Scientists Urge Virginia to Cancel Spring Trophy Striper Season

Virginia’s spring trophy striped bass season is going to be canceled if state commissioners heed their own staff’s advice.

Grave concerns about the apparently depleted striped bass stock have prompted staff of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) to urge for emergency action to eliminate the state’s Spring Trophy-size striper season in the Bay, coastal waters and Potomac River tributaries.

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