North & South Rivers Watershed Association

Reeling in Striped Bass: Conserving this Historic and Economically Vital Fish

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 7:00 pm–8:30 pm
South Shore Natural Science Center

Part of our Free WaterWatch Lecture Series.
Gary Nelson, MA Division of Marine Fisheries; Department of Environmental Conservation at UMASS Amherst

For fishing enthusiasts, the spring migration of striped bass is a welcome sign that winter might be in the rear view mirror. A prized catch in annual derbies and tournaments, the striped bass’ history and economic importance in Massachusetts dates back to 1620. Hear about this history, the current status and trends in striped bass stocks, in addition to the conservation measures being taken to protect them for future generations.


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