Former Fly Rod & Reel editor Joe Healy displays a nice fly-caught striper. Unfortunately, a recent survey points to a marked decline in the size and number of stripers.
Photo by Tom Rosenbauer
The conservation organization Stripers Forever has released the 2010 results of its annual fishing survey, and things don’t look so good. A record 73% of anglers indicated that the quality of fishing for stripers was worse or much worse than the previous year. In 2003, this number was just 33%. You can read the whole summary and see the data on the survey results page.
If you’re heading to a bonefish destination this winter, makes sure all your casting chops are well honed. The Deneki Outdoors blog offers their Top 3 tips
for casting on the flats.
Over on the Yak Angler a user tests the Orvis iPhone App and finds much to like about it, calling the app “a fishing instructor in your pocket.”