Ted Williams's Blog Archive May, 2012

Sportfishing club supports action to save striped bass

The Cape Cod Salties Sportfishing Club is disappointed appropriate steps have not been taken to protect the striped bass population and the consumers who eat them.

In response to the lack of action by the state Legislature and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, the following motion was made and passed at a recent meeting:

The members of the Cape Cod Salties believe that the population of striped bass is in serious decline. This belief is supported by statistics disclosed by government agencies that indicate the recreation catch of striped bass has declined by more than 80 percent over the past several years.