25 June 2021

• Yellowtail Snapper


Haven't heard of any of these being caught in Long Island Sound...yet.

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18 June 2021

• Catching Big Striped Bass


“All morning we found bass busting and feeding in bait pods. But we missed several fish when the boys pulled the trigger too quickly…

“When a bass picks up the bait, you have to be patient before you set the hook….”

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

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12 June 2021

• Quick Striped Bass Recipe


“Sweat Shaved Garlic in Olive Oil. Take Off heat, then deglaze with Vinegar…

“Add Beans, Cherry Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Cucumber and Season with Lemon Juice and Zest, and Salt to Taste. Toss in Cilantro right before Plating.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: Connecticut News 12

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10 June 2021

• Striper Strategies


“Snag the live bait with a weighted treble hook, hook the bait through the bridge of the nose (circle hooks required by regulations), find a school of fish and put the live menhaden into the school of bait and let it swim…

“You can anchor (and chum); drift fish or fish the moving bait schools with chunks (cut-up Atlantic menhaden), too. Some anglers use a weight slide to get the bait down to the striped bass.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: Providence Journal

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09 June 2021

• New England Striped Bass


“Among the many species I’ve pursued around the globe, striped bass still hold top ranking on my list…

“…and my favorite place to engage with this rugged fish is in the clear shallows of New England.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: SportFishingMagazine

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02 June 2021

• Reminder: Circle Hooks Required…


“Circle Hooks Required for Striped Bass…


“Effective December 1, 2020 it is mandatory to use inline circle hooks whenever fishing with bait (live, dead, or cut) for Striped Bass.…”

NOTE: "Inline" means the part of the hook with the barb must be in line with the shank of the hook and not offset to the side.

Please visit this link to read the full article: CTDEEP

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01 June 2021

• EPA Claims L. I. Sound Getting Cleaner


“As summer approaches, EPA officials are highlighting water quality improvements in Long Island Sound resulting from almost 50 million pounds of nitrogen pollution kept out of the Sound each year. A peer-reviewed study from the University of Connecticut published earlier this year showed that improved water quality can be attributed to successful programs in Connecticut and New York to upgrade wastewater treatment plants to remove nitrogen before treated sewage is discharged into the Sound...

“These two state-led programs have reduced millions of pounds of nitrogen pollution from being discharged into Long Island Sound, which has led to increased oxygen concentrations in the Sound in the summer months and, as a result, improved ecological conditions for fish and other organisms.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: EPA.gov

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