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On the seventh day, there were stripers

I had checked this beach on six consecutive days, watching the fall bounty of peanut bunker stack up in the bubble weed and the seabirds meander along the shoreline, picking at shells and eelgrass. Three of the six days, I found fish—micro stripers gliding through the shallows chasing singular baitfish and shrimp. On the other […]

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Weekend Warrior: This feels like the beginning of something

The first verse of striper season begins with silence and a subtle, increasing hum. Then, two words whispered through trusted circles of fishing buddies, shared on fishtagram pages and across fishing forums threads: they’re here. The stripers are here. How long have we waited to hear or utter those two words? How many cold nights […]

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