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27Speaks: Gone Fishin’ or Fishin’ Gone?: New Striped Bass Catch Restrictions

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27Speaks on Jun 8, 2023

Local government officials recently joined East End charter boat captains in voicing objections to a decision by federal fisheries managers to impose strict new limits on the harvesting of striped bass. It’s a move the fishermen say will hamstring their business and is counterproductive to conservation goals. This week, senior reporter Michael Wright joins the editors in a discussion of the new federal limits on striped bass and the reasoning behind them.

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