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Va. extends blue crab harvest by 2 weeks

Virginia watermen are getting an extra two weeks to harvest blue crabs from the Chesapeake Bay.

Tuesday - 11/20/2012, 12:31pm EST

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Newport News, crabs, Virginia Marine Resources Commission

Va. fisherman ID program registers 56k in 1st year

More than 56,000 anglers complied in 2011 with a new requirement that they register with the state to fish in salt water, though the number who have notified the state is far lower than federal estimates of how many people are actually fishing.

Monday - 01/02/2012, 09:43am EST

Tags: fishing, Virginia Marine Resources Commission, Fisherman Identification Program, John Bull, saltwater fishing