Latest Striped bass fishing Stories

2008-09-28 15:00:21

Wildlife biologist Brian Tefft, founding chairman of the West Greenwich Land Trust, is scheduled to lead a nature walk next Sunday as part of Celebrate West Greenwich Day. The event will start at 1 p.m. at Hidden Meadow Farm, 120 Breakheart Hill Rd. in West Greenwich. The land trust has three land holdings of its own. The group worked with the town, the Nature Conservancy and the state Department of Environmental Management to acquire Tillinghast Pond and the land around it to become a...

2008-08-26 21:00:20

By Capt. Jim Johnson Nassau County anglers will have to contend this weekend with high seas, super high tides and extreme muddy water due to the after- effects of Tropical Storm Fay. Hopefully, you or your boat did not experience any wind damage due to Fay. For the offshore anglers, once the seas calm and the water clarity clears, you can expect excellent fishing. The water temperature should be back to normal for this time of year and the bait should return after a few days to enhance...

2008-08-01 15:00:28

By Christian Berg, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Aug. 1--Today marks the debut of a new format for the fishing report, which is now a two-part feature available both in the paper and on The Morning Call's Web site. Each week, I'll give Lehigh Valley fishermen a summary of the region's best bets in print, along with timely news and notes about the angling scene. The popular local fishing summaries from our freshwater and saltwater tackle shop reporters will continue to be available...

2008-07-21 15:00:35

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF BANGOR - A coalition of organizations and businesses will hold a festival on the Penobscot River this weekend to celebrate sea-run fish and raise awareness about efforts to improve the health of the river. The Penobscot River Revival, which will be held on the downtown waterfront, is the culminating event of the first striped bass fishing tournament on the Penobscot. The fishing tournament has been running since June 21 and wraps up on July 26. The...

2008-07-05 06:00:12

By Steve Grant, The Hartford Courant, Conn. Jul. 5--On a late spring evening with the sun setting, the mouth of the Connecticut River was sprinkled with powerboats and kayaks from Old Saybrook to Old Lyme, most everybody fishing. They were after striped bass -- big ones. Herring and alewives were returning to the sea after spawning. The stripers -- and the anglers -- were waiting, among them Scott Karsten of Glastonbury, a lawyer, and Dixon M. Merkt of Lyme, a guide who was fishing...

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