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Dorchester watermen confront Maryland DNR Secretary Gill

High increases in licensing fees, idle oyster bottom and voracious striped bass were among the issues that confronted Maryland Department of Natural Resources Secretary Joseph Gill when he came here Tuesday to speak with the Dorchester County Council and local watermen.One waterman said he paid $3,200 this year to work on the water, and another said his fees totaled $2,800.  [email protected]  11:02