2009 Maryland Yellow Perch Regulations

On January 22, 2009 the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released new regulations designed to ensure sustainable yellow perch populations and create new opportunities for recreational yellow perch fishing. The new guidelines will take effect on January 26, 2009. … Continued

Hydrographic Crew Breaks Ice around Kent Narrows

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources Hydrographic Operations crew has broken ice aboard the A.V. Sandusky along the coastline of Kent Narrows. “Our work of deicing Maryland’s waterways allows accessibility to a variety of people,” said Captain Shawn Orr. “If we … Continued

Maryland Task Force on Fisheries Management Makes Recommendations

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Maryland’s Task Force on Fisheries Management recently submitted its 2008 Legislative Report to Governor Martin O’Malley, members of the Maryland General Assembly, and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary John R. Griffin. “Maryland’s diverse fishery resources are irreplaceable, often serving … Continued

DNR Proposes Blue Crab Harvest Regulations for 2009 Season

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Proposal Requires Complimentary Recreational Crabbing License; Sets Daily Female Blue Crab Bushel Limits & Seasonal Closures for Commercial Crabbers Maryland Department of Natural Resources has proposed recreational and commercial blue crab harvest regulations for the 2009 season. Designed to help … Continued