Bunker Bust A New York striper hooked in a bait pod. Photo by Bill Lindner In spring, coastal striped bass gorge on menhaden—a.k.a. bunker. In freshwater, landlocked stripers chow down on gizzard shad. Both of these baitfish can measure up to 14 inches, which means they’re not likely to get eaten by a small bass. Show More Summary
Charles Witek explains why NOAA's recent proposal to open federal waters to redfish harvest could impact striped bass. LINK (via: One Angler's Voyage)
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Recovering service men and women take part in America's oldest fishing tournament, the Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby. Climb aboard and experience the "thrill of the catch" with these wounded warriors. LINK
Some people jump out of airplanes or go rock climbing for an exhilarating time. For me, it's chasing striped bass--big, powerful, and beautiful. I always feel a rush of excitement as my fishing line goes screaming off the reel once a...Show More Summary
"A good gamefish is too valuable to be caught only once." - Lee Wulff When the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission put forth striped bass management proposals based on declining stocks, anglers came out overwhelmingly in favor...Show More Summary
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
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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Tomatoes are finally here, striped bass are running, and many are heading out to the Hamptons to catch those final weeks of summer. Getting a table can be challenging, and it's worth planning ahead. So whether in search of...