TheDay.com: Striped bass is the Holy Grail of serious saltwater anglers in Connecticut, so it’s not surprising that many of those fishermen were incensed this month when conservation police arrested two men in Stonington and charged each with taking four more fish than allowed.
The daily creel limit, or take, is two fish per angler, and the twosome came ashore with a dozen striped bass, according to Col. Kyle Overturf, of the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s conservation police.
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Tom Richardson is the director and host of New England Boating. Before that he served as the editor of Northeast Boating from 2005 to 2009, and as managing editor of Salt Water Sportsman magazine from 1995 to 2004. He lives, boats and fishes in southeastern Massachusetts with his wife and three kids.