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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Use your smartphone to find regulations, citation sizes, and state records

The VMRC has recently updated their mobile-friendly website to make it a very useful tool for anglers. Time after time on the water the vhf radio is filled with anglers asking about what they can keep or what a citation for this or that fish is. Now, in one easy location, you can use your …

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Virginia Anglers Reel-in over 5000 Citations in 2014

Anglers registered 5,040 trophy-size fish for Citation awards during the 57th Annual Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament that ran from January 1st through December 31st 2014. This was slightly below the 10-year average (2004-2013) of 5,219 Citations and represents an 18% reduction in Citation number from 2013. As they did in the record setting year of …

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It’s Taug Season In Virginia

Tautog, or Blackfish as they are called in the northeast, is one of the favored targets of inshore anglers. Pier fisherman and boat anglers both have the opportunity to land these rock dwelling fish. WHAT: Tautog, or Tog for short, are a bottom dwelling fish. A member of the wrasse family, they are commonly found …

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Virginia Tog Fishing Tips

Tautog, or Blackfish as they are called in the northeast, is one of the favored targets of inshore anglers. Pier fisherman and boat anglers both have the opportunity to land these rock dwelling fish. WHAT: Tautog, or Tog for short, are a bottom dwelling fish. A member of the wrasse family, they are commonly found …

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