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Industry Shouts & Murmurs: Mar. 9-15

Shouts and Murmurs is a weekly summary of news items that affect the preservation and protection of our out of doors, public lands, and fly fishing avocation. [...]

March 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Grass is back in the Chesapeake, and crabs will follow

This week, Orth and a dozen other scientists published results from years of monitoring seagrass in the Chesapeake. And the news is good. [...]

March 7, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Does the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission have tunnel vision?

Atlantic menhaden is essential to the entire Atlantic ecosystem. They eat phytoplankton, keeping the water clear, provide food for striped bass, bluefish, albies, marine mammals, and seabirds [...]

October 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Urge Congress to stand up for a clean Chesapeake Bay

Cuts to this vital work could reverse years of hard-won progress, and threaten clean water for the more than 18 million people who call the Chesapeake Bay watershed home. [...]

March 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Take Action

Tips and Tactics: The nuclear option for winter stripers

The most successful winter bass fishermen target warm-water discharges near electrical power plants, water treatment facilities and other industrial sites. [...]

January 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

News: Comeback of Susquehanna Flats grasses hints of sunny future

“In all directions, as far as I could see, it was submerged vegetation,” said Kemp, a professor at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Lab. [...]

November 7, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Destination: Fly fishing for Chesapeake Bay’s specks

In the late summer... specks, or spotted sea trout as they’re formally known, become the talk of fishermen all along the 195-mile-long bay. [...]

August 4, 2014 Destinations, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Farm sourced pollution has it’s supporters – big AG

For more than 30 years, states in the region have tried to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the largest estuary in the U.S. [...]

May 14, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Study shows ‘dead zone’ impacts Chesapeake Bay fishes

VIMS study provides the first quantitative evidence Chesapeake Bay-wide low-oxygen “dead zones” [...]

July 18, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

News: NOAA Predicts record-setting dead zone in Gulf of Mexico

Scientists are expecting a very large “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico, based on several NOAA-supported forecast models [...]

June 22, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide, Spot