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Due to exceptionally dry conditions, the Department of Wildlife Resources has implemented a complete ban on any open burning (e.g., campfires, grills) on all DWR properties west of Interstate 95, effective immediately and lasting until further notice.

Into the World: Harvesting and Releasing Striped Bass

DWR hatchery staff recently completed annual striped bass stockings in reservoirs around the Commonwealth. Take a look at the methods used by warm water hatchery staff to harvest fish from production ponds for stocking in reservoirs such as Bugg’s Island Lake.

  • July 15, 2021