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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

State of Mass. raises fines for poachers

Noncriminal fishing fines will be doubled in November, along with a number of other changes, after the passage in August of the Environmental Bond Bill. [...]

September 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Dearth of bluefish and slow bass season on Martha’s Vineyard

I talked to Carsten Larsen as he sat in front of his sushi shack selling yellowfin tuna. Tuna fishing is happening, but bass and blue fishing is slow from the shore. [...]

August 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A climate consequence, failing, and anglers at odds

The consumption rate of juvenile salmon in the Miramichi River in the Gulf of St. Lawrence by striped bass has exploded to unsustainable levels. [...]

July 30, 2018 RECENT, Slide

News: Striped bass reference points called into question

The new stock assessment is due out in the beginning of 2019. Several states are suggesting that the BRP’s are far too conservative. [...]

June 12, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Marlyland’s new striped bass regulations effective May 16

Enhanced conservation rules on use of bait and circle hooks; Minimum size reduced to 19 Inches. [...]

May 29, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: The simple and effective flatwing deceiver

I love using flat wing patterns when stripers are on sand eels. When tied correctly, they have a movement that is unmatched. [...]

May 15, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide

VA proposal for tighter oversight of recreational striped bass catch dies

Commercial fishermen asked state regulators to make recreational fishermen tag their striped bass the way commercial operators do. [...]

May 10, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Fly fishing in the District of Columbia… Yes, you can.

The Potomac has much diversity to offer fly fisherman, but it’s the elusive spring striped bass run that gets the collective juices flowing. [...]

May 2, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Keeping the New Cap on Menhaden Fishing – Crucial

Protecting the Atlantic’s largest menhaden nursery will help the species recover in the Chesapeake Bay and historic U.S. range, from Florida to Maine. [...]

May 2, 2018 RECENT, Slide