Proposed bill to remove limits on striped bass pitting fishermen against farmers
Sturmer White, an 80-year-old fisherman, holds up a 14-pound striped bass he caught on the south side of Little Mandeville Island in the Delta. Proposed legislation could lift regulations on striped bass. (Courtesy photograph)
Posted: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 10:00 pm
Striped bass have been swimming in the Delta since they were
introduced in California in the 1870s.
They've become a staple in the local fishing economy. Aggressive
and weighing up to 60 pounds, they are one of fishermen's favorite
catches - not only to reel in, but to eat as well.
Wednesday, April 22, 2009 10:00 pm.