2022 MD-VA Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Surveys

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2022 surveys of juvenile striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay watershed yielded mixed results.┬áConducted by biologists in Maryland and Virginia, the surveys included counts of juvenile striped bass and other species in waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Maryland Striped Bass … Continued

2022 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey

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Blue Crabs The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) recently announced the results of the 2022 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey. The annual cooperative survey estimates the number of blue crabs in … Continued

2021 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) recently announced the results of the 2021 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey. The annual cooperative survey estimates the number of blue crabs in the Chesapeake … Continued

ASMFC Approves Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan Addendum VI

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The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board recently approved Addendum VI to Amendment 6 of the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass. The Addendum reduces all state commercial quotas by 18%, and implements … Continued

2019-2020 Maryland Oyster Season

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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued season limits for the 2019-2020 oyster harvesting season. Effective immediately, the 2019-20 season will begin October 1, 2019 with no commercial harvesting on Wednesdays, and temporary closures to wild harvesting in … Continued