Striped Bass Recovery Debate Divides Fishermen - 27 East

Striped Bass Recovery Debate Divides Fishermen

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Carl Forsberg aboard the Viking Starship.

Carl Forsberg aboard the Viking Starship.

Striped bass fishermen are debating how best to reduce the number of fish they kill each year to help the species rebuild.

Striped bass fishermen are debating how best to reduce the number of fish they kill each year to help the species rebuild.

Striped bass fishermen are debating how best to reduce the number of fish they kill each year to help the species rebuild.

Striped bass fishermen are debating how best to reduce the number of fish they kill each year to help the species rebuild.

Bryce Poyer, co-owner of White Water Outfitters, in his shop in Hampton Bays.    DANA SHAW

Bryce Poyer, co-owner of White Water Outfitters, in his shop in Hampton Bays. DANA SHAW

authorMichael Wright on Sep 9, 2019
A roiling debate over how to reduce the annual harvest of striped bass along the Atlantic seaboard to allow the species to recover from years of overfishing has pitted the... more

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