Category Archives: Environment

Cape Cod Canal Closed to Commercial Striped Bass Fishing

Well this is great news . The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries has closed the canal to commercial striper fishing. The canal had become a killing ground. Tip of the hat to the Marine Division for recognizing the problem and … Continue reading

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Has the Spring Migration of Stripers Shifted Eastward?

Hey got a thought for you. Is it based on rock solid, irrefutable, undeniable scientific information? Hell no. It is based only on observation and experience. But if you’re still willing to listen, read on. I hope I’m wrong about … Continue reading

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Seabirds by Peter Harrison

Seabirds by Peter Harrison:  Many years ago I did a lecture in Ramsey Outdoors, down in Paramus. Afterwards while heading to the car, I spied this chunky paperback on the store shelf. A quick peruse was all it took for … Continue reading

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The Waters off New England are Warming Fast

Here’s a quote fresh in from cyber. “….scientists fear the Northeast is the fastest-warming region in the USA. Scientists point to warming waters as a reason why the Northeast is getting warmer, especially along the coast.” Check out this chart. … Continue reading

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Stripers on Topwater

Stripers on Topwater Here in Long Island Sound we have been beset with a slew of wind. My son got out a few days ago, however, and found striped bass on the ebb. He tells me it was mainly topwater … Continue reading

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