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  1. Virginia Angler
    I received a mailer today from Congressman Scott Taylor of the 2nd District. The three main points on the flier were health insurance, domestic violence, and education. All very worthy topics. I took the opportunity to visit his site (http://taylor.house.gov) and voiced my concern over the...
  2. Northern Neck Virginia Angler
    https://www.chesapeakebaymagazine.com/baybulletin/2017/11/14/menhaden-board-wont-adopt-ecological-markers
  3. Chesapeake Angler - The Original- Maryland Angler
    I have observed many schools of very large (10-14 inches) menhaden throughout the Eastern Bay including Crab Alley and mouth of Cox. They surface as if they are being chased to the top. There are no birds (as this bait is too big). I have fished under and around these schools with very large...
  4. Chesapeake Angler - The Original- Maryland Angler
    Menhaden Madness Conservation? In MD? You Have to be Kidding! After decades of mis-management, hundreds of stakeholders descended on the special ASMFC menhaden meeting last December to witness ASMFC finally doing something to save “the most important fish in the sea” from certain destruction...
  5. Chesapeake Angler - The Original- Maryland Angler
    A make-or-break moment for 'the most important fish in the sea' By Chris Moore, Published: November 30 "One of the smallest fish in the Chesapeake Bay is also one of the most critical. Atlantic menhaden have been called "the most important fish in the sea" because of the vital ecological and...
  6. Chesapeake Angler - The Original- Maryland Angler
    Public comment period ends this Friday! If you haven't done so, please be sure to submit your comments by clicking on the link below: http://www.menhadendefenders.org/2012/10/17/you-can-help-restore-menhaden/ Be sure to share this link with your friends and family! Despite science showing that...
  7. Chesapeake Angler - The Original- Maryland Angler
    Bill Goldsborough, fisheries director, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, will discuss “Restoring the Bay’s Filter Feeders” at the Monday, August 20 meeting of the Coastal Conservation Association’s Patuxent River Chapter. The meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. at Stoney’s Kingfisher in Solomons, is free...
  8. Northern Neck Virginia Angler
    While fishing Friday 12/9 at the mouth of The Potomac River, I watched a large (40/50+ foot?) cruising lethargically around and over some schools of breaking birds and bait in the area of Pt Lookout. It had a white hull and an orange topside with a number painted on the side of the hull about...
  9. Chesapeake Angler - The Original- Maryland Angler
    The meeting tonight on Draft Addendum V to Amendment 1 to the Interstate Fishery Management for Atlantic Menhaden has been moved from the Tawes Building to: The Calvary United Methodist Church 301 Rowe Blvd. Annapolis, MD It is in the basement meeting room. The church is located right next to...
  10. Virginia Angler
    May have some good information. http://www.menhadendefenders.org/
  11. Northern Neck Virginia Angler
    Hey Gang I love reading all the reports from down your way which means it is that time of year again for the menhaden to get schooled up. Has anyone seen the Omega Fleet? Thx! Brandon
  12. Conservation & Policy
    Hi Everyone The Menhaden Coalition, a group of over 34 organizations, how has a new website. I ask you to visit the new site and check it out. Save Menhaden Website A few highlights: 1) If/when you see the Omega menhaden fleet, please report the sightings on thet site. There is a link at the...
  13. Mid Atlantic Offshore Angler
    Hi Everyone The Menhaden Coalition, a group of over 34 organizations, how has a new website. I ask you to visit the new site and check it out. Save Menhaden Website A few highlights: 1) If/when you see the Omega menhaden fleet, please report the sightings on thet site. There is a link at the...
  14. Northern Neck Virginia Angler
    Hi Everyone The Menhaden Coalition, a group of over 34 organizations, how has a new website. I ask you to visit the new site and check it out. Save Menhaden Website A few highlights: 1) If/when you see the Omega menhaden fleet, please report the sightings on thet site. There is a link at the...
  15. Virginia Angler
    Hi Everyone The Menhaden Coalition, a group of over 34 organizations, how has a new website. I ask you to visit the new site and check it out. Save Menhaden Website A few highlights: 1) If/when you see the Omega menhaden fleet, please report the sightings on thet site. There is a link at the...
  16. Northern Neck Virginia Angler
    The most important fish in the sea needs your help Atlantic Menhaden - Ecologically Critical The alarming decline of the menhaden population threatens the entire Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. Since 1979, the coastal population has declined 72%. Predators like rockfish, bluefish...
  17. Virginia Angler
    The most important fish in the sea<o:p></o:p> needs your help<o:p></o:p> Atlantic Menhaden - Ecologically Critical<o:p></o:p> <o:p> </o:p> The alarming decline of the menhaden population threatens the entire Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. Since 1979, the coastal population has declined...
  18. Virginia Angler
    THIS IS AN ALERT REQUESTING YOU TO TAKE ACTION YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE! "LET THEM SPAWN" CCA VA Opposes Menhaden Cap Extension Public Hearing at VMRC Sep 29 ASMFC Public Comment Period Until Oct 9 Your Action is Urgently Needed (See background info and sample letter below) Draft Addendum IV...
  19. Virginia Angler
    Hi Gang As some of you in this area of the Chesapeake know the menhaden cap that was put into place to protect menhaden in the Virginia portion of the Chesapeake is about to expire in 2010 and we need to get to work to make sure that at a minimum it stays in place. The menhaden fleet is...
  20. Northern Neck Virginia Angler
    Hi Gang As some of you in this area of the Chesapeake know the menhaden cap that was put into place to protect menhaden in the Virginia portion of the Chesapeake is about to expire in 2010 and we need to get to work to make sure that at a minimum it stays in place. The menhaden fleet is...
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