Where are the best places for striped bass fishing in Massachusetts? What bait should I use?

Where are the best places for striped bass fishing in Massachusetts? What bait should I use?

If you want a taste of the bass fishing action that Massachusetts has to offer then you absolutely have to try fishing for stripers once in a while. if you have never dones so before, fishhing for striped bass will give you a new and unique take on bass fishing in general and can prove to be quite addictive. Instead of fishing in lakes, you have to ook at the river mouths, estuaries and shallow bays that Massachusetts has to offer. Stripers like rocky shores and sandy beaches and will happily live there from April through fall before moving south for the much colder winter! As striped bass move in schools, if you can find one when you are out fishing then you will also find many more. Large schools are always moving around in the spring and summer so you have to be able to trace their patterns and follow them. They will move into rivers during the spawning period because of the general abundance of food there. However, you may want to try your hand in Cape Cod, Cape May and the Chesapeake Bay for decent populations. You may also want to look in the Roanoke River-Albermarle Sound watershed. All of the above are popular with striped bass and thus bass fishing enthusiasts alike. Be sure to take a look at striped bass fishing reports and data before heading onto the water itself because if you fail to pick the right spot then you could end up with no bite at all! .


Dan Eggertsen is a fellow bass fishing enthusiast to the point of obsession. :) He's been providing solid advice on bass fishing since 2004.

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