Striped Bass Survey, Early Muzzleloader Season


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Survey Finds Healthy Striped Bass Reproduction
Positive Outlook for Iconic Fish in 65th Annual Index

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced results of its annual young-of-year striped bass survey in Chesapeake Bay, which documented healthy reproduction of the state fish. The 2018 young-of-year index is 14.8, higher than the 65-year average of 11.8. Read more.

 Photo of deer by Michael Douglas

Early Muzzleloader Deer Hunting Season Set to Begin
Popular Season Coincides with Changing Fall Weather

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced that the first segment of Maryland’s muzzleloader deer season opens statewide Oct. 18. This is one of many deer hunting opportunities offered in the state and typically coincides with pleasant fall weather. Read more.

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