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Utah’s Heather Litke’s Giant Striper

Remember the massive striped bass Heather Litke caught earlier this spring? It was just certified as Utah’s newest catch-and-release record. At 44.5 inches, this Lake Powell striper was the catch of a lifetime. Congrats, Heather! […]

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Reasonable restrictions help rockfish thrive

Free Lance-Star, in Fredericksburg reported first -AS ONE of the most important fisheries on the Atlantic coast, striped bass—or rockfish as they are also known—have been counted, studied and managed for decades. That history provides […]

Striped Bass Hit The Hudson
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Striped Bass Hit The Hudson

Striped bass recreational fishing has begun in the tidal Hudson River. These fish spend most of their time in coastal waters but return to the fresh water of the Hudson each spring to spawn. The […]

Inshore

Spring Striped Bass Tips

In Connecticut, we have striped bass year round. A large population overwinters in our rivers, but they aren’t always easy to catch. When the water is cold – anywhere from low thirties up into the […]

Inshore

Striper Spawnin’ and Stockin’

Let’s face it, while some fish species in the Commonwealth do a pretty good job of procreating (e.g., the ubiquitous panfish), others of our fishy friends can use some help in keeping their numbers up—or […]

Inshore

Striped Bass Still Threatened

Striped bass, one of the most prized species in the Chesapeake Bay and along the Atlantic Coast, are being overfished according to a new assessment of the stock’s health — a finding that will likely […]

Inshore

Striped Bass Reproduction Improving

This year’s heavy rainfall did not seem to hurt spawning striped bass, as scientists in both Maryland and Virginia reported that reproduction for the prized fish was bit above average. The reproduction success of striped […]

Chesapeake Bay Commercial Interests
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Chesapeake Bay Commercial Interests

Stripers Forever recently sent an Action Alert to its members warning that Chesapeake Bay commercial interests are again demanding higher kill limits on striped bass.  They want to roll back the modest conservations measures put […]

Help Fight Anti-Bass Movement in California
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Help Fight Anti-Bass Movement in California

A new proposal to liberalize limits on largemouth bass and striped bass in the California Delta is a misguided attempt to conceal real threats to salmon fisheries, said B.A.S.S. Conservation Director Gene Gilliland. Gilliland, a […]

Modernize management of Atlantic menhaden
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Modernize management of Atlantic menhaden

Fisheries managers for the Atlantic Coast states face an important decision May 5 about what’s sometimes called the most important fish in the sea: Atlantic menhaden. Officials could increase the allowable catch to appease the […]

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How to Clean Striped Bass Like a Pro

Make this great gamefish into great table fare. Striped bass are the most sought after gamefish on the East Coast. So many anglers fish for them, especially during the spring and fall migrations from their […]

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California Salmon need your help

Four years of drought have caused huge problems for California salmon runs. A new bill, looking to fix this situation, has been introduced in the U.S. Senate. However, it’s a “good news-bad news” situation. The […]

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Fishing News - Salt

Fish Track: How to Catch Migrating Stripers

The Northeast provides the ultimate striped bass habitat. The convergence of the warm Gulf Stream and the cool Labrador Current creates a uniquely fertile environment that sustains a large variety of baitfish both offshore and […]

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A Chance To Teach By Tim Moore

One of the greatest things about being a full-time fishing guide is when I get to teach new and prospective anglers. The New Hampshire Fish and Games’ Great Bay Discovery Center was recently awarded a […]

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Bass Fishing

Sizing Your Baits

As the fishing turns into summertime patterns, the need to size your baits properly will never be stronger. There is no doubt in my mind that we are trending toward a time of year that […]

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Stripers Forever 2014 Angling Survey

Striped bass fishermen have once again confirmed a significant decline in angling success all along the Atlantic Coast, according to the results of the 2014 Annual Fishing Survey conducted by Stripers Forever. “Nearly 90 percent […]

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Fishing News - Salt

Rocket Stripers and Hybrids

There is nothing that will stir the heart like the whine of a reel when a Striper or Hybrid Striper has taken your bait.  These striped rockets are the state’s greatest battler according to Steve […]

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Go Light for More Fight

The popularity of thin braided lines has resulted in anglers using line tests that far outstrip the fighting ability of many of the fish they catch. The simple fact that gel-spun braided lines offer all […]

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Hudson Watershed Enforcement Increased

A two-month-long enforcement initiative on the Hudson River and its tributaries resulted in the ticketing of more than 60 individuals for numerous fishing-related violations, NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Acting Regional Director Keith Goertz announced […]