For challenge, excitement and beauty, it’s tough to beat striped bass in clear shallow water.
Striped bass are one of the most popular game fish targets for Northeast U.S. anglers. Check out the latest fishing tips and techniques for catching striped bass.
Try a different trolling trick this season to lure big stripers.
With new rules mandating fish-friendly hooks, striped bass anglers must rethink their bait rigs.
From the Chesapeake to Massachusetts, anglers have begun their annual spring pursuit of stripers.
An anadromous species that spends part of its life in salt water and part in fresh, striped bass rank as the most popular game fish for the northeastern U.S. coast. These fish range from Maine through northeast Florida and in select Pacific locations from California to Washington. The species also has been introduced to freshwater lakes throughout the Southeast.
The targeted fishery for stripers, also called rockfish, occurs primarily from Virginia through Massachusetts. Stripers are structure-oriented fish; when found in open water, they’re generally following bait pods. Anglers use a variety of methods from trolling to casting topwater plugs to lure these feisty gamefish.