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for Wildlife in North Carolina Vol. 54 Issue 9, Sept 1990
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The Roanoke River is the major spawning ground for striped bass. Since the 1970s, the population has been plummeting. To help in the recovery effort, the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission stopped striped bass fishing in the Roanoke from the spring of 1990 until January 1991. Striped bass fishing will still be allowed, but on a catch-and-release basis. The authors include guidelines to follow to make certain the released stripers survive.
In 1907, John McNeill called the Lumbee (Lumber) River \"a tortuous, delicious flirt,\" a description that still fits today.