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ASMFC accepts preliminary striped bass stock assessment

Connecticut, Massachusetts and Virginia have already sent a strongly worded letter to the ASMFC suggesting more action be taken ASAP. [...]

May 14, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Virginia Marine Resources Commission takes action to protect striped bass

Virginia Marine Resources Commission voted unanimously (7-0) to enact an emergency closure for the spring recreational striped bass trophy season. [...]

April 24, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

New measures to protect striped bass being eyed for the fall

New measures to protect striped bass being eyed for the fall A drop in the population of spawning-age striped bass has prompted regulators to seek suggestions on how to proceed. By Mark Harrington for Newsday A steady drop in the [...]

April 5, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, 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

FL Rep. Rooney takes on the sugar industry

He says sugar farmers are in large part responsible for the blooms and believes he has the answer to solve the water crisis. [...]

March 18, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Striped bass in the Block Island Transit Zone need your voice now

On October 4th, NOAA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to open the EEZ around the Block Island Transit Zone for striped bass harvest. [...]

November 16, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Sweetwater: A film by Spencer Miller

Spencer Miller tells a deeply personal, sad, and ultimately hopeful story about the decline of South Florida's waterways and the fight to recover them. [...]

November 15, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Erin Brockovich on Florida’s water quality collapse

Politicians and the corporations that control them, have been holding back on decades-old promises of solutions that would have prevented what has now become a catastrophe. [...]

August 8, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Striped bass reference points called into question

The new stock assessment is due out in the beginning of 2019. Several states are suggesting that the BRP’s are far too conservative. [...]

June 12, 2018 Conservation, News, 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