- Striped Bass have the honor of being the "state fish" or "state saltwater fish" of eight different states (Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina).
- State agencies have introduced populations to allow for recreational striper fishing in areas as far-flung from their natural territory as New Mexico, Nevada, and Illinois.
- Ranked by weight, according to NOAA, striped bass fishing accounts for the top recreational harvest nationally.
- A world-record-sized striped bass caught in Arkansas in 2012 would have been worth accumulated prizes of over $1 million. (It was not, however, certified by the state nor by the IGFA.)
- Google the phrase "striped bass season" and you'll discover close to 10 million results.