Pirate Poachers of the Chesapeake: Another Black Eye for Golden Eye Owner Robert Lumpkins

In 2011, Lumpkins pleaded guilty for his role in the largest striped bass poaching ring in the history of the Chesapeake Bay and was sentenced to serve 18 months in federal prison. He also was ordered to pay a fine of $36,000 and make restitution of $165,000.

Pirate Poachers of the Chesapeake: Southern Pride, Linda Captains & Crew Face $3,000 Fines for Stealing from Sanctuary

CHOPTANK RIVER, MD. — Using the excuses of not knowing where the oyster sanctuary was located, four Maryland watermen were nabbed for poaching oysters by the boatload, reports the Maryland Natural Resources Police.

Pirate Poachers of the Chesapeake: Joe Sullivan sets record for being first oyster farm burglar

Six members of the Natural Resources Police dive team searched a stretch of Smith Creek and a pier in front of Sullivan’s home on Jutland Drive, on Smith Creek, and recovered oysters, oyster shell and seed bags of the type used in aquaculture operations

HillBilly Pirate Poachers: Christopher Meyer stalked his prey in cemeteries! Conviction bans him from hunting in 44 states leaving but 6 where he can pursue poaching

WESTMINSTER, MD. — A Carroll County man convicted of multiple game violations and prohibited from hunting in Maryland for a year has been placed on a suspension list in 44 other states.

Pirate Poachers of the Chesapeake: Virginia K-O’s Maryland Outlaw Waterman Edward Lowery for Poaching

ACCOMACK, VA. — Edward B Lowery Jr., of Tilghman, Maryland, a commercial licensee, was convicted in Accomack County General District Court on August 31, 2015, on seven charges; four counts of failure to report mandatory harvest reports and three counts of forging a public document.