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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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