Striped bass is our most sought-after species, providing great sport through catch and release fishing and great eating when you catch a "keeper". Striped bass is one of the largest fish available to the nearshore angler. Fish range from 1 pound to over 60 pounds.
Whole coast surf, inshore bars, reefs, tide-rips, bays and estuaries.
Baits and Lures:
Seaworms, eels, squid, herring; jigs, plugs, spinners, spoons.
Methods and Tackle:
Casting from shore, boat-trolling, light to heavy tackle.
Mass. Saltwater Fishing Derby Minimum Weight: