U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett sentenced William J. Lednum, age 41, of Tilghman Island, today to a year and a day in prison, followed by six months of home detention as part of three years of supervised release, for conspiring...Show More Summary
Humpback whales are the city's latest gentrifiers, moving into waterways previously only inhabited by striped bass and garbage. [ more › ]
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Charles Witek wishes that he didn't have to write his latest blog post, I wish I didn't have to read it. Striped bass fishermen are learning about the ASMFC’s version of bait-and-switch right now, and they’re learning the hard way. LINK (via: One Angler's Voyage)
The thresher shark is one of the species protected over the weekend. (Photo: Klaus Stiefel / Flickr Creative Commons) - The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission has put new fishing regulations in place for striped bass. Amid population...Show More Summary
Striped bass population takes a jump in Nova Scotia to the chagrin of salmon fishermen. LINK (via: Way Upstream)
They almost got it right. Charles Witek analyzes the recent AFSMFC vote on striped bass. LINK (via: One Angler's Voyage)
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Striped Bass Management Board will meet ten seven days from today. In roughly 240 hours, we’ll know whether managers have taken meaningful steps to conserve and hopefully restore theShow More Summary
Black sea bass, porgies, striped bass and bluefish continue to provide lots of action and good eating for metro area anglers.
One of the tastiest fishes that people like as game is bass. You may think that bass is just a large mouth fish, but in reality it has several varieties. The most commonly angled bass variant is olive green with stripes. There is also another variety that is silver in color. Show More Summary
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.