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Striped bass fishing season could be canceled in Virginia as population declines

Indications that the population of the fish is declining raised concerns that further catches could have a long-term effect on its survivability. [...]

April 15, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

ASGA’s Striped Bass 101- Part 1

The ASGA is a coalition of forward-thinking guides, small business owners and like-minded anglers who understand the value of keeping fish in the water. [...]

April 9, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

New measures to protect striped bass being eyed for the fall

New measures to protect striped bass being eyed for the fall A drop in the population of spawning-age striped bass has prompted regulators to seek suggestions on how to proceed. By Mark Harrington for Newsday A steady drop in the [...]

April 5, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Omega faces last-minute opposition in Atlantic menhaden MSC quest

Omega Protein has been challenged by five non-governmental organizations in its effort to purse seine the menhaden fishery off the US Atlantic Coast. [...]

April 2, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Massachusetts proposal to reduce striped bass mortality

Massachusetts proposal to reduce striped bass mortality By the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries This winter DMF will be proposing to implement two new conservation measures for the striped bass fisheries aimed at minimizing the number of fish that are [...]

February 1, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Sea herring “Buffer Zone” bans mid-water trawl gear nearshore

Recent efforts from the NEFMC resulted in recommendations to directly account for sea herring’s role as a food source in the ecosystem. [...]

January 31, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

The truth about the Modern Fish Act

In the end though, we dodged a real bullet. The truly bad bill, H.R. 200 didn’t move at all after it passed the House. [...]

January 24, 2019 RECENT, Slide

Striped bass in the Block Island Transit Zone need your voice now

On October 4th, NOAA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to open the EEZ around the Block Island Transit Zone for striped bass harvest. [...]

November 16, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Striped Bass Management: When will we learn?

Much like pulling a thread on a sweater, it won’t take much for the striped bass management to unravel once even the smallest section of the EEZ is opened [...]

September 11, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

A New Zealander laments: My angling paradise is over envied

New Zealanders face the same dilemma - protect our environment, our proud recreational history, and for the US, our outdoor legacy of public lands [...]

July 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide