Becky Heuss: (603) 868-1095
Jay Martin: (603) 271-3211
November 2, 2018
DURHAM, NH — The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is asking anglers who fished for striped bass in New Hampshire’s coastal waters this year to report their catch and effort online at www.fishnh.com/surveys/striped-bass.html. You’ll be helping marine biologists manage these popular sport fish, and you could win a prize just for taking part in the survey effort.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Marine Fisheries Division has conducted an annual Striped Bass Volunteer Angler Survey since 1993. Each year, volunteers of all experience levels complete logbooks documenting information about their striped bass fishing trips in New Hampshire’s coastal waters.
Anglers who fished for striped bass are asked to provide information on their trips, including catch, effort, and striped bass lengths. By collecting and recording the lengths of released fish, this survey provides a more complete picture of the fishery in New Hampshire than general fishing surveys Fish and Game conducts each year.
Anglers who take part are entered into a drawing for prizes donated by the Coastal Conservation Association of New Hampshire (CCA-NH) and Kittery Trading Post to encourage participation in this voluntary survey.
For other reporting options or for more information about the program, call Becky Heuss at (603) 868-1095 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Striped bass surveys in New Hampshire are funded in part by the federal Sport Fish Restoration Program.