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The Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) recently announced that the agency’s Fisherman Identification Program (FIP) toll free operator assisted registration service has been discontinued due to budget constraints. All anglers required to register... READ MORE
Virginia has scheduled a hearing to gather public comment on the Public Information Document (PID) for the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Cobia. The hearing is scheduled for: Virginia Marine Resources Commission... READ MORE
According to Fisheries of the United States, 2015, the 2015 U.S. marine recreational finfish catch, including fish kept and fish released (discarded) on the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific coasts (including Alaska, Hawaii and... READ MORE
Fall is peak time for catching striped bass in Virginia. Known locally as rockfish, the striped bass is an iconic species of fish in region. Striped bass are caught using a wide range... READ MORE