MARYLAND – Oyster Season Begins

 In a sure sign that fall is here, watermen in Southern Maryland and the Eastern Shore today are kicking off the beginning of the six-month oyster harvest season. Maryland has 1,100 licensed oyster harvesters. For the first month of the season, only hand tonging, patent tonging and diving are permitted. Power dredging season begins on Nov. 1, when harvest activity rises dramatically. Read the rest here 12:55