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  1. Ryley McCardell, Youth Angler
  2. Thurmont, MD
  3. Total Reports: 6
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Posted on August 5, 2014 | Permalink

50 Diamond Jim Fish Tagged

Type: Chesapeake
Location: Chesapeake Bay

Ryley had the privilege of participating in the DNR Diamond Jim tagging program with other Maryland Youth Fishing Club members. They fished the Chesapeake Bay aboard the Never Enuff Charter Boat. Today they tagged their quota of 50 Striped Bass! They also caught many undersized fish amd even got to keep a few for home! It was a tough day as Bluefish continually stole bait but the kids managed to even the score by putting over 40 Bluefish in the boat. Ryley didn't catch the biggest today but he managed to catch the most unique, a "humpback" striped bass was successfully caught, tagged and released. They caught all those fish and were back to the dock by 1:00 pm! Thanks Department of Natural Resources!

Tags: Striped Bass, Diamond Jim Tagging