Striped Bass is an anadromous species that supports substantial recreational fishing in the Connecticut River downstream of the Holyoke Dam; commercial fishing, however, is not permitted near the dam. This species is native to Atlantic coastal waters from the Maritimes to the southeastern United States. Major spawning areas include the Hudson River and tributaries to Chesapeake Bay, however, spawning has not been documented in the Connecticut River.
Greg Myerson caught a big fish four years ago that literally changed his life. The fish was an He has broad shoulders, a reddish beard and mustache, and an outsize personality.
The fishing community is in a frenzy as a flurry of reports came in yesterday that a world-record striped bass had been caught on Long Island Sound. The catch, reportedly caught by North Branford resident Greg Myerson, tipped the scales at If confirmed, that beats the existing record of 78 pounds 8 ounces, which was set by Al McReynolds on Sept.
Connecticut's rivers and saltwater beaches offer some of the best summertime striper fishing in the Northeast. Don't miss out on this great opportunity! And the favorite summertime quarry in the Sound is striped bass.
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Monday dawned bright and beautiful. A new month. Spring-like temperatures and the official start to winter flounder and blackfish seasons.
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Striped Bass Fly Fishing Video. Last week, I had the best saltwater Striper fly fishing trips of my life. Any salt water fly fisherman on the east coast knows that big bait means big fish.