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Virginia Institute of Marine Science
James W. Webb
Proceedings Of The Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference Southeastern Association Of Game And Fish Commissioners
Southeastern Association Of Game And Fish Commissioners
The dependence of commercial fishing success on strong yearclasses of striped bass is demonstrated, using four years of catch records from a small group of cooperating gill-net fishermen. Age analysis of these Rappahannock River catches during 1969 and 1970 revealed that an approximate tripling of landings in 1970 was a result of selection for the dominant 1966 year-class.
Grant, George C.; Burrell, Victor G. Jr.; and Kriete, William H., "Age Composition and Magnitude of Striped Bass Winter Gill-net Catches in the Rappahannock River, 1967-1970" (1971). VIMS Books and Book Chapters. 109.