31 March 2021

• Maryland Will Shut Down All Striper Fishing in July


“This year will be a split season, closing Maryland waters to all striper fishing July 16–31. No private anglers or charter boat guests and crews may target striped bass, even catch-and-release, during those two weeks…

“DNR designed this seasonal closure to avoid the period when water quality and high temperatures are most stressful and harmful to striped bass in the upper Bay….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: ChesapeakeBayMagazine.com

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29 March 2021

• “A brief history of Long Island Sound, Part 1”


“In geological terms Long Island and the Long Island Sound are new kids on the block, both having been formed by the retreat of the ice age glaciers about 10,000–15,000 years ago…

“The Sound was not as we know it today, having gone through several transformations. First, there was a lake….”








Please visit this link to read the full article: TheIslandNow.com

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26 March 2021

• “Best Circle Hook Rigs for Striped Bass”


“This year, Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission rules require anglers to use non-offset circle hooks when fishing bait for striped bass...

“Stock assessments show that stripers are overfished and experiencing overfishing. Circle hooks reduce release mortality.…”








Please visit this link to read the full article: SportFishingMag.com

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22 March 2021

• No Keeping Stripers for the Next 10 Years?


“In the last 40 years, striped bass have gone from nearly extinct to relatively abundant along the East Coast. Now it seems the tides are turning once again, and stripers are becoming scarcer than they were around recent peaks in the early 2000s.…

“Stripers Forever, a Maine-based organization of recreational anglers that advocate catch and release, has recently made a push for a 10-year moratorium on striped bass harvest for both commercial and recreational anglers….”

Please visit this link to read the full article: Field and Stream

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17 March 2021

• “6 Things Salt Water Fly Anglers Can Learn from Plug Fishermen”


“When fishing with a surfcaster, a fly angler’s limits are obvious. You can’t cast as far, especially with the wind in your face. You can’t cast as much weight either. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn from that surfcaster....

“’You’re making your flies way too complicated….

"Stripers are dumb, especially at night….

"You don’t need tapered leaders and you don’t need fluorocarbon.’”

Please visit this link to read the full article: Field and Stream

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