OUTLAW POACHER PIRATES OF THE CHESAPEAKE: Gregory Parks Sent to Slammer for One Year for Poaching in Virginia and Smuggling to Maryland

OUTLAW POACHER PIRATES OF THE CHESAPEAKE: Gregory Parks Sent to Slammer for One Year for Poaching in Virginia and Smuggling to Maryland NORFOLK, Va. – A Tangier Island man was sentenced Aug. 22, 2019, to one year in prison for violating the Lacey Act by harvesting oysters from the Chesapeake Bay in excess of Virginia […]

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CHARLES COUNTY WATERMAN DANIEL BOWLING PLEADS GUILTY TO VIOLATING OYSTER HARVESTING BAN IN AREA CLOSED DUE TO HIGH BACTERIA LEVELS

CHARLES COUNTY WATERMAN DANIEL BOWLING PLEADS GUILTY TO VIOLATING CLOSED OYSTER HARVESTING AREA Daniel Warren Bowling, 50, of 14950 Deer Haven Place, Newburg, Md., was cited on Dec. 21, 2018 by NRP Officer Luke Santere for harvesting oysters from an area closed to the public due to unsafe bacteria levels that can cause serious illness […]

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OUTLAW PIRATES OF THE CHESAPEAKE: Commercial Fishing Suspensions/Revocations and Aquaculture Suspensions

OUTLAW PIRATES OF THE CHESAPEAKE: Commercial Fishing Suspensions/Revocations and Aquaculture Suspensions UPDATED AS OF SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 This list compiled by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is updated frequently COMMERCIAL SUSPENSIONS Jerry L. Bloodsworth, Sr. – Crab Authorization under TFL # 7831 Suspended o Prohibited from engaging in ANY commercial crabbing activities during the […]

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Outlaw Poacher Pirates of the Chesapeake: BUSTED & BANNED – Commercial Fishing Suspensions/Revocations and Aquaculture Suspensions for May 2, 2018

Outlaw Poacher Pirates of the Chesapeake: Commercial Fishing Suspensions/Revocations and Aquaculture Suspensions for May 2, 2018     COMMERCIAL SUSPENSIONS updated Busted and Banned List for May 2, 2018   Jerry L. Bloodsworth Sr. – Crab Authorization under TFL # 7831 Suspended   o Prohibited from engaging in ANY commercial crabbing activities during the following period:  4/1/18 […]

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OUTLAW POACHER PIRATES of the CHESAPEAKE: Jody Jackson pleaded guilty to poaching oysters in the Little Choptank River sanctuary

OUTLAW POACHER PIRATES of the CHESAPEAKE: Jody Jackson pleaded guilty to poaching oysters in Little Choptank River sanctuary   CAMBRIDGE MD. – As the great majority of watermen in Virginia and Maryland abide by the law and the regulations of harvesting natural resources of Maryland another outlaw poacher was caught and now has pleaded guilty. […]

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Chesapeake Bay Outlaw Recreational Anglers Charged with Poaching and other NRP citations during 2017 in Queen Anne’s County by Maryland Natural Resources Police

Chesapeake Bay Outlaw Recreational Anglers Charged with Poaching and other NRP citations during 2017 in Queen Anne’s County by Maryland Natural Resources Police   Hildson Albertson Alvarado, 2717 Munson Street, Silver Spring, Md., on May 2, 2017 in District Court. CHARGE: fishing without a Chesapeake Bay Sport Fishing License. RESULT: Guilty on June 29, 2017. […]

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Emergency Action Seeks to Reduce Minimum Size Requirement for Striped Bass

Emergency Action Seeks to Reduce Minimum Size Requirement for Striped Bass Move to 19-Inch Rockfish Comes After Robust Stakeholder Input; Maintains Conservation Levels The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is moving forward with emergency regulations that will reduce the minimum size of striped bass for charter boat and recreational anglers in the summer and fall fishery in the Chesapeake […]

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