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Va. Records Best Oyster Harvest Since 1987

Virginia is marking its largest oyster harvest in more than 25 years.


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Maryland’s Oyster Population Booming, DNR Report Says

The Chesapeake Bay’s oyster population has more than doubled since 2010, and has reached its highest point since monitoring began in 1985, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.



Global Gluttony: World Feasts Worth The Trek

What better reason to travel than trying to these amazing foods?


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Best Places To Go Fishing In Washington DC

Here are a few great Washington DC area locales for your next fishing excursion.


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MD Oyster Population, Reproduction Up for 2nd Year

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says the state’s oyster population and reproduction rates are up again.


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Md. Passes ‘No Shell Left Behind’ Oyster Bill

Maryland lawmakers have passed a “No Shell Left Behind” oyster recycling bill.


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FDA Links Bad Oysters And Clams From NY To Foodborne Illnesses In Md. And Other States

The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from New York’s Oyster Bay Harbor because they have been linked to cases of foodborne illness in several states, including Maryland.


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Area Managers Schedule Sustainable Fisheries Meeting In Annapolis

Oysters, crabs, striped bass and other seafood favorites are the topic of discussion for fisheries managers meeting in Annapolis.


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5 Maryland Watermen Charged With Oyster Violations

Natural Resources Police say an officer aboard a state police helicopter spotted eight commercial boats power dredging in Tangier Sound.

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