Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "stripers" Tag

Forage fish in Maine showing robust numbers

Removing an obsolete dam revitalized a major river, a state economy and holds the key to using the river for the right reason at the right time [...]

July 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Shooting Heads: Getting the fly out and down

The age old tangle issue was resolved as was the bulky connector knot issue, and the bodily damage caused by a projectile was substantially reduced. [...]

March 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Tips & Tactics

River & Dams: Conjoined for a reason, then forgotten

No better examples of the Industrial Revolution's environmental impact on fisheries of significance importance exists in U. S. than that of the damned rivers of the Northeast [...]

December 13, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Slide

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

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

Climate news: Striped bass taking bite out of Atlantic salmon?

Ocean bound Miramichi salmon smolt now face a striper population of “hundreds of thousands”–forming a daunting gauntlet of hungry mouths through which they must pass enroute to the salt. [...]

December 16, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Striped bass regulation changes announced

Each state must now implement regulations before the start of their 2015 fishery which meet at minimum 1 fish at 28 inches or an alternate measure that equal a 25% reduction in harvest. [...]

November 7, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Take Action: Public hearings set for Atlantic coastal states’ striped bass

The Draft Addendum includes a suite of management options to reduce recreational and commercial harvest under three reduction time frames. [...]

August 25, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action

Conservation: Shame on us?

This season, after a few years of knock-down-drag-out arguments over the state of our striped bass resource, I’m finally starting to sense a shift in attitude. [...]

August 18, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: 1@32 Pledge

We are hopeful that the Pledge can help to rebuild the striped bass biomass, one angler at a time, as we wait patiently for the ASMFC to act. [...]

March 24, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide