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A pre-filed bill in the Maryland General Assembly would make soft-shell crab the official Maryland sandwich.
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Virginia watermen are getting an extra two weeks to harvest blue crabs from the Chesapeake Bay.
Combine record-high surface water temperatures on the Chesapeake Bay and dissolved oxygen in the waters, and fish can have problems.
Ghost pots are crab traps that have been lost by watermen and continue to trap and kill crabs and fish. State officials say more than 4,000 pieces of crabbing gear have been pulled from the bay since last week when the program began.
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