rockfish
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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 […]

THE 2019 NORTHEAST STRIPED BASS STUDY
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THE 2019 NORTHEAST STRIPED BASS STUDY

Help us fund this groundbreaking research project to better understand Atlantic Striped Bass. Our mission is to support the sport fishing industry and overall fishing community while producing valuable data to marine science research. Gray […]

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 […]

Speckled Trout Numbers Down In Louisiana
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Speckled Trout Numbers Down In Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is reassessing the state’s stock of speckled trout. An earlier preliminary, but incomplete draft indicated that the stock was overfished and landings had decreased to their lowest levels […]

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

The Texas Rig, Reimagined for Redfish

The possibilities make casting arms twitch with confidence: a snag-shedding jighead with built-in articulation and action. Z-Man Fishing, known for its patented ChatterBait® bladed jigs and next-generation ElaZtech softbaits, has in recent years also become […]

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 […]

CCA Boat Raffles
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CCA Boat Raffles

Pathfinder, the Official Bay Boat of CCA Florida, has donated another brand new Pathfinder 2200TRS, complete with a 150HP Yamaha motor and aluminum AmeraTrail trailer! Winner will receive a Pathfinder 2200TRS complete with a 150 […]

LIVETARGET Rocks the Mullet
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LIVETARGET Rocks the Mullet

Question: What do ‘80s-era rock ‘n’ rollers and saltwater predators have in common? Answer: They both love the mullet. Of course, the former is a dated hair style, and the latter is a gaggle of […]

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 […]

Inshore

Technology used to research and monitor red tide

Scientists at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Fish and Wildlife Research Institute provided updates, demonstrated technology used to research and monitor naturally-occurring red tide, and highlighted the innovative public-private partnerships that support […]

The LIVETARGET Croaker Swimbait
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The LIVETARGET Croaker Swimbait

The croaker is one of the most abundant fishes in the coastal waters of North America. Owing its name to the loud “croaking” sound it produces by contracting muscles attached to its air bladder, small […]

Hydro Minnow LC Was Debuted At ICAST
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Hydro Minnow LC Was Debuted At ICAST

This new minnow style bait has been designed to cast long distances and perform well even under the harshest of conditions. The Hydro Minnow LC will be available in two different sizes: 6” and 6-3/4” […]

Inshore

Menhaden Fight Brewing In The Bay

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission warned Virginia in May that the state could soon face action for failing to adopt new menhaden harvest limits established late last year — a process that could lead […]

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Healthy
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Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Healthy

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today released the results of the 2018 Blue Crab Winter Dredge Survey, which shows that the population of blue crabs remains healthy and sustainable. While this year’s cold weather and ice […]

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Stripers Forever Release A Breeder Program

Stripers Forever announces the official start of the 5th season of our Release A Breeder Program.   Actively supported by progressive, fishing industry conservation partners Cheeky Fishing, Wingo Belts, Thomas and Thomas fly rods, and new […]

Stripers Forever Survey Results
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Stripers Forever Survey Results

The results of the Stripers Forever 2017 Annual Fishing Survey are finalized. In 2016 we received 504 responses to our annual survey.  This year’s survey has again produced a good representative sampling of sentiments from […]

Inshore

Red Tide Getting Worse

A patchy bloom of the Florida red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists in Southwest Florida. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations in one sample collected from Pinellas County, background concentrations in […]