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  1. Hudson River
    Hey all- inherited a 25 mako cc from my father in law a few years back. Problems with the boat kept me out of the water for a while and most of my time on the water has been cruising. I typically fish down in South Jersey for wreck fish, fluke and offshore. I would love to fish more up...
  2. The Striper Forum
    Hey folks, first thanks for taking a minute to read my thread. I just returned from several years overseas and am living in Old Town, Alexandria. Been striper/rockfish fishing for years, mostly up in MA with my father in kayaks. I have resettled here and am interested in taking my stepson out...
  3. Hudson River
    OK so I had a friend take me fishing a few years ago and now my work schedule is much better to allow me time to fish stripers...Now my question is I've collected a few Penn conventional reels mainly because I love the challenge of trying to cast and fish with them. I plan on fishing live...
  4. Hudson River
    I have a newbie question I'm new to fishing. I was at the lower hudson Sunday fishing around sunset the tide started coming in and I saw some fish jumping in the water. Not so frequently, about every 3 minutes saw one jump. Looked smaller then a bunker. Was wondering what it was and how to...
  5. Hudson River
    I know its still early but i have never fished the Hudson but with two new infants i do not see myself being able to get much ocean fishing in this year and am considering taking my shot at fishing the Bear Mountain Area (hope no one thinks this is a spot burn) late nights and early morning; i...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone. I am new to the site and looking forward to being part of the community. Tight Lines jettydog
  7. Maine
    I'm currently in the Durham/Freeport area and looking for some advice on spots to fish. I am only 3 miles from 295 so drivings not a major issue. I've tried some striper fishing 2-3 times a few years ago and didn't have much luck/ nor knew what I was doing. I went and picked up some packs of...
  8. Surfcasting Central
    I usually fish from boat but want to mix it up. Just got a deal on a penn conquest 7000 and need to pair up with a general purpose surf rod. Plan to throw plugs and occasional chunk. Don't want to spend much. Just plan to use on vacations to Maine and Nantucket. Thx in advance.
  9. Delaware River
    Hi Guys- I've been fishing the surf for bass and now thinking of trying the Delaware. I have two 9" medium power rods, 8'6" medium power steelhead rod and a 10" medium heavy. All loaded with braid. I'm looking for info on rigging for bait (bloodworms?)and some good lures to use. Use the 9'...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hi guys, New to this site. I signed up a couple weeks ago, but have not had much time to check it out. I'm a life long trout angler and got into striper fishing a few years ago. I'll have to say that I have not had much luck. I fish from shore and bought a kayak a couple years ago, but have not...
  11. Maine
    I was born and raised in Brunswick and return each year for the June striper fishing in the Androscoggin. I never heard of the fall run until becoming a member. Despite having spent a couple hours of searching, I can't find much on the striper fall run in Bath general area. I sent someone on...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hey Guys, first im happy to be part of a awesome forum. My name is Mike and been fishing since I was 7yrs old. Im 33 now :) Looking to really get into surf fishing a lot more now... thanks!!
  13. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, New to this forum. I Fish in Jamaica bay and this is my first Striper season. Went out with a friend and he caught 2 stripers trolling with a spoon. We fish off on inflatables in Jamaica Bay.
  14. Hudson River
    Hi everyone this is my first post on here. My name is Matt and this is my second year out stiper fishing and I usually fish the Kingston area. I'm currently putting in LOTS of time on a stretch of private land that lies between Ulster Landing park, and Charles Ryder park with some friends of...
  15. Saltwater Tackle Shop
    I have been fishing for years, but this will be my first year surf fishing. I went out and got a 10 foot medium, Penn battle combo ( didnt want to spend to much as its my first season ) - I put 30 lb mono on it. I have that going to a barrel swivel, then 3 feet of 50lb leader to a snap for...
  16. Shorebound - Surf Beginners
    Hi and happy to find this forum I am new to surfcasting. Have a small rental cottage on the ocean side of outer Cape Cod (Wellfleet). Picked up some gear at a garage sale last summer and tried it out this July. Not such good results but what do you expect when you buy two rods and reels for...
  17. Stripers 101 - The Beginners clinic.
    Hey guys, brand new to the site and I hope that you can answer a few questions of mine. You guys are like encyclopedias when it comes to this stuff, and this newbie could use some help. I recently acquired a Lamiglas Graphite Surf and Jetty 10ft Medium Heavy Spinning rod (model no. XS 101MHS)...
  18. New Member Introductions
    Just stopped by to say hello. Have fished for stripers from Massachusetts to Virginia. Currently living in Virginia and trying to pattern the James stripers. Have a great season and stay safe.
  19. Rhode Island Fishing
    Hi all - been into freshwater fishing my entire life and just now starting to get into saltwater. Looking for some advice on fishing the Sakonnet River. No boat so shore fishing is it for me. Any insight on what I should expect to catch? Tips on baits/lures? I see people fishing from...
  20. New Member Introductions
    Looking to figure this out..our fresh water game is great..but my 10 y/o is crazy into the idea of catching stripped bass..I'm lacking in skills and knowledge..it's made the kid nuts frustrated.. Looking for info for NS and Cape Ann, MA. Time of year, time of day, best tides, weather, and...
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