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ASMFC’S February meeting and what it means for stripers

Maryland submitted a “conservation equivalent” proposal to reduce the size limit from 20” to 19”, along with an inline circle-hook requirement for bait fishing. [...]

February 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Bass population explodes at expense of Atlantic salmon

In Canada, wild Atlantic salmon advocates alarmed at the exploding striped bass population marauding prime salmon pools as far upriver as 60 miles [...]

January 26, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Mass. legislation may take striped bass off the menu

Two proposed bills would take striped bass off menus forever as they seek to end the commercial fishery in Massachusetts. [...]

January 17, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Was the answer in the headlines?

A predatory invasion into freshwater by striped bass to harvest Atlantic salmon smolt in Northeast America's waters is part of climate change reality [...]

November 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Does the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission have tunnel vision?

Atlantic menhaden is essential to the entire Atlantic ecosystem. They eat phytoplankton, keeping the water clear, provide food for striped bass, bluefish, albies, marine mammals, and seabirds [...]

October 17, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Catch Limits – Doing the right thing

Healthy forage fish populations lead to a greater abundance of everything, which results in full hotels, packed restaurants, and busy tackle shops. [...]

July 31, 2017 RECENT, Slide

ASMFC Addendum V to Amendment 6 Voted Down 10-5

Yesterday the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission debated on whether or not an increase in striped bass harvest of about 10% should be allowed for next year. [...]

May 11, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Farmed striped bass to hit the East End of Long Island

While fish farming is already taking place in local waters, Manna Fish Farms will become the first company to farm fish in federal waters off the east coast of the United States. [...]

April 27, 2017 News, RECENT, Slide

Fissues.org seeks to inform and engage NE and Mid-Atlantic fishermen

We need fisheries management – from regional regulations to federal law and policy – to benefit the people and communities that rely on healthy oceans [...]

April 21, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Coming Soon: Stripers in the skinny water

Soon it will be blissed out peaceful mornings on the flats of Long Island for 2 months of the coolest fishing I have found to date. [...]

April 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Fly Fishing, Slide