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2015 Striped Bass Trophy Season Regulations:
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's Striped Bass Technical Committee has approved Maryland's management proposal for the 2015 Spring Trophy Fishery. Regulations for this year's fishery will include a 1 fish/person/day catch limit.
The fish must be between 28-36 inches or greater than 40 inches.
The season will be open from 5 a.m. Saturday, April 18th through May 15th.
I will add the rest of the year as we get it.....
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources
CHESAPEAKE BAY AND TIDAL TRIBUTARIES RECREATIONAL AND CHARTER STRIPED BASS FISHERY MODIFICATIONS
The Secretary of Maryland Department of Natural Resources, pursuant to Code of Maryland Regulation 08.02.15.12H, announces the modification of the recreational size limits for striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries. Effective 12:01 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2015, a person may only take or possess:
One striped bass between 28 inches and 36 inches or one striped bass larger than 40 inches from April 18, 2015 to May 15, 2015.
Two striped bass larger than 20 inches, only one of which may be larger than 28 inches, from May 16, 2015 to December 15, 2015.
EXCEPTION: A person may only keep one striped bass between 20 inches and 26 inches in the Susquehanna Flats and the Northeast River, as described in COMAR 08.02.15.09A(3), from May 16, 2015 through May 31, 2015.
All other rules remain the same.
Mark J. Belton
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
All Maryland DNR Fisheries Service related Public Notices can be found at
This is a good start to stat protecting the resources......
Eat white perch!!