The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) is at it again. This time the commission is seeking public comment on its proposed draft addendum to the fishery management plan for striped bass.
Here is your chance to make a difference for striped bass. The Atlantic coastal states and jurisdictions have scheduled hearings to gather public comment on Draft Amendment lV to Amendment 6 to the Interstate Fishery Management PlanShow More Summary
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Besides the fickle weather patterns, anglers’ biggest problem now is to pick the fish species they want to concentrate on. At Islip this week it’s a wonder the fish didn’t come to some of their doorsteps instead.
Hopefully they throw the book at these guys, especially since one of these clowns is also accused of witness intimidation. A fish poaching case that began in February 2011 with a discovery of mysterious, illegally set nets full of tens...Show More Summary
Atlantic City is known more for its casinos then for its fishing, but it was along AC’s Vermont Ave. jetty that Albert McReynolds caught his 78.8-pound striped bass in 1982.
In Long Island Sound, the fishing focus continues to be on fluke, porgies, striped bass and bluefish. Nice-sized fluke are being taken in Eastchester Bay, for example.
We can look forward to a holiday weekend and another week of great expectations, with our area’s abundance of fluke, porgies, ling, striped bass and bluefish. Even blue-claw crabs are beginning to stir around docks and pilings. And when New York’s black sea bass season opens July 15, we can add another species to the list.
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It does not get much better than sight fishing for striped bass on Cape Cod's Brewster Flats. Click on the image to enlarge.
Even though Mother Nature continues her fickle weather ways, anglers can count on grand fishing for fluke, porgies, striped bass and perhaps even the one-a-day weakfish that New Yorkers are allowed.
People are catching stripers right now, that’s documented. Also documented is what anglers out almost every day are seeing–and not seeing. Here’s a post from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation about how oxygen depletion is affecting striped bass. Here’s another from Reel-Time where Capt. John McMurray details who’s really killing all the bass. Here’s a follow […]
Metro waters are offering a smorgasbord of fish. Porgies, fluke, striped bass and bluefish are on the menu. Winter flounder are, too. But better hurry.
Captain John McMurray with a blunt assessment of the current state of affairs when it comes to the ASMFC's management of striped bass stocks. It ain't pretty. LINK (via: Reel-Time)
We’re all gearing up for holiday weekend festivities. But don’t just think barbecues. Think fishing for striped bass or bluefish. Patriotic parades are popular, but so is boarding a party boat prowling for porgies.
This fish tale has its own place in the record books. An upstate New York angler reeled in a record-setting Striped Bass last week, hauling a 60-pound monster out of the Hudson River.
Charles Witek spells out the bleak outlook for striped bass as a result of the recent Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission meeting. After you read his post if you're not already a member of Stripers Forever you should join immediately, it's free. LINK
Part of the brilliance of The White Stripes’ hit 2003 single “Seven Nation Army” is its sheer simplicity. The seven-note bass line is memorable enough and repeatable enough that it’s essentially eclipsed the rest of the song in terms...Show More Summary