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America's Great Waters

WFN and America's Great Waters seek to inspire and educate anglers with stories about the continent's greatest natural resource: its rivers, lakes and streams. 

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Elk Neck State Park

Posted September 10, 2014

This massive park features 2,188 acres of beaches, marshlands, and wooded bluffs located on the northern peninsula of Chesapeake Bay.

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Golden Gardens Park

Posted September 10, 2014

Golden Gardens Park was founded in 1907 as an attraction to induce people to take a “Sunday outing” on the new electric trolley lines being built.

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Chesapeake Bay Atlantic Sturgeon

Posted September 3, 2014

Once found throughout Chesapeake Bay, the Atlantic sturgeon is now a very rare catch. In fact, the AMFC closed the east coast to sturgeon in June 1998.

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Deception Pass State Park

Posted September 3, 2014

Located on right at the mouth of Puget Sound the 4,134-acre Deception Pass State Park features over 100,000-feet of saltwater and freshwater shoreline.

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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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