20 March 2015

• Stripers in Decline – CT Cuts Stocking $ – How to Spool Fishing Line


• Stripers in Decline – States Cutting Limits


“Stripers, as they are often called, spawn in Chesapeake Bay and the Hudson River, then as summer approaches, they make their way northward along the coast in their hunt for prey. They usually arrive off Plum Island and Salisbury Beach in mid-May. The shores of Plum Island and the Merrimack River become crowded with fishermen.

”But along the East Coast last year, the catch was smaller than in previous years, according to the advocacy group Stripers Forever. Also, the fish that were caught were smaller in size….”

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• Connecticut Cutting Back $ for Stocking Programs


“Connecticut sportsmen are about to get hosed by the Governor’s budget for 2015! Governor Malloy’s budget calls for the closing of the Kensington Fish Hatchery and cutting the pheasant program by $8,000!

”When I first heard about this, I thought that it was just a rumor. Now I find that it really is in the 2015 budget…!”

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• Proper Spooling of Fishing Line


“…You now have a bird’s nest of epic proportions, requiring cutting off the mess, pulling out the loops and retying the lure. You curse the brand of line you bought.

:In all likelihood, it isn’t the line’s fault. Properly loading fishing line onto a spinning or baitcasting reel is a skill many anglers take for granted, but often do incorrectly…”

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