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‘Yo-yo’ rigs are ruled OK

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Capt. Al Anderson’s latest book, “Island Stripers,” is the result of countless hours of charter fishing at Block Island.

Last week, the Striped Bass Advisory Panel of the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council voted not to recommend a ban on a certain type of “yo-yo” fishing rigs. Lead “yo-yo” rigs are used by some commercial and recreational rod and reel fisherman. The practice of yo-yoing involves inserting a lead weight into a dead bait […]

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