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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

Has the striped bass stock crashed?

Early indicators do show we may be facing new management decisions on striped bass in the very near future. [...]

December 20, 2018 Conservation, 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

Maine could magnify its allure by removing more dams

If you Google fly fishing, Maine - blogs will pop up, and you'll find the Hatfield and McCoys are really from Maine. Plenty of blame cards in that deck. [...]

August 20, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Striped bass fishing the Northeast flats soon

These fish move and it helps me if I can embark on trips from different locations to stay close to the body of fish and in the lee of prevailing winds. [...]

March 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Setting the hook is a major skill set

After decades of presenting a fly that entices, fools, hooks, catches fish of many an alias, it's losing nice fish that makes a more lasting impression. [...]

February 27, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

At The Vise: Calcavecchia’s Joppa Flats Deceiver

Follow the simple instructions outlined in this video to tie Joe Calcavecchia's favorite striper fly, a glorified Deceiver "responsible for many 40 inch fish" [...]

November 26, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide

Conservation: Commission Votes for More Striped Bass Conservation

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission makes plans to develop management options for reducing fishing pressure on striped bass beginning in 2015 [...]

November 4, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide