2016 Maryland Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Season

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The spring season for striped bass begins on April 16 in Maryland’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay. Spring recreational fishing opportunities for striped bass, also known as rockfish, will run from April 16 through May 15, with a catch limit of one fish per person, per day, 35 inches or larger.

Regulations for the bay and its tidal tributaries combined summer/fall season, running May 16 through Dec. 20, will remain the same as 2015. Anglers can keep two fish per day 20 inches or longer with only one being over 28 inches. (Size is measured from the tip of the snout to the tip of the tail.)

For more information, visit http://www.eregulations.com/maryland/fishing/.

source: Maryland Department of Natural Resources

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