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Snap-a-Striper Party

The good folks at Oxbow Blending & Bottling in Portland are hosting a fund raiser on Thursday, January 24 in support of Snap-a-Striper, the collaborative effort by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and CCA-Maine to collect and analyze valuable … Continue reading

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Circle Hooks

The Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) is proposing to remove its requirement for the use of non-offset circle hooks when fishing for striped bass (and bluefish) with live or dead bait in Maine waters. To read DMR’s rule-making proposal, … Continue reading

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2018 Snap-a-Striper Results

One happy dude — James Vella, age 10, with his 28-inch striper Hello Snap-A-Striper community! Fishing for striped bass was pretty good along much of the Maine coast this past season and that angling success has added up to another … Continue reading

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2018 Snap-a-Striper

Watch video The Coastal Conservation Association-Maine (CCA-Maine) and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) are continuing to collaborate on a data collection program called “Snap-A-Striper,” aimed at compiling photos of live release and legally harvested striped bass caught in … Continue reading

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2017 Snap-a-Striper – June Results

Hello Snap-A-Striper community! Thanks to all who have participated in this year’s striped bass data collection program. To reward anglers for helping to make this important fishery research program a success, CCA-Maine is awarding gift certificates from their supporters at … Continue reading

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Snap a Striper 2017

Looking for Anglers! The Coastal Conservation Association-Maine (CCA-Maine) and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) are collaborating on an ongoing data collection program called “Snap-A-Striper,” aimed at compiling photos and valuable information from live release and legally kept striped … Continue reading

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2016 Snap-A-Striper Results

Snap-A-Striper, the data collection research program on which CCA-Maine and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) are collaborating, compiles detailed information on striped bass caught in Maine waters. The 2016 season is winding down and a good catching season … Continue reading

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We are Catching Stripers!

Hello Snap-A-Striper community! Thanks to all who participated in this striped bass data collection program for the month of July. CCA-Maine is awarding some great prizes donated by L.L. Bean to the following anglers and captains: Winners for the month … Continue reading

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Hello Snap-a-Striper Community! We are very excited to share the news that Snap-a-Striper program was recently profiled on Bill Green’s Maine! Watch the television segment here! GMRI scientists Lisa Kerr and Zach Whitener went out with Capt. Carle Hildreth (an … Continue reading

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Snap a Striper 2016

Looking for Anglers! The Coastal Conservation Association-Maine (CCA-Maine) and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) are collaborating on an ongoing data collection program called “Snap-A-Striper,” aimed at compiling photos and valuable information from live release and legally kept striped … Continue reading

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