Striped Bass Are Here Now, But The Future Is Dark - 27 East

Striped Bass Are Here Now, But The Future Is Dark

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Striped bass, like this nice

Striped bass, like this nice "keeper" caught by Carl Nigro in Shinnecock Inlet last spring, are abundant on the South Fork right now. But the stock is faltering and climate change is stacking the deck against a long-term recovery.

The blackfish bite is in full swing, as this nice 8-pounder decked by Kevin Dehler of Noyac attests.

The blackfish bite is in full swing, as this nice 8-pounder decked by Kevin Dehler of Noyac attests.

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In the Field

  • Publication: East Hampton Press
  • Published on: Nov 9, 2021
  • Columnist: Michael Wright
You may not know it judging by the numbers of striped bass that we have off our shores in the past week or so, but things are looking grimmer and... more

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