Commercial striper season opened Sunday with ground to make up – I heard there was some cheating going on to make up some of that ground!

Only licensed fishermen and dealers may sell striped bass, subject to strict reporting requirements. Restaurants may buy bass only from licensed [email protected]

A reliable source was fishing off of Chatham yesterday.  He caught his five fish in short order then spent the whole day, watching the shenanigans of a bunch of guy’s going in and out, making  multiple trips. He say’s it will the shortest season ever since the fishery reopened.