2018 Maryland Striped Bass Regulations

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In Maryland, anglers can expect new regulations on striped bass for the 2018 fishing season. If approved, the new regulations will include a lower minimum size and tackle-specific requirements. Spring Trophy Striped Bass Season Maryland’s 2018 Spring Trophy Striped Bass … Continued

Atlantic Menhaden Interstate Fishery Management Plan Amendment 3

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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) recently set the total allowable catch of Atlantic menhaden for the 2018 and 2019 fishing seasons at 216,000 metric tons (mt). ASMFC also approved Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) … Continued

Maryland Oyster Management Areas Review (Draft)

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Maryland’s Oyster Advisory Commission (OAC) recently received a draft proposal for revising the state’s current oyster management areas. The proposal was based on deliberations at past commission meetings and includes stakeholder comments and recommendations from the commercial seafood industry, conservationists, … Continued