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Striped bass decline spurs new look at mycobacteria

The majority of the Bay’s striped bass are infected and, by the time they are 5 years old, nearly all carry the disease. [...]

November 19, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Videos

Striped bass fishing season could be canceled in Virginia as population declines

Indications that the population of the fish is declining raised concerns that further catches could have a long-term effect on its survivability. [...]

April 15, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Chesapeake: What new rockfish limits could look like

Last week, Wild Chesapeake reported Virginia is likely to act soon to reduce its recreational striper catch. [...]

March 21, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

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