Environment

It was a hair-raising experience

It was a hair-raising experience

Had an amazing opportunity recently to tour Back Bay for several hours to witness the bay’s comeback. Got a couple of bass while doing a shock survey with Chad Boyce of the state game department. Lifelong friend Harvey Caldwell was along for the ride to witness for the first time in ages how the second home of our youth was…

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The bay’s little, oily fish continues to be a huge issue

The bay’s little, oily fish continues to be a huge issue

Much has been written over the years about the lowliest and arguably most important fish swimming. Menhaden. For years, bunker (as these small oily fish also are known) was the only species controlled in Virginia by the General Assembly. That’s been fixed, as fisheries managers at the Virginia Marine Resources Commission now implement regulations based on federal mandates. While that…

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