An Alabama angler has learned that a humongous striped bass he landed in late February has been approved as a world record. James Bramlett, 65, caught the 69-pound, 9-ounce striper in Alabama's Black Warrior River. The catch, weighed...Show More Summary
From the American Fisheries Society: The book provides a first-ever, comprehensive overview of the biology and management of striped bass and hybrid striped bass in the inland waters of the United States. The book’s 34 chapters are divided into nine major sections: History, Habitat, Growth and Condition, Population and Harvest...
This week we ate a lot of cheese and porchetta, bought 20 pounds of strawberries, welcomed a new editor, watched Harold Dieterle break down a striped bass, and more. (Yes, we've got dogs this week!)
There are pure-strain, landlocked striped bass all over the country, but there are only so many places in freshwater where these fish reach the same "cow" proportions as their coastal cousins. Being a Jersey guy, I know a thing or two about big bass (or pretend to, anyway), so it's taken me a while to pull the trigger on a sweetwater striper hunt. Show More Summary
An Alabama family went fishing for striped bass but ended up rescuing a bald eagle that got caught in its snare. “He swooped down and grabbed our live bait. It looked like a 3- or 4-year-old eagle,” said Mike Freeman, who was fishing on...
A sauce similar to a vegetable ragout works over any firm white fish.
By Joe Cermele In 2012, Outdoor Life reported on the massive 68-pound striped bass caught by Rodney Ply in Arkansas. Not only did the fish beat out the former world record land-locked striper, but Ply had entered himself into Mustad's...Show More Summary
Rodney Ply reeled in the fish of his life last year on a lake in Arkansas but now the fight over that giant 68-pound striped bass is heading to court. Ply was participating in a Mustad hooks company event offering a million dollars to anyone who caught a world-record fish with one of its products and his catch beat the record by four pounds........ Show More Summary
An important action alert from Stripers Forever. There will be a joint hearing on the Economics study Bill that we have filed. We need you to send emails to the committee chairs in support. BACKGROUND: The Bills call for an economic study to be done on the striped bass fishery and directs the Div. Show More Summary
(CNN) - What was on the table Wednesday night when President Barack Obama and twelve GOP senators sat down for dinner? Aside from a major impasse over reducing the federal deficit, there was striped bass and filet of beef. A special menu was created at Plume restaurant at the Jefferson Hotel in Washington for the [...]
An Alabama resident has reeled in a 70-pound striped bass that shattered a 34-year-old state record and could land the angler in the book of world records for the heaviest striper ever caught in a landlocked fishery. James R. Bramlett, 65, reeled in the behemoth on the Black Warrior River on Feb. Show More Summary
James R. Bramlett caught what could be the IGFA all-tackle world record for a landlocked striper. And he has his wife’s scheduled visit to the hospital to thank for it. Realizing that her husband would be too busy to go fishing once she entered...
John Tiedemann & Andy Danylchuk cover the proper care and handling of striped bass in the latest issue of On the Water Given the vast amount of striped bass that are released every year (NY anglers released close to 1.5 million in 2011) proper handling is a critical component of the striped bass conservation effort. LINK (via: On the Water)
NORFOLK, Va. — A Virginia charter fishing company owner has admitted to charges that he arranged for clients to illegally catch striped bass. Jeffery S. Adams of Hudgins pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Norfolk to a violation of the Lacey Act. Read full article >>
via Moldy Chum I hope every striped bass angler out there sees it and feels the same awful kick in the gut at the prospect.
Striper expert Alberto Knie on striped bass stocks. via: CCA Maine
Delaware has a new state record striped bass: A 52-pound fish landed by Ben Smith on Dec. 8. Smith, from Bryn Mawr, Pa., was surf fishing at the Delaware Seashore State Park. The striper measured 51 inches long (yeah, that's over 4 feet), with a girth...
No fluke. The Rockaways are still a disaster zone, so it's with some compunction that writer Monte Burke gathers his lures and rod and catches all kinds of midsize striped bass just 200 yards off the Rockaways shoreline. "We could still...Show More Summary
Montauk surf guides on striped bass.
Anglers in the east are hurting. Sandy cut down fishermen in New York and New Jersey right at the beginning of the fall striped bass run. Marinas were obliterated, tackle shops have been washed away, surf fishermen lost much of their coastal access, and thousands upon thousands of boats have been destroyed. Show More Summary