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Tag Archives: striped bass

A new role for nonprofits saving the bay (access required)

While conservation groups typically stick to advocating for policy and regulatory changes, a few Maryland organizations recently found themselves playing an unusual role in helping investigators solve the biggest illegal poaching case on the Chesapeake Bay in 25 years. Earlier ...

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Striped bass tagging program approved by ASMFC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A mandatory commercial tagging program has been approved for striped bass fishing along the Atlantic coast. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission announced approval of the program on Wednesday. The commission says it was developed following an ...

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Chesapeake Bay grasses down in 2011; rain, heat blamed

Underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay declined more than 20 percent last year, hurt by summer heat and heavy rains and snow melt that sent tons of mud and debris into the bay, the Chesapeake Bay Program said Wednesday. The ...

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$1M in grants awarded to study key Chesapeake Bay species

ANNAPOLIS — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says more than $1 million in grants from its Chesapeake Bay office will be used to improve understanding of soft-shell clams, oysters, striped bass and other key bay species. The grants will ...

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