Friday, March 31st, 2023
Friday, March 31st, 2023

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April 14, 2009

Va. fishermen plead guilty to rockfish trafficking

Greenbelt, Md. (AP) – Two commercial fishermen from Virginia have pleaded guilty to illegally catching and selling rockfish from the Chesapeake Bay. Federal prosecutors say Jerry Decatur Sr. of Stafford, Va. pleaded guilty Friday to illegally taking and overharvesting striped bass. Kenneth Dent of Dumfries, Va. pleaded guilty to trafficking illegally taken striped bass. Authorities …

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3 management areas closed due to flooding; spring turkey hunts cancelled

Flooding has closed three wildlife management areas (WMAs) and cancelled the spring turkey hunts previously scheduled there for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Division of Forestry closed the Twin Rivers WMA in Madison, Hamilton and Suwannee counties. The Suwannee River Water Management District closed the Holton Creek WMA in Hamilton County. The Florida Fish and

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