Opinion Pieces Related to Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey Results
May 12, 2014
Singing the blues [Editorial], Baltimore Sun
May 05, 2014
Our view: Latest survey results suggest Chesapeake Bay crabs will be in short supply this year and that more must be done to protect their future
It’s time to stop tinkering and just ban crabbing for one year
May 03, 2014|Dan Rodricks
Stop harvesting and eating crabs for 365 days. We had a five-year moratorium on rockfish (1985-1990), and they made a comeback. We should try something similar for the blue crab, and either provide one-year relief for the affected watermen or offer them jobs planting trees or working on other projects to improve water quality in the bay.
Reversing the crab collapse [Commentary]
Maryland must address pollutants if it’s to safeguard the last major fishery in the Chesapeake Bay
May 08, 2014|By Gerald W. Winegrad
Davidson, New Windsor, May 11, 2014
I’d like to put in my two cents worth on the blue crab situation in the Chesapeake Bay. In his letter, Richard Anderson made a valid point as to the size of the industry and number of people that would be affected (“Crabbing moratorium isn’t the answer,” May 7).