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VMRC cuts fall and 2020 striped bass catch limit and size limit

VMRC cuts fall and 2020 striped bass catch limit and size limit, to take effect in Virginia waters as of Oct. 4, 2019. New regs are one striped bass per angler 20 to 36 inches in length.this from the VMRC … Continue reading

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How the 2020 Candidates for State Office View Menhaden and Their Management

Recently, the Board of Directors of the Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club sent a letter to each of the four candidates for state office (two of whom are incumbent office holders), asking them about menhaden issues. Some Background Info … Continue reading

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29th Onancock Bay Challenge Takes Place Oct. 12th

29th Onancock Bay Challenge Takes Place Oct. 12 Over $6,500 in Prizes Available  Presented by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club, the 2019 Onancock Bay Challenge will take place this year on Saturday, October 12. Now in its twenty-ninth … Continue reading

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Children’s Fishing Event a Success

Sunny skies and a light breeze greeted Eastern Shore youngsters who gathered June 2 at Morley’s Wharf Fishing Pier on Occohannock Creek. A few fish cooperated for the children, all of whom received a fishing rod and reel and a … Continue reading

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Youths Enjoy Surf Fishing with Anglers Club

Twenty youngsters took to the Assateague beach recently at the annual J. T. Bolding/Bill Mariner Memorial Youth Surf Fishing Outing, conducted by the Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club. Participants were tutored by club members and especially by members of … Continue reading

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Attack by menhaden industry unites conservation community

May 15, 2019 Attack by menhaden industry unites conservation community  Conservationists fear fox could end up guarding the henhouse in certification process In a biting piece of satire in the May 2019 issue of Sport Fishing Magazine entitled “Certifiably Absurd,” … Continue reading

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Striped Bass Provides Huge Economic Benefits for U.S. Coastal States

  FERNANDINA BEACH, FL. — Fishing—both recreational and commercial—is a powerful contributor to the economies of coastal communities, with striped bass among one of the most valuable fisheries along the Atlantic seaboard. This species is a valuable natural resource that generates significant … Continue reading

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Virginia Marine Resources Commission takes action to protect striped bass. Closes trophy season.

Virginia Marine Resources Commission Contact: Ellen Bolen Email: Ellen.Bolen@mrc.virginia.gov Phone: 757.788.9772 Virginia Marine Resources Commission takes action to protect striped bass. ~ Virginia takes an important first step to address the striped bass decline and calls on other states to … Continue reading

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2019 J.T. Bolding/Bill Mariner Memorial Surf Fishing Event MAY 19th

  J.T. Bolding/Bill Mariner Memorial Youth Surf Fishing Outing Sunday, May 19, 2019 An educational surf fishing event for anglers aged 10 – 15 will occur on the beach at Assateague on Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 1:00 PM to … Continue reading

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Additional Photos of the Kid’s Fishing Day at the Saxis Pier on Sept. 13, 2015

Additional Photos of the Kids at the Saxis Pier on 13 Sept 2015

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