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Chesapeake Bay American Shad

Posted August 27, 2014

A visitor to Chesapeake Bay each spring to spawn, the American Shad is an important part of the region’s history and culture.

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Meadowdale Beach Park

Posted August 27, 2014

Drive 30 minutes north from Seattle and you’ll find Meadowdale Beach Park, a 108-acre forest that follows the Lund’s Gulch Creek right to the Puget Sound.

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Rare Basking Shark Photographed in Puget Sound

Posted August 14, 2014 | Angling & Sport Fishing News

19-year-old Grace Coale got the surprise of a lifetime when a 25-foot-long basking shark swam in front of the boat she was fishing in on Puget Sound.

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Dead zone predicted for Chesapeake Bay this summer

Posted July 8, 2014 | Angling & Sport Fishing News

By Karl Blankenship, via the Fishing Wire A slightly larger-than-average dead zone is predicted for the Chesapeake Bay during the early portion of this summer, scientists say. The prediction, which […]

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Challenges facing San Francisco Bay

Posted July 7, 2014

Do you know what they are? Read on.

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Species spotlight: Eastern Brook Trout

Posted July 7, 2014 | Conservation

“Brookies” have inhabited the East’s coldwater streams, including the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware River, since the glaciers retreated across the Northeast. Learn more about this remarkable species here.

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Species spotlight: American shad

Posted July 7, 2014 | Conservation

President Lincoln was once called “thin as a shad.” Find out more about the history of the American shad here.

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Discover the Delaware River

Posted July 4, 2014

Fracking poses a major threat to fish in this incredible river. Watch this short video to learn more.

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Species spotlight: Sockeye Salmon

Posted July 4, 2014

How far can a sockeye salmon swim to reach Redfish Lake in Idaho? Learn more about this Columbia River basin fish here.

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Discover the Columbia River

Posted July 4, 2014

Can you name the threats to fishing in the Columbia River basin?

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