Striper fishing is becoming popular very fast. If you would like to striper fish, here is a very common way for catching fish.
- Get a boat that has a fish
finder, and a large pole for big fish. These poles are usually around 125
- Go to a near by fishing bait
shop. You will need to get around 50 herring.
- Use your fish finder to find
large schools of striper(you will need to go at like 6 o clock AM to catch
- Know that once you have found
the fish, use 2/0 shiner or 2/0 octopus hooks, and hook the herring
through the head going sideways.
- Read the fish finder to see
how far down the striper are.
- Divide the number of feet
they are down by 2 and grab your line at the reel and pull it outwards
along the pole that many times. So divide how deep the fish are down by 2.
Then pull the line out along the pole that many times.
- Be ready to catch a lot of
- If you could use rod holders
on the boat that would be a big help in catching the striper.
- The tactic is called down
lining. For more info search it on the internet.
- If you do not want to go out
in a boat, there is no need to get a boat. You can fish from shore with
chunks of herring. Look for rocky outcroppings or creek mouths with a lot
of current. Cast your chunk upstream and let it drift down over the area
you think the fish are holding. You can also use other baits or lures like
crabs, eels, popping plugs and many other methods.
Cod MA. is probably the best place to catch Striped Bass.
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