Bass fishing at it's finest .Saturday my son and went bass fishing on the Shubie River .We released 14 bass lost a few and ladded 1 keeper 28 inches long .The legal size is 26.8 inches .Super is going to be good tonight
It is good fishing here. I have in-laws in Annapolis Royal and the stripers are thick by the tidal power plant. We have a good run of very large pollock (Boston Bluefish) some over the 20 lb mark that make up some great action as well.
I realize this a hunting fourm .Maybe I shouldn't have put stripped bass on here I just figured it's part of the outdoors .Anyway here is a little more gossip I heard around the 15th of may while talking to the fishery officer .He told me they are trying to get the stripped bass on the endangered speices list .He told me there was 3 rivers with strippers and now the Stewiac is the only one left .Maybe next year there may not be any fishing strippers .Has anyone else heard anything about this ?
I haven't heard that. I know the Annapolis River is still very abundant with strippers and anglers. The regulations are getting tighter each year so who knows... maybe they will start protecting them. The long time anglers I have talked to say the catch is down from years past but not too bad overall.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...