09 November 2013

• ASMFC: No Reduction in Striped Bass Fishing Mortality in 2014,

“To greatly simplify the main points of the stock assessment, it indicates that, although the stock is still not considered overfished, nor is overfishing technically occurring, the spawning stock biomass (SSB) has continuously declined since 2004.

”Certainly, given what we’ve just about all seen on the water, this should come as no surprise. Yet, according to the assessment, spawning stock biomass is estimated to be above the threshold for management action…”

Read the full article at this link: Reel-Time.com

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