There are many excellent lures for catching striped bass. Some of our favorites are shown below. My favorite swimming lures are Bombers, 1 and 2, on the right.
Tip: Hot freshwater striper fishing spots are found below power-generating stations in fast rivers. Striped Bass lay in wait below the generator discharge tubes and feed on the small fish that are pulled through the generator. When fishing near operating power-generators, you should cast a jig or spoon lure near the tubes, letting the bait sink without hanging on bottom debris.
Striped bass are native to the eastern seaboard and the St. Lawrence seaway. They are anadromous fish similar to salmon in that they spend much of their lives at sea but spawn in freshwater rivers and streams.
If you've ever hung a big landlocked striped bass on an artificial lureyou know it's a jarring experience. There's nothing tentative about the way a striper hits a surface plug, crankbait or jig -- no slight peck, no mushy feeling, none of that maybe stuff. They may chunk topwaters or crankbaits at dawn and dusk, then snip them off and use bait for the remainder of the day.
Striped bass are resilient creatures which can inhabit waters as deep as feet, or as shallow as 1-foot. Where I fish in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, it is not unusual to find schools of stripers miles offshore one day, and then the next day find them feeding well within casting range of the beach. This makes figuring out how to catch striped bass a challenge for many anglers.
Lures with frantic actions send out Flyfishermen should try alternating between Stripers in both freshwater and saltwater can be
They are a migratory fish that move between freshwater and saltwater. Striped bass can be a little tricky to catch, as they are constantly on the move and behave somewhat unpredictably. As a result, many fishermen argue over the best methods for catching them.
Lake Texoma is the Striper Capital of the World! If you did not know that, visit the lake on a summer weekend and count the guide boats! We get a lot of fishing