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Tag: East Coast

Beating the Winter Blues: North Carolina’s Neuse River

THERE ARE MANY famed striper locations along the East Coast. From Montauk to the Outer Banks, fly anglers chase line-siders throughout the fall and into winter. To make things even more challenging, fly fishing for oceanic striped bass can be a difficult when inclement weather hits the coast. Just inland in the Carolinas lives a different breed of stripers...

How Many Menhaden Do We Really Need? Part Two

For well over a century, commercial and recreational anglers have argued about menhaden harvesting. In the past few decades, however, conservationists—who may or may not be anglers—have also entered the fray, advocating for tighter controls on harvesting. The battle lines have been drawn between conservationists and recreational anglers on the one hand...

Review: "The Blitz: Fly Fishing the Atlantic Migration"

A WWII-BUFF FRIEND of mine, who doesn’t fish, bought this book sight unseen and was disappointed to discover that it doesn’t even mention the Luftwaffe’s 1940-1941 bombing of Britain. I had the benefit of reading the subtitle, so I was pretty sure that it wasn’t going to be a history of the WWII Blitz or, for that matter, a nostalgic nod to the...