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 bass caught in Maine waters.
We are looking for anglers — and guides and captains — from Boothbay to Kittery to email photos of stripers with special down-loadable data cards in place (see links below) to the fishery scientists at GMRI. The information developed from your photos could lead to better management of Maine’s striped bass resource.
To encourage your participation in SAS in the upcoming fishing season, CCA-Maine will be awarding more than $2,500 in prizes donated by L.L.Bean! Prize categories:
* First post of the month
* Biggest fish of the month
* Biggest young angler fish of the month (include age of fisherman on SAS Data Card)
* Most photos posted for the month
Entries can be submitted starting in May. Prizes will be awarded during the season and the winners will be announced on the CCA-Maine website.
Click on the links below for more information on how to participate.
*Download SAS Data Cards
For more information, please contact either: