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Striped Bass Conservation Regulations Set for Spring 2020

Maryland Spring Trophy Season Begins May 1 The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced new striped bass conservation measures for the Spring 2020 fishing season to meet a coast-wide conservation target.  The 2018 benchmark stock assessment for striped bass indicated declines, so the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) has determined that conservation measures are  Read the Rest…

Maryland Stresses Practical Striped Bass Conservation Efforts

State Leads Effort to Combat Rockfish Mortality Following deliberations by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) on the status of the striped bass population along the Atlantic Coast, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources continued its ongoing leadership in striped bass conservation efforts. At this week’s ASMFC meeting, Maryland again addressed the most pressing  Read the Rest…

Revised Regulations Seek to Reduce Minimum Size Requirement for Striped Bass

Conservation-Minded Changes a Win-Win for Species and Sport The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has submitted revised regulations that aim to reduce the minimum size requirement of striped bass for recreational anglers and charter boats during the summer and fall fishing seasons in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries from 20 to 19 inches. The  Read the Rest…

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AccessDNR March 2020

The March 2020 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Gregg Bortz.