Managing the “food ” for gamefish

Rhody Members and Friends,

Now that we’ve made some changes to the regulations on the ‘taking’ of striped bass, here

is the next big challenge to help our fisheries recover.

An interesting article is listed below. You don’t need to go to this meeting but this is just some ‘food for thought’ on where the next challenge lies.
All of Rhode Island fishermen should realize that one of the main reasons for the absence of catchable fish coming into Narragansett Bay and Rhode Island sound, is the lack of bait or forage fish for stripers and other game fish.
It time to take a real look at the managing of this forage fish. Read the article below.