People are catching stripers right now, that’s documented. Also documented is what anglers out almost every day are seeing–and not seeing.
Here’s a post from the Chesapeake Bay Foundation about how oxygen depletion is affecting striped bass.
Here’s another from Reel-Time where Capt. John McMurray details who’s really killing all the bass.
Here’s a follow up from McMurray on why we should eat bluefish not bass.
Here’s a post about how recreational anglers have lost the high ground.
But maybe, for now, let ’em all go.