Baltimore Sun: Oyster harvest at Kent Narrows seen as winter boost for watermen

As dawn broke over the still waters of Kent Narrows on Monday, a couple of workboats carrying watermen ventured out in search of oysters.

For the first time in six years, state regulators have opened the Narrows in Queen Anne’s County to shellfish harvesting — a rare instance of watermen gaining fresh territory to work and a welcome change after an icy season that undercut the state’s shellfish industry.

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