Striped Bass

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Fisherman Admits To Trafficking Striped Bass

A St. Michaels fisherman has pleaded guilty to trafficking in illegally harvested striped bass.

09/05/2014

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2 Fishermen Plead Guilty To Illegal Harvesting

Two Tilghman Island fishermen have pleaded guilty to illegally harvesting and selling more than 185,000 pounds of striped bass.

08/01/2014

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4 Watermen Face Federal Charges For Striped Bass Poaching, Witness Intimidation

It’s a poaching case that could bring prison time. That’s unusual but then the charges are substantial.

11/22/2013

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2 Men Sentenced For Illegal Striper Catch

A Virginia Beach charter fishing operator and a Maryland man have been sentenced for illegally fishing striped bass.

04/25/2013

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Regulators Vote 20 Percent Menhaden Catch Cut

Fisheries regulators have voted for a 20 percent cut in the catch of menhaden, an oily fish prized for use in dietary supplements, cosmetics and animal feed.

12/14/2012

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6 Charged With Rockfish Violations In Ocean City

Maryland Natural Resources Police say six men have been charged this month with rockfish violations in Ocean City.

12/14/2012

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Chesapeake Striped Bass Reproduction At Record Low

A record low number of young striped bass were counted this summer in the Chesapeake Bay.

10/17/2012

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Striped Bass Tagging Program Approved

A mandatory commercial tagging program has been approved for striped bass fishing along the Atlantic coast.

08/08/2012

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Watermen And Sport Fishermen Disagree Over Striped Bass

One of the Chesapeake’s most prized catches is pitting watermen against sport fishermen.

02/28/2012

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Police Go High-Tech To Stop Poaching

In an effort to stop poaching on the Chesapeake, police are going high-tech.

01/10/2012

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Watermen Ask For Easing Of Striped Bass Quota

Watermen and lawmakers on the Eastern Shore are asking state natural resources officials to ease tougher striped bass harvest regulations.

01/05/2012

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Overfishing Menhaden Impacts Larger Fish In Md. Waters

Odds are it’s never been on your dinner plate, but it’s helped get other fish there. Menhaden are near the bottom of the food chain, and it makes them important enough to rescue from overfishing.

11/11/2011

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