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VIDEO: Md. Prepares for Rockfish Season Amid Boating Ban

Many states in America remain under stay-at-home orders as the COVID-19 pandemic plays out. But only one state currently bans recreational boating: Maryland.

Natural Resources Police have already given out dozens of warnings to boat operators who may have broken the governor’s executive order, but leaders admit there are “loopholes” that could be exploited. Now that the striped bass trophy season is just a few days away, police plan to step up enforcement of the ban on everyone except those fishing for their supper.

Cheryl Costello reports on what striper season may look like during COVID-19.