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Children’s Fishing Event a Success

Sunny skies and a light breeze greeted Eastern Shore youngsters who gathered June 6 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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Eastern Shore Angler’s Club 60th Anniversary

      The Eastern Shore Anglers’ Club is celebrating its 60th Anniversary; sixty years of fishing, conservation, and fellowship.  After nearly shutting down for a year, the club is now operating at full speed.  Our in-person meetings have resumed at the … Continue reading

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Morley’s Wharf Youth Fishing Day June 6th

The Eastern Shore Angler’s Club will be hosting a youth fishing day at Morley’s Wharf on June 6th from 1pm to 2:30pm. Sign ups start at 12:30pm. Morley’s Wharf is off Occohannock Neck Road. Rods, reels, tackle, bait, lunch and … Continue reading

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Regarding Changes to Boat Access in Accomack and Northampton Counties in 2021

1. FEES TAKE EFFECT AT DWR ACCESS SITES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2021: Thanks to Charlie Koski, who sent along a recent news release issued by the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (DWR). That release says the following: Beginning January 1, … Continue reading

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Anglers Club To Resume Monthly Outings!

The monthly outing schedule will resume starting with the Cobia Outing leaving out of Harborton Sonday June 14th at 10am and meeting back at the dock at 6pm.

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Folly Creek Ramp Update

Folly Creek ramp may re-open in mid-June.Per Stewart Hall of Accomack County’s DPW, the crew doing work on the public ramp at Folly Creek has had to stop work due to COVID-19 concerns and state guidelines and the fact that … Continue reading

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Menhaden Harvest in Chesapeake Bay Reduced for 2020

Eastern Shore of Virginia Anglers Club Board member Ken Schultz was recently appointed as an At-Large member to the VMRC’s newly created Menhaden Management Advisory Committee (MMAC) by Commissioner Steve Bowman. Here is his report on that committee’s first meeting … Continue reading

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How to Fish Safely During COVID-19

B.A.S.S. By Dave Precht Editor’s note: Bassmaster has a new section called Fish Smart, with social hashtags #fishsmart and #livesmart. Click here for more related stories and videos.  The lake one day this week was no more crowded than it usually is on a … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Cancellations

Hello all. We hope that you’re well and staying safe. Due to the pandemic and the Governor’s latest mandates and warnings, which currently extend through June 10, the Eastern Shore of Virginia Angler’s Club has cancelled all activities through mid … Continue reading

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March 26 Outing & April 13 Meeting Cancelled

I’m sending this message to you on behalf of Club President Sam Sellard. Sam has been laid off by the Eastern Shore Post, and is temporarily unable to send a message to club members via our database file. For future … Continue reading

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