Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "striped bass" Tag

Is commercial squid fishing damaging the MA striper fishery?

An aggregation of commercial, small-mesh bottom trawls off the coast of Massachusetts could be ruining a historically significant striped bass fishery. [...]

January 24, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

Tips and Tactics: The nuclear option for winter stripers

The most successful winter bass fishermen target warm-water discharges near electrical power plants, water treatment facilities and other industrial sites. [...]

January 20, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

Doing The Right Thing: Menhaden Recovery – Stay the Course

Restoring the Atlantic Seaboard wildlife to even a semblance of its former abundance has everything to do with allowing fish and birds to eat. Stay the course ASMFC [...]

October 24, 2016 Doing The Right Thing, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Pew Trust: 10 reasons to maintain the Atlantic menhaden catch limit in 2017

The current quotas leave hundreds of millions more menhaden in the Atlantic to become food for fish, seabirds, and mammals. [...]

August 1, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action

At The Vise: Cinder Worm

If you live in the Northeast and have salt water creeks nearby, there is a good chance that cinder worms come spilling out on the night time falling tides on the summer moons. [...]

July 8, 2016 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Popovics’ Bob’s Banger

Bob's contributions to the sport are extensive. The banger is just one of these contributions. We are still counting the species that love this pattern. [...]

May 10, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

Recent: Forbes’ Monte Burke interviews Brad Burns

"In the short run there is little to be optimistic about. The number of 3-to-8-year-old stripers that we are now fishing on is relatively small compared to 15 years ago." [...]

April 25, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: ASMFC striped bass advisors to discuss opening EEZ on April 21

The bill states the Secretary of Commerce “may” amend current regulations and allow fishing for striped bass in the transit zone between Block Island and the mainland. [...]

April 13, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action, Uncategorized

Feature: Springtime in the Northeast means stripers on the flats

I will ply the waters on every tide, wind direction and sun condition and push my skiff here until the water warms too much and the fish go to deeper water. [...]

March 18, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

News: Feds debate changing striper regulations off Montauk

When the federal government considered re-opening the area to fishing in 2006, they received 8,500 comments, 97 percent were in support of continuing the closure. [...]

February 11, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide