Pirate Poachers of the Bay: Two men charged with poaching; no sport fishing licenses, undersize rockfish while night fishing face $4,000 fines

Kent Narrows rockfish bust

Kent Narrows rockfish bust

Two men charged with poaching; no sport fishing licenses, undersize rockfish while night fishing face $4,000 fines

GRASONVILLE, MD. — Two men were charged on Sept. 12, 2015 by a Maryland Natural Resources Police officer with poaching 35 striped bass while fishing from a boat off Kent Narrows.

Alexis Gustavo Corrales Osorio, 24, of Alexandria, Va., and Elvis Jose Corrales Rodas, 35, of Alexandria, Va., were charged with fishing without a Chesapeake Bay sport fishing license, exceeding the daily limit, keeping undersized striped bass and possessing striped bass between midnight and 5 a.m.

The officer saw the two men fishing, asked to check their cooler and found the illegal catch.

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Osorio and Rodas are scheduled to appear in Queen Anne’s District Court on Nov. 19. If found guilty of all charges, each man could be fined as much as $4,000.

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