Future Of Maryland Striped Bass

Future Of Maryland Striped Bass

Author: Coastal Conservation Association
Published: November 23, 2021

Numerous environmental aspects and fishery management in the Chesapeake Bay has potential to harm the Striped Bass population in Maryland. See how and what this may mean for future fishing.

“The recently released 2021 juvenile striped bass population survey in the Chesapeake Bay shows that for the third straight year, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has recorded startling low numbers. This marks the 11th time since 2005 that Maryland’s Young-of-the-Year index has failed to reach the long-term average. Biologists with the Virginia Institute Marine Science report that the 2021 index is slightly below that state’s long-term average.”

Read more at CCAMD.org.

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