An algae bloom in Florida’s Lake Okeechobee has been captured by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on the Landsat 8 satellite. “The conditions that gave rise to the bloom have persisted into July, and have been blamed for affecting water quality downstream all the … more ?
Nathan Hopson spotted these signs in Pittsburgh: The other translations, though minimal, are not wrong, but the third one from the left picked the incorrect meaning for "bass" in Chinese: d?y?n ?? ("low [register male singing] voice; bass") The fish would be: lú ? or lúyú ?? ("bass; common perch") More specifically: yínhu? lúyú ???? […]
I'm an occasional fisherman and, while I'm far from an angling expert, I do know a few things about technique when it comes to catching certain varieties of fish. One particular type I've gotten pretty good with are striped bass. They're...Show More Summary
A grilled whole fish is always a showstopper, and it’s not at all as hard to prepare as it looks. This recipe, from chef and angler Ford Fry, is perfect for saltwater species like snapper, grouper, or striped bass—but there’s no reason why a 2-pound lunker largemouth couldn’t be subbed in with crowd-pleasing results. Ingredients 2 lb. Show More Summary
Every spring, anglers from Virginia to Maine await the return of migratory striped bass. And in every state, there is always that one place where it seems the action kicks off. For New Jersey anglers, that spot is Raritan Bay. Tucked...Show More Summary
"Clearly striper fishing is going to go through some tough times over the next few years."
I’ve known people to lose their jobs, their friends, even their marriages over the pursuit of striped bass. It’s that dead serious of a fishery along the East Coast, especially during the magic “Spring Run” months of April through July when the migratory movement of bass heads back northward. Show More Summary
We bet you know the heartache of dropping a huge striped bass. Truth is, it’s often your own fault. From proper prep work to fight techniques to end-game insurance, these tips from a pro will keep you from feeling that sting ever again. Expert:...Show More Summary
Striped bass fishing is allowed in state waters but banned in the federal area, and Rep. Lee Zeldin of New York says he wants to restore local control and common sense to fishery management. Recreational anglers who catch striped bass...Show More Summary
San Francisco musician Jordan B. Wilson (aka “The Lone Sound Ranger”) sings, plays guitar, keyboard, bass, and an entire set of drums. His blues/garage sound is reminiscent of The White Stripes – and he plays drums better with his feet than Meg White did with her hands.
Yass!! Meghan Trainor looks fabulous stepping out for the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday night! The All About That Bass singer arrived on the red carpet in a little black dress with gold stripes, and she was really showing off her curves! We love it! Meghan also accessorized the flawless outfit with metallic heels, a gold [...]
I’ve probably caught 10,000 striped bass in my lifetime, and I’ve released a good 99.5 percent of them. Not because I had to, but because I wanted to. I’m in it for the stalk, the hunt, the fight, the fooling of the fish, and everything coming together. Show More Summary
Illustration by Tim McDonagh Striped bass don’t often hit a slow-moving needlefish plug very hard. The strike feels more like the soft tap of a panfish rather than an attack from one of the Northeast’s most powerful gamefish. So asShow More Summary
The Delaware state record, photograph courtesy of Lewes Harbour Marina A legendary fall run of striped bass and bluefish—the likes of which anglers have not seen in years—is underway off the coasts of New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. Show More Summary
I am planning to make an independent film, and I need financial backers. Auditions for lead roles and supporting cast members begin Sunday, the start of the 70th Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby. The title of the film is “Dr. Jekyll and Albie Fisherman Mr. Hyde." LINK (via:MV Times)
In just a few more weeks, the first fish from New England will begin to appear in the waters off eastern Long Island. And as soon as they do, the stories will start of hundreds of stripers floating dead on the surface, victims of trawlers that couldn’t, or couldn’t bother, to rein in their bycatch. LINK (via: One Angler's Voyage)
striper1.jpg In mid-August, Elias Vaisberg hooked a 51-inch striped bass during New England Kayak Fishing’s Massachusetts Bay Striper Shootout. In a 12-foot Hobie Outback kayak, Vaisberg braved an incoming thunderstorm to land the fish, which earned him first place in the open division of the catch-and-release Boston tournament. Show More Summary
Hybrid striped bass go by many nicknames (rockets, wipers, sunshines bass), but what anglers love most about this white bass/striped bass mixed breed are the pounding strikes and line-ripping runs. Hybrids will mercilessly punish herring...Show More Summary
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What happens when the world's largest migration intersects with a thousand miles of passionate, sleep deprived anglers? This multi-year odyssey following the Striped Bass, logs the mayhem of the striped bass migration,and shows the challenge of finding a fish that can appear anywhere from the Chesapeake Bay to Portland Maine. Show More Summary