Circle hooks must be used in ocean waters when fishing for striped bass

Recreational anglers will be required to use circle hooks when fishing for striped bass with natural bait in coastal ocean waters beginning Jan. 1, 2021. The requirement pertains to all recreational fishing (including possession) using a hook and line with natural bait for striped bass. The circle hooks must be non-offset and made of a … Continue reading Circle hooks must be used in ocean waters when fishing for striped bass