Oyster season catch dropped in 2015 and ’16

The public oyster harvest season began Monday, Oct. 2 with Chesapeake Bay watermen no doubt hoping for a better haul this fall and winter than last. For Maryland watermen, though, there isn’t a lot of room for optimism. Despite mild weather last winter, Maryland’s 2016-2017 harvest from public oyster bars was off nearly 42 percent […]