Tag Archives: Maryland Oystermen’s Association

On the hunt for local oysters in Annapolis area restaurants

cgnews-gallery-where-are-the-oysters-20160107If you love oysters, the best are yet to come. Bill Scerbo, president of the Anne Arundel Watermen’s Association says warm waters early in the season kept oysters from reaching the peak of size and flavor. But Scerbo pronounced the emerging crop “well worth the eating” — high marks from a 35-year veteran of harvesting oysters and crabs on the Chesapeake Bay. Maryland Oystermen’s Association President President Jim Mullin reports that watermen are “catching their limit and they’re good-sized oysters.” And that means supply is keeping up with demand,,, Read the article here 17:32

Commercial watermen speak vehemently against fisheries bill

The bill, SB145, would define how the natural resources department opens and closes fishing seasons, changes catch limits and modifies where fishing can take place via public notice. Read [email protected]  17:27