state record common dolphinfish, also known as mahi mahi.More
  • Severe Crop Damage at Redden State Forest Creates Deer Hunting Opportunities

    Severe Crop Damage at Redden State Forest Creates Deer Hunting Opportunities

    Monday, August 19 2019 1:29 PM EDT2019-08-19 17:29:13 GMT
    Monday, August 19 2019 1:29 PM EDT2019-08-19 17:29:13 GMT
    Officials say a recent increase in severe deer damage to agricultural crops on two portions of Redden State Forest in Sussex County, Del., has created public deer harvest opportunities to assist local farmers.More
    Officials say a recent increase in severe deer damage to agricultural crops on two portions of Redden State Forest in Sussex County, Del., has created public deer harvest opportunities to assist local farmers.More
  • Fisherman Catches Barracuda Off Ocean City Coast

    Fisherman Catches Barracuda Off Ocean City Coast

    Friday, August 16 2019 11:00 AM EDT2019-08-16 15:00:40 GMT
    Friday, August 16 2019 11:11 AM EDT2019-08-16 15:11:48 GMT
    Rob Priest shows off the barracuda he caught off the Ocean City coast. (Photo: Maryland DNR)Rob Priest shows off the barracuda he caught off the Ocean City coast. (Photo: Maryland DNR)
    Rob Priest shows off the barracuda he caught off the Ocean City coast. (Photo: Maryland DNR)Rob Priest shows off the barracuda he caught off the Ocean City coast. (Photo: Maryland DNR)
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says one angler had quite a surprise on the line while fishing off the coast of Ocean City.More
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says one angler had quite a surprise on the line while fishing off the coast of Ocean City.More
  • Michael Jordan's 80-Foot Yacht Spotted in OC

    Michael Jordan's 80-Foot Yacht Spotted in OC

    Thursday, August 1 2019 3:09 PM EDT2019-08-01 19:09:58 GMT
    Thursday, August 1 2019 3:24 PM EDT2019-08-01 19:24:49 GMT
    (Photo: Tony Devereaux)(Photo: Tony Devereaux)
    (Photo: Tony Devereaux)(Photo: Tony Devereaux)
    NBA legend Michael Jordan's 80-foot Viking yacht, "Catch 23", was spotted Thursday at Sunset Marina in Ocean City in advance of next week's White Marlin Open.More
    NBA legend Michael Jordan's 80-foot Viking yacht, "Catch 23", was spotted Thursday at Sunset Marina in Ocean City in advance of next week's White Marlin Open.More
  • Cambridge Man Breaks 34-Year-Old Maryland Fishing Record

    Cambridge Man Breaks 34-Year-Old Maryland Fishing Record

    Tuesday, July 30 2019 3:40 PM EDT2019-07-30 19:40:50 GMT
    Tuesday, July 30 2019 3:50 PM EDT2019-07-30 19:50:53 GMT
    A Cambridge man has broken a 34-year-old Maryland state fishing record in the Atlantic Division for a common dolphinfish or mahi mahi.More
    A Cambridge man has broken a 34-year-old Maryland state fishing record in the Atlantic Division for a common dolphinfish or mahi mahi.More
  • Easton Angler Sets Maryland Record for Florida Pompano

    Easton Angler Sets Maryland Record for Florida Pompano

    Thursday, July 25 2019 1:24 PM EDT2019-07-25 17:24:08 GMT
    Thursday, July 25 2019 1:36 PM EDT2019-07-25 17:36:33 GMT
     Scott Hartzell Jr. proudly displays his catch. (Photo: Maryland DNR) Scott Hartzell Jr. proudly displays his catch. (Photo: Maryland DNR)
    Scott Hartzell Jr. proudly displays his catch. (Photo: Maryland DNR)Scott Hartzell Jr. proudly displays his catch. (Photo: Maryland DNR)
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has officially recognized 14-year-old Scott Hartzell Jr. of Easton as the first official state record holder for a Florida pompano. Hartzell caught the 3.375-pound fish on Stone Rock near Tilghman Island.More
    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has officially recognized 14-year-old Scott Hartzell Jr. of Easton as the first official state record holder for a Florida pompano. Hartzell caught the 3.375-pound fish on Stone Rock near Tilghman Island.More
  • 197 Junior Anglers Participate in 15th Annual Kids Classic

    197 Junior Anglers Participate in 15th Annual Kids Classic

    Thursday, July 25 2019 8:11 AM EDT2019-07-25 12:11:36 GMT
    Thursday, July 25 2019 8:16 AM EDT2019-07-25 12:16:47 GMT
    (Photo credit: Amanda Shick)(Photo credit: Amanda Shick)
    (Photo credit: Amanda Shick)(Photo credit: Amanda Shick)
    Organizers say that despite a heat wave, approximately 197 junior anglers (48 boats and three children who fished from shore) participated in last Saturday's 15th Annual Kids Classic in Ocean City, Md.More
    Organizers say that despite a heat wave, approximately 197 junior anglers (48 boats and three children who fished from shore) participated in last Saturday's 15th Annual Kids Classic in Ocean City. More
  • Michael Jordan's "Catch 23" Registers for the White Marlin Open

    Michael Jordan's "Catch 23" Registers for the White Marlin Open

    Wednesday, July 24 2019 6:12 PM EDT2019-07-24 22:12:19 GMT
    Thursday, July 25 2019 7:14 AM EDT2019-07-25 11:14:41 GMT
    (Photo:WBOC)(Photo:WBOC)
    (Photo:WBOC)(Photo:WBOC)
    There's buzz surrounding the White Marlin Open in early August, but it's not the prize money or the record-breaking catch that's garnering attention.More
    There's buzz surrounding the White Marlin Open in early August, but it's not the prize money or the record-breaking catch that's garnering attention.More
  • Cap Reached on Sale of Delaware Surf-fishing Permits

    Cap Reached on Sale of Delaware Surf-fishing Permits

    Tuesday, July 2 2019 3:34 PM EDT2019-07-02 19:34:00 GMT
    Tuesday, July 2 2019 3:38 PM EDT2019-07-02 19:38:47 GMT
    DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced Tuesday that it has reached its cap of 17,000 Delaware surf-fishing permits. With the cap figure attained, no more surf tag permits will be issued until December.More
    DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced Tuesday that it has reached its cap of 17,000 Delaware surf-fishing permits. With the cap figure attained, no more surf tag permits will be issued until December.More


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