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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

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

The jigging hook and the bead

A unique jigging hook makes getting a fly deep, quickly a reality. It also adds to catch power, makes tying much easier and speeds up production with not too much added cost [...]

January 4, 2018 RECENT, Slide

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