Went to check on rumors that the boys were getting stripers North & South of the Ossining area lets say so as not to Spot Burn the limited fishing spots that they already have, but it's true. I stayed and watched guys pull up some schoolies, just above 18" at least 5 of them, and i...
The fishing at the Forebay is a mere speck of what it used to be. The primary reason is due to over harvesting. There's LOTS of people that fish there for food. Heck I keep one or two from time to time as well.
Bottom line is that most people don't want to stick their neck out and expose...
January 10, 2011
In striped bass poaching cases, public help needed
Let's start with the technical part: A person is innocent until proven guilty.
Now let's move to the obvious. With some people and their track records, that gets to be a tough stretch...
Posted on Fri, Nov. 12, 2010
Pa. game warden slain; was probing poaching
Inquirer Staff Report
A Pennsylvania Game Commission officer investigating possible poaching was shot and killed late last night in what the commission says was the first slaying of an officer on duty in almost a...
NRP seized approximately 16,500 yards of illegally anchored gill (approximately 55 nets) and 3,200 lbs. of rockfish during the last week and half of February. The nets were seized as officers patrolled the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries in search of illegal poaching activity.
SUN CHRONICLE STAFF
Friday, August 13, 2010
REHOBOTH - A local man is accused by Rhode Island environmental officials of poaching striped bass and hiding the illegal catch in a hidden compartment of his boat.
Albert Reeves, 47, is charged by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental...
14. REVOCATION HEARINGS: Cases concerning revocation of permits and licenses, under the authority of Section 28.2-232 of the Code of Virginia and Chapter 4 VAC 20-252-10 et seq., "Pertaining to the Taking of Striped Bass." THE COMMISSION VOTED 8-0, WITH COMMISSIONER BOWMAN ABSENT, TO...
Maryland Natural Resources Police Officers Cpl. Roy Rafter and Officer David Rice unload 978 pounds of striped bass seized from an illegal anchor gill net in Chesapeake Bay, Kent County. (February 25, 2010)
Eight Rock Hall men were charged last week with rockfish poaching, the first arrests...
Reacting to a tip from a sportsman, Franklin County Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation officer Barry A. Leonard began an investigation that led to 23 charges being filed for unlawful taking or possession of deer. From one residence, WCO Leonard confiscated two...
Baltimore Sun - January 31 2009
Watermen charged in illegal striped bass sales
State and federal investigators have broken up a black market involving watermen and fish dealers who sold millions of dollars' worth of striped bass, illegally taken from the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River...
Here's something that everyone here who HATES poachers will enjoy. The Maine wardens do a fine job and deserve the credit.
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press Writer
Friday, December 8, 2006 03 47 PM
California game wardens arrested 12 people Friday for allegedly poaching striped bass, a widespread activity that officers said is contributing to an historic decline in the popular sport fish in the Sacramento-San...
Federal wildlife officers association.
Federal wildlife officers association.
Poacher phone numbers below state agencies.
Game Thief Violation
Good article in the Newburyport Dailey Times:
Cracking down on striped bass poaching
If the word "poachers" conjures up images of illegal hunting of lions and elephants on the African savanna, think again. There's poaching going on right here at the far end of the Merrimack Valley...
Like these poor fish need any more to worry about, poaching should be a harshly dealt with fine. We all know people who poach herring early in the season. When will we all realize how important these fish are to healthy striper fishing. I'm not a tree hugger, but if herring aren't around what do...