Recreational fishermen can now spearfish striped bass

Posted at 10:30 PM, Oct 04, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-04 22:30:09-04

You couldn't have asked for a better day to be on the water for the first day of fishing for the Chesapeake Bay fall season.

The weather was perfect, but with this season comes a couple of changes to striped bass fishing.

So NewsChannel 3’s Dominic Brown hitched a ride with the Virginia Marine police to find out what you need to know before casting your line.