This article provides an overview of Atlantic striped bass regulations in Virginia for the fishing season. Also included is information related to federal and state striped bass management. For the most recent updates of Virginia fishing regulations, visit the … Continued. Preliminary results from an ongoing long-term survey conducted by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science suggest an average year class of young-of-year striped bass was produced in Virginia tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay in The year … Continued.
Virginia Marine Resources Commission- Recreational Fishing
The information provided on this webpage is a summary of regulatory ideas and proposals that are being considered by the department. The purpose of posting this text is to make the public aware of the issues and to elicit public feedback on these ideas. Comments on the ideas presented provide the department with invaluable information and perspectives that may be incorporated into content or editorial changes. We appreciate your time and your commitment to Maryland's natural resources. The graphic within each topic will help you follow the change through the regulatory process. The department would like to make the rules for Atlantic surfclams consistent with federal waters. Atlantic surfclams are harvested from federal waters and landed in Maryland.
Striped Bass Update: The Regulations Saga Continues
The Virginia Marine Resources Commission approved a set of emergency measures August 27 to help protect the struggling striped bass population in the Chesapeake Bay and along the Atlantic coast. Charter boat industry leaders said the change will devastate their business for striped bass, also known as rockfish. This ox is lying on its side in need of treatment.
Great job NJ, you had to be the special one to deviate when everyone else gets on board. Such a disgrace that conservation is not taken seriously in this state. Give this species and Menhaden a break. A five year moratorium would allows stocks to regenerate.