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Apex Predators Sustain Seagrasses

Throughout the world, scientists discovered: “Sharks function like wolves do in Yellowstone Park, protecting large areas of seagrass from being overgrazed.” [...]

October 3, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Marlyland’s new striped bass regulations effective May 16

Enhanced conservation rules on use of bait and circle hooks; Minimum size reduced to 19 Inches. [...]

May 29, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

Wake up America, we do need clean water and vibrant fisheries

We're losing to the concept that abusing the public's land, water, fisheries, and the air are the government’s commodities and don’t belong to the people [...]

May 11, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Keeping the New Cap on Menhaden Fishing – Crucial

Protecting the Atlantic’s largest menhaden nursery will help the species recover in the Chesapeake Bay and historic U.S. range, from Florida to Maine. [...]

May 2, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Cobia: an oft overlooked fly rod quarry

Cobia use just about the same ambush hangouts as tripletail, but their ploys are entirely dissimilar and the fight vastly different. [...]

April 3, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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