Our view: The good news is that Maryland’s oyster catch is up; the bad is that it’s unlikely to last

According to DNR records, the total number of people licensed to harvest oysters is now about 800, or twice what it’s been in years past. That means a lot of carpenters, house painters, landscapers and others are likely putting down their tools and heading out on the water — and were willing to pay $300 for a license to do so. Read More