Striped Bass

menhaden

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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Md. Striped Bass Spawn Rebounds, Survey Finds

Maryland’s striped bass population is rebounding, according to new survey results released by state fisheries scientists.

10/18/2011

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DNR Holding Open House On Proposed Rockfish Regs

Proposed changes to commercial striped bass regulations will be discussed at an open house being held in Severna Park by Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources.

10/06/2011

rockfish

Maryland Considers Tougher Rules For Watermen Due To Poaching

Finding and arresting outlaws on the water is forcing Maryland to consider tougher rules for watermen. It all goes back to massive striped bass poaching this past winter.

08/15/2011

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Md. Lawmakers To Get Striped Bass Rule Changes

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources plans to present changes to striped bass netting regulations this week to state lawmakers.

08/15/2011

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Striped Bass Regulation Changes Coming

Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources says illegal netting of striped bass this past winter is prompting changes in regulations.

08/04/2011

rockfish

Natural Resources Police Work To Eliminate Poaching

The discovery of miles of illegal nets in the Chesapeake earlier this year has sparked a sweeping plan to crack down on striped bass poaching.

07/17/2011

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2 Charged With Rockfish Violations In Maryland

Maryland Natural Resources Police say two commercial fishermen have been charged with striped bass violations.

06/08/2011

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Md. Anglers Stalk Diamond Jim And $10,000 Prize

Thousands of dollars in prize money. That’s the bait Maryland is once again deploying in an effort to get more people fishing.

05/31/2011

rockfish

Illegal Net In Chesapeake Had Tons Of Rockfish

Authorities say an illegal rockfish net found off Tilghman Island had more than three tons of fish.

05/04/2011

bass, striped bass

U.S. Sting Aimed At Va. Bass Charters

Investigators seized records and electronics equipment from charter boats this week as part of a crackdown on striped bass fishing in off-limits federal waters.

03/11/2011

bass, striped bass

Md. Reopening Gill Net Season For Final 2 Days

Maryland Natural Resources officials say commercial striped bass gill netting will be allowed for the final two days of the season, which had been closed after the seizure of illegal nets and tons of poached rockfish.

02/22/2011

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