Maryland DNR biologists catch blue catfish — a highly invasive species that ferociously consume native fish and crab species — to gain understanding of their impact on Maryland waterways.

Department of Natural Resources Urges Congress to Address Rules Hindering Market for Invasive Blue Catfish

News Release, Maryland Department of Natural Resources The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is supporting a joint resolution proposed by the Maryland

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Pennsylvania fishing guide Joe Raymond holds a healthy adult smallmouth bass from the Susquehanna. (Ad Crable)

Smallmouth woes range from contaminants to more stress at spawning sites

Biologists are also looking at high flows that wash away eggs and bass fingerlings and competition from invasive species By:

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Maryland and Virginia are both weighing options for reducing the harvest of striped bass, but stricter catch limits may impact recreational anglers more than the commercial fishery. (Dave Harp)

MD, VA mulling options to halt decline in striped bass population

Recreational anglers complain proposals favor commercial, charter fisheries By Timothy B. Wheeler & Jeremy Cox, BayJournal.com(Reprint) Anglers who live for hooking

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