By CHRIS MOORE
For the Bay Journal News Service 

Other Voices

Bold Action Needed Now For Striped Bass

 

It’s hard to find a Chesapeake Bay watershed resident whose eyes don’t light up at the mention of striped bass –though some won’t know what you mean unless you call them by their “proper” Chesapeake name, rockfish.

For many of us, striped bass are a big reason we fell in love with the bay and being on the water in the first place. But whether you love them for their fight, eating, or their critical place as an apex predator in the ecosystem, we can all agree that the bay would be greatly diminished without this iconic fish.

Editor’s Note: Blair and Bedford counties are in the...



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