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Recently I got to thinking about the upper size limit of the striped bass. While it held the top seat for nearly 30 years, it is not the true upper limit for striped bass by any means as several plus-pounders have been documented over the years. While all of those fish came up in nets, it only stands to reason that someone will eventually best a fish of that size on rod and reel.
See the story and photos of Ply's fish. Menu Sign Up. Thirty minutes later, Whited's truck was in his driveway and Whited was hooking up Ply's 18'6" Starfire with a pro-v Yamaha engine.
By Kim Knox Beckius. Connecticut has the best striper fishing in the world. That's right: Connecticut. I had no idea my home state is a hotbed for big fish until I had the chance to chat with North Branford, Connecticut's Greg Myerson, who's been called the Warren Buffett of the fishing world.
A Canadian angler landed a inch striped bass on the Hudson River near Albany. Bain caught the fish using a live alewife while anchored in shallow waters off the main current of the river, Leach said. Chris Leach holds up the inch striped bass caught by Fred Bain.
The striped bass Morone saxatilisalso called Atlantic striped bassstriperlinesiderrock or rockfishis an anadromous Perciforme fish of the family Moronidae found primarily along the Atlantic coast of North America. It has also been widely introduced into inland recreational fisheries across the United States. Striped bass found in the Gulf of Mexico are a separate strain referred to as Gulf Coast striped bass.
Myerson's mammoth striper weighed in at Croix tuna rod and a Quantum Cabo reel spooled with lb. Berkley Gorilla Braid.
Greg Myerson caught a big fish four years ago that literally changed his life. The fish was an He has broad shoulders, a reddish beard and mustache, and an outsize personality. Myerson was a standout high school defensive end who turned down a number of Division I football scholarships to attend the University of Rhode Island.
Everyone wants to know what the record is, for the species of fish for which they are fishing. We will show you. However, we support a catch and release policy for striped bass, especially the larger ones.