In Photos: NYC Striper Hunt

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Rachel Olander
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Circle hooks not only offer secure hookups and easy release, but also allow reels to be fished in gear, keeping baits in place in strong currents.Rachel Olander
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The East River offers very reliable striper action when tidal currents aren’t too strong. The waters around New York are a nexus of bass migration routes.Rachel Olander
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Rachel Olander
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Rachel Olander