Since 1973, the Maryland Watermen’s Association has tirelessly served the interests of watermen and the seafood industry throughout the state of Maryland. We have continuously worked to ensure the future of independent watermen and seafood businesses throughout the state. That hard work has given the MWA, its staff and leadership a strong position and high visibility with State and Federal regulators, as well as, environmental and business associations and organizations.
The Maryland Watermen’s Association held an emergency meeting tonight (January 10) to discuss drilling on Man of War Shoals. Our board of directors voted 9:2 (with two abstentions) for drilling on Man of War Shoals.
As a result of the vote, the MWA is opposed to HB1 (NATURAL RESOURCES – PROHIBITION ON DREDGING BURIED OYSTER SHELLS ON MAN–O–WAR SHOALS) and HB40 (DREDGING ON MAN–O–WAR SHOALS – PROHIBITION).
45th East Coast Commercial Fishermen’s & Aquaculture Trade Exposition
Roland E. Powell Convention Center
Ocean City, Maryland
January 18th-20th, 2019
Highest Overall 3-Day Weight: Bobby Bramble
Top photograph courtesy of Jay Fleming
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