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Gear Review: Cortland Tropic Plus – Intermediate Fly Line

Cortland Tropic Plus' thin diameter is helpful in cutting through wind while the head loads the rod quickly and shoots well. [...]

December 12, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Gear, Gear Review, Slide

‘Long lost’ population of St. John River striped bass may have been discovered

For more than four decades it was believed native striped bass in the St. John River had been lost forever. [...]

November 29, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Striped bass in the Block Island Transit Zone need your voice now

On October 4th, NOAA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to open the EEZ around the Block Island Transit Zone for striped bass harvest. [...]

November 16, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

First Canadian striped bass fishery in 20 years makes a splash

Eel Ground First Nation obtained a commercial fishery license this year, marking the first time the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans has allowed the fishery since striped bass were labelled endangered in 1996. [...]

November 13, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: NOAA releases data on illegal striped bass poaching ring

Thirty co-conspirators were part of the illicit activity, but only 12 subjects were charged and sentenced in connection to this case, which saw 52 charges in 13 indictments. [...]

November 5, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Bulkhead Deceiver

The beauty of this particular pattern is that it has more mass in the front of the fly so it pushes more water and sinks slowly with a "beautiful tubular silouette." [...]

October 30, 2018 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos

Striped Bass Management: When will we learn?

Much like pulling a thread on a sweater, it won’t take much for the striped bass management to unravel once even the smallest section of the EEZ is opened [...]

September 11, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

State of Mass. raises fines for poachers

Noncriminal fishing fines will be doubled in November, along with a number of other changes, after the passage in August of the Environmental Bond Bill. [...]

September 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Dearth of bluefish and slow bass season on Martha’s Vineyard

I talked to Carsten Larsen as he sat in front of his sushi shack selling yellowfin tuna. Tuna fishing is happening, but bass and blue fishing is slow from the shore. [...]

August 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

A climate consequence, failing, and anglers at odds

The consumption rate of juvenile salmon in the Miramichi River in the Gulf of St. Lawrence by striped bass has exploded to unsustainable levels. [...]

July 30, 2018 RECENT, Slide