February 22, 2022Virginia Commercial Striped Bass Season Is Open!

Regionally known as “rockfish”, striped bass travel in schools preying on smaller fish. A fish prized for its high quality meat, the striped bass has been immensely popular since colonial times, as the fact that it was one of the first natural resources to benefit from a 1639 conservation statute attests.

Check out our recipe page for more ideas on how to prepare this delicious fish and head to our directories to find a retailer or wholesaler that works for you!

Retailer: http://www.virginiaseafood.org/contact-list/virginia-seafood-retail-buyers/

Wholesalers: http://www.virginiaseafood.org/contact-list/virginia-seafood-suppliers/

Recipes: http://www.virginiaseafood.org/recipe-category/main-ingredient/striped-bass/

For more information contact the V.M.P.B. at infovaseafood@vdacs.virginia.gov