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Report: Scientists monitor Chesapeake Bay

Fishing Tackle Retailer has an interesting piece today about the immediate impact and potential long-term effects Hurricane Sandy has had and will have on Chesapeake Bay and all the related waterways that empty into it.

While a massive storm surge pushed a huge amount of water inland along New Jersey, New York and southern New England, the Chesapeake Bay was mostly spared of surge-related flooding due to the movement of the storm and predominant north winds.

The report did state that water levels in the Potomac River have risen significantly and there's no telling yet what impact it will have on the fishery. To read the report, click here.

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