MD, VA to Hold Hearings on Striped Bass Draft Addendum II

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Maryland and Virginia are among Atlantic states that have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Addendum II to Amendment 6 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass. The dates, times, and locations of the … Continued

Maryland DNR Counteroffer for Commercial Limited Crab Catcher License Buy Back Program

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has announced that it is revising the Commercial Limited Crab Catcher (LCC) License Buy-Back Program. The agency began the voluntary Buy-Back program in July in an effort to reduce the amount of latent … 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