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  1. Hudson River
    Was out on the creek Sun morning seeing if any smallies had come back out yet. Fast crurrent so was casting near the shore and this 26"er hit my white spinner bait on 4 lbs test (probably two seasons old) /ultalight gear. took me almost 90 mins to boat. Probably most fun fight of my life, must...
  2. Striper Guides & Charters
    We are about to pass the 200 number on fish over 28 inches. Get sum! and remember to let her eat!
  3. Surfcasting Central
    I have been try for 3 weeks in NOMOCO for a striped bass of size or bluefish (I am the only one I know that has trouble hooking blues) This morning I finally got a 30" 9.2# Striper. I admit that I did the happy dance... This is my first fish from the surf and it is thrilling!
  4. The Striper Forum
    Just had to share the news, just caught my first keeper...40", 30lb'r on the canal Sunday morning 6/13 about 6:30 AM! Arrived to find 23 others (both banks) with little or no action. Missed slack tide so the current was pretty strong moving west to east. After about a half hour of throwing out a...
  5. Massachusetts
    Got my first keeper and what a first one. 45 Inches and 38lbs took around 25 minutes to land, after walking 50 yards to make up line he shot down with. Needless to say putting in the time def pays off! http://img156.imageshack.us/img156/766/006mk.jpg
  6. New York
    went out today in the afternoon around 3, its was low tide an the weather was rainy. a bit cloudy an over cast. i had just read an article about how stripers like rainy over cast days. bear in mind i haven't had any luck for the past week or so.So i been itching to catch something. so today...
  7. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Post a pic of your first keeper striper.:yay:
  8. Massachusetts
    My son caught his first keeper today. Well actually he got a 28" earlier in the day then landed this 39 1/2". Got it on live tinker macs in merrrimac during the last 2 hours of the incoming tide. We boated four others that were decent size also. Had a great time sun was out and so were the...
  9. Surfcasting Central
    october 30, 2008 My 30th Birthday. 18lber. live eel. Townsend inlet, sea isle city, nj. thanks for all the info. i started back in march on opening day and i finally got one. this was my goal for the year. now i need a 30lber or better. tight lines.
  10. The Striper Forum
    got this on october 30th, 2008 townsend inlet sea isle city, NJ right at the bottom of the tide. MY 30TH BIRTHDAY!
  11. Massachusetts
    35" fat on pogies, my son is 11 years old and this is his first keeper
  12. Massachusetts
    I finally after four early AM appointments on the boat and about a dozen or so schoolies I pulled in my first keeper. 34inches and about 18bs, it tasted so good. I have to say feeling a fish that big hit the shad like a freight train I want more. This site has been such a great help and...
  13. Massachusetts
    I'm new to the site. Caught a 24" striper tonight at the Kittery Point Bridge. I was fishing for mackerel and the striper hit my Sabiki rig. A fellow fisherman helped me land it. There were mackerel jumpin' all over. Caught a bunch for bait. A good start for the season; I hope to do a lot...
  14. Rhode Island Fishing
    Well like it said last wed i caught my first keeper. A nice 32" bass on clam bellies. I also hit another one that was 28". Needless to say it was a good day. But remember there are no fish in Rhode ISland.
  15. Maine
    Went out last night around 5:30 p.m. for the last half hour of incoming and a few hours of the outgoing tide. I had a suspicion it was gonna be an active night when I saw the amount of birds swooping and diving after baitfish on the beach side of the jetty. I was with my buddy, his gf, one of...
  16. DelMarVA
    This was my sixth surf trip on the surf this fall and I finally shook off the skunk. My buddy and I fished the surf in three locations from CHSP to DSSP from 7:00 a.m until 4:30 p.m. Skates and doggies were providing all of the action until 2:00 when I saw my big rod twitching. It looked like...
  17. Cape Cod Canal
    went to the canal for the 1st time seeing as the weather has been to bad to yak,, got there about 10:am just in time to see some guy walk away with a 30in bass, he wasn't the only 1 leaving, their was about 10 or 12 other guys leaving at the same time,that didn't seem like a good sign, as I...
  18. The Striper Forum
    What would you guys say is your general keeper to short ratio? Also, is it likely that you will at least catch 1 bass (keeper or not) per each outing? I've been out on my boat at least 2-3 times per week going after bass for the last 3 months. Since July, we've pulled 2 keeper size fish (32...
  19. The Striper Forum
    The first image is of my second striper I ever caught but my first keeper and now I am Hooked. Then the second Image is how I got it home on a 2 hour drive. :cheers:
  20. The Striper Forum
    My wife and I have lived next to Belmar, NJ for the past 9 years and are beachlovers. We've always seen people fishing on the beach and finally decided to try it ourselves. After having gone out a few times we reallized by talking to some that we didn't have the right rigs, etc. Tonight we...
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