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Past, present, future discussed at the first-ever Maryland Watermen’s Symposium

WYE MILLS – The first-ever Maryland Watermen’s Symposium on Thursday was a time to share treasured stories of the past, concerns about the present and hope for the future. Del. Jay Jacobs, R-36-Kent, who is a fourth-generation watermen, was at the symposium and said in his third year in the Maryland General Assembly he has seen the demise of an industry.”It’s being regulated to death. I hear from watermen all over the state of Maryland that regulations being put forth are so severe … the entire industry is really in a tailspin, in my opinion,” Jacobs said. continued

Chesapeake Bay Commercial Fishermen’s Association – Maryland Watermen’s symposium set at Chesapeake College April 18

EASTON — A symposium to educate the public on the economic impact the commercial fishing industry brings to Maryland will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in the Rufus M. and Loraine Hall Todd Performing Arts Center at the Wye Mills campus of Chesapeake College. continued