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In this month’s issue of Fly Fishing in Salt Water magazine, Connecticut resident and saltwater fly fishing pioneer Lou Tabory examines why striped bass are in decline, according to an article on

Tabory says a decline that began in 2005 has stuck, and striper fishing in the Northeast has been greatly diminished. He says the outer beaches of Cape Cod and the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard have been particularly hard hit, with the situation there worsened by an influx of federally protected seals.

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