Archives for March 2015

The Flounder Bowl is back!

The “Flounder Bowl” is back. This year’s tournament is scheduled for June 27 with a captains meeting June 26. The tournament will be capped at 120 boats again this year. Online registration is available and encouraged at www.flounderbowl.com . Both anglers and sponsors can join at the Flounder Bowl website. This event is a two-day …

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Weekly Virginia Fishing Report

We endured yet another harsh winter, and now Spring fever is rampant. But with water temperatures still lagging in the low forties, expect a late start to the much anticipated arrival of the first species of the season such as croaker, flounder, bluefish, red drum and black drum. Tautog is still pretty much the only …

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Fish News

      Striped bass regulations have been set. The coastal regulations remain at 1 fish, 28 inches. The bay seasons stay the same with the minimum increased from 18 to 20 inches. The Spring Trophy Season now has a permit required. The minimum has been increased to 36 inches; any fish kept must still …

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Weekly Sportfishing Rundown

Now that spring is officially here, anglers are hopeful that the arrival of new species will jump-start a good early season. The weather is cooperating more lately, so the water temperatures will continue to warm, and flounder and croaker will debut soon. But with water temperatures still lagging, anglers may just have to be patient. …

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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Releases Annual Report

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is pleased to provide you with our 2014 Annual Report. LINK It describes the Commission’s activities and progress in carrying out our public trust responsibilities for the valuable marine fisheries under Commission stewardship. Included in this report are figures displaying the historical trends in stock status or landings for …

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