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ASGA: At ASMFC, more uncertainty with striped bass

Lastly, the public comment period made it pretty clear that the majority wanted one fish at 35”. [...]

November 4, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Virginia firm out of compliance on Menhaden

“For its own profit Omega Protein has now tarnished Virginia’s reputation as a responsible steward of its fisheries," [...]

October 29, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

All these stripers don’t spell victory

While we can enjoy the solid bite we are experiencing in the Northeast this Fall, we need to stay diligent in our fight to protect this iconic and beautiful species. [...]

October 9, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Virginia to enact emergency striper regulations

Virginia took the first action on striped bass in the spring and today’s steps continue our commitment to restore this fishery to healthy levels. [...]

August 28, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

ASMFC vs Council (Magnuson-Stevens) Framework

The entire community has to mobilize if we are to have any hope of recovering the most iconic fish on the East Coast. [...]

July 18, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

ASMFC accepts preliminary striped bass stock assessment

Connecticut, Massachusetts and Virginia have already sent a strongly worded letter to the ASMFC suggesting more action be taken ASAP. [...]

May 14, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Fisheries managers vote to take action on striped bass

All of the commissioners agreed that action needs to be swift to slow the decline and begin to rebuild the stock. [...]

May 3, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

ASGA’s Striped Bass 101 – Part 2

We are not in the same place we were back in the mid-70s/early 80s, when moratoria was absolutely justified. [...]

April 18, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

ASGA’s Striped Bass 101- Part 1

The ASGA is a coalition of forward-thinking guides, small business owners and like-minded anglers who understand the value of keeping fish in the water. [...]

April 9, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Striped bass stock assessment is bleak

The assessment indicates that the spawning stock was not only being overfished, but had fallen below the threshold for several years. [...]

February 12, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide