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$10K Fish Swimming in Chesapeake Bay

Striped bass is a prize in the Maryland Fishing Challenge

(Newser) - There's never been a better time to cast a fishing line into the Chesapeake Bay. You just might reel in a striped bass worth $10,000. The fish's name is Diamond Jim, and he's a prize in the Maryland Fishing Challenge, reports the Washington Post . The prize... More »

For Fishermen, Lead Poses Bait Debate

Toxic weights divide commercial, recreational anglers

(Newser) - As conservation efforts have boosted the fish's population levels, competitive fishing for striped bass has become a thriving sport in Massachusetts. The fish’s importance to both commercial and recreational fishermen is bringing a controversial baiting tactic into renewed dispute. The Wall Street Journal examines “yo-yoing,” which uses... More »

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