Posts Tagged 'sea bass'
State extends season for recreational black sea bass fishing
Rhode Island has extended the season and increased the possession limit for recreational black sea bass fishing. The state Department of Environmental Management says the changes reflect the “robust status of the black sea bass stock” in the northern Atlantic Ocean. The new rules add nine days to the beginning of the season. The agency is ending the fall closure period that was in place last year. Until Aug. 31, the possession limit remains at […]
Cast a line for striped bass and new fish stories
In the back seat of his car parked at Jones Beach, a man slept with his arms wrapped around a big striped bass. A few hours earlier, I had seen him at sunrise sitting on the sand, telling passing anglers that he had caught the bass in the middle of the night. What a prize. It must have been 40 pounds. When he dragged it by the gill to his car, the fish left a […]