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New York Striped Bass Season Opens Today!!

April 15th is a date that is very dear to Long Island saltwater anglers. This date signifies the opening of the Marine District Striped Bass season!! Long Island endured a very tough winter this year with a seemingly endless line of snowstorms
By |April 15th, 2011|Announcements, Fishing News|Comments Off on New York Striped Bass Season Opens Today!!

Fishing Line That Keeps on Catching

In a recent post I discussed re-spooling all my reels with new line for the upcoming season. Today I came across a post on a favorite forum of mine discussing the need to responsibly and properly dispose of our OLD fishing line. The post included an image showing a dead osprey hanging
By |March 7th, 2011|Fisheries, General Discussion|Comments Off on Fishing Line That Keeps on Catching

NY Sportfishing Federation Fishing Show

I paid my annual visit to the New York Sportfishing Federations Fishing Show and Auction in Freeport today. I had hoped to take a shot at some of the white perch in the south shore tidal creeks but 45 knot NW gale conditions quickly changed my mind. As it turns out the wind was a blessing in disguise
By |February 20th, 2011|Fishing News, General Discussion|Comments Off on NY Sportfishing Federation Fishing Show

IGFA All Tackle Length Records and Concerns

There is a lot of buzz going around over the recent announcement by the IGFA (International Game Fish Association) regarding a new category for All Tackle Length Records. This essentially amounts to Catch and Release World Records. With so many anglers currently practicing catch and release this sounded like a very nice idea when I first heard of it.
By |January 19th, 2011|Fishing News, General Discussion|Comments Off on IGFA All Tackle Length Records and Concerns

Coast Guard Plan Against Poaching Striped Bass

There has been a lot of noise in recent years about the striped bass population in the EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone) being targetted illegally. From the sounds
By |December 31st, 2010|Fisheries, Fishing News|Comments Off on Coast Guard Plan Against Poaching Striped Bass

National Saltwater Angler Registry Impacts to NY Anglers

There is some confusion circulating around between the NY State Marine Fishing License and the National Saltwater Angler Registry. The Federal Government has mandated all saltwater anglers be listed in a National Registry.
By |December 28th, 2010|Fisheries, Fishing News|Comments Off on National Saltwater Angler Registry Impacts to NY Anglers