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Pledge is an interim
step that we are proposing to help reduce fish mortality. While catch and release is always preferred, the pledge is simple...in situations when you do not practice catch and release, you pledge to only take one fish per day at no less than 32". The [email protected]
Pledge applies to striped bass caught from the surf or shore, on private boats, and party boats.
We are hopeful that the Pledge can help to rebuild the striped bass biomass, one angler at a time, as we wait for the ASMFC to act.
We encourage you to share your Pledge with others via conversations, social media or other avenues. This grassroots movement will not only help striped bass, but will also serve as a “wake-up call” to the ASMFC that we are serious stewards of the resource. Please consider taking the Pledge here: