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Anglers’ Anger At Gillnets Hits A Peak

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Mark Borucke and Gaspa LaPiana show off their respective first place bluefish and striped bass from the Hampton Surf Club's fall

Mark Borucke and Gaspa LaPiana show off their respective first place bluefish and striped bass from the Hampton Surf Club's fall "Gathering of the Anglers" tournament.

Sloborino bluefish

Sloborino bluefish

 like this 21-pounder caught by Marek Janota

like this 21-pounder caught by Marek Janota

authorMichael Wright on Oct 18, 2016
I’ve rarely heard so much anger at gillnetters from the surf fishing community as I have this year. It comes up every October, when the gillnetters set to work along... more

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