Here’s what really happened at the ASMFC Meeting and what it means for 2020 Striper Regulations

*In depth summary of the meeting can be found here. Much of my info here came from Ken Perotte's piece. There's lots of confusion surrounding the decisions made by the ASMFC board at the meeting last night, and it all seems to be focused around two words: conservation equivalency. Regardless of this mysterious "conversation equivalency" …

North and South River Watershed Association Striper Tournament, Podcast

In this episode, I chat with Tad Beagley and Nick Vercollone of the North South River Watershed Association about the South Shore Striper Tournament happening this weekend (June 7th, 8th, 9th). This is an all catch and release tournament that supports the conservation efforts of the association. Registration is $70 per angler ($35 for children). …

Big OTW Striper Cup News: Caring for your catch, from catch to grill or release

On the Water announced yesterday that they are changing the structure of the long-running Striper Cup, eliminating all weigh-ins from the format. With this move, OTW will look to move toward a catch and release-focused tournament model. "There is not a single prize in the 2019 Striper Cup that requires an angler to keep a …