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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

Striped Bass and menhaden headline August ASMFC meeting

The Commission is moving ahead with plans to “relook” at the goals and objectives of the Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan. [...]

August 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Heavily lobbied menhaden bill finally emerges

On Wednesday, the ASMFC approved a measure that would strike the current quota of 87,216 tons from state law to set a new lower quota. [...]

March 2, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Budget cuts eliminate striped bass enforcement

Rep. Lee Zeldin may have succeeded in his end goal of allowing anglers to target and harvest striped bass in Federal waters. [...]

March 1, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

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