Known as "Every Man's Fish," the striped bass is an iconic fishing symbol from the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
However, populations are at historic lows. The short film here, produced by Simms Fishing Products, profiles some of the guides, anglers and policymakers who are working to conserve the striper fishery for generations to come.
One way you can do your part is by practicing sound catch-and-release techniques. Click here for tips on safely handling and releasing stripers.