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Special to The TimesThe vintage Capt. Eulice left tiny Onancock at 10 a.m. sharp, its polished deck dotted with a handful of locals heading home and tourists, standing out with their getaway moods and cameras strung about their necks. Destination: tiny Tangier Island in...
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SALUDA — Oyster harvesting charges against three Gloucester watermen were dismissed Monday, while six others accepted plea deals. Various charges against Mark Cottee, James Deal and Walter Deal Jr. were dismissed after a motion to strike by defense...
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Richmond Times-DispatchThe owners of Curles Neck Farm say they want to preserve that sprawling property on the James River, home to nesting eagles and other wildlife.??? --???"That farm is not going to be developed in our lifetime," said Tommy Pruitt, a developer who owns...
Houston energy giant Kinder Morgan submitted a proposal to dredge a berth at its Newport News coal terminal to 52 feet from its current 45 feet, which would allow larger "Panamax" ships to dock on either side of its pier. Kinder Morgan's Pier IX...
Michael Diggs of Poquoson has been a waterman for more than 40 years, and says the blue crab harvest as the 2013 season kicks in is slim pickings. "Oh, Lord, things are tight," Diggs, 62, said Monday. "One good week — since then, it's been...
Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them. On Friday automatic...
A recent gathering of “Master Oyster Gardeners” at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is the latest chapter in a fruitful partnership between VIMS scientists and members of the Tidewater Oyster Gardeners Association, or TOGA, according...
A new scientific study finds that though the Chesapeake Bay's blue crab population is basically healthy, it has yet to recover enough from trouble a few years ago to be considered completely stable. What that means for watermen, the seafood industry...
— A mesh net tips onto the stern of the work boat "Mydra Ann," and out tumbles a community of crabs: fist-size blues with claws raised in attack mode, tan adolescents trying to scuttle for cover and translucent babies no bigger than a thumbnail....
A big fight is brewing over a little fish — a fish that no one wants to eat but that many regard as the most important in the sea. Catch restrictions loom on menhaden, which is too unsavory to grace a dinner plate but much sought by commercial...
The interstate panel that oversees fishing along the Eastern Seaboard voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to cut the menhaden catch by up to 37 percent next year in an effort to protect the species and, by extension, striped bass. The 14-3 vote by the...
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