STRIPED BASS ON BAIT: METHODS TO MAXIMIZE CATCH AND INCREASE THE SURVIVAL OF RELEASED FISH
|Wednesday, March 2, 1:00 pm||Discover Fishing Seminars – Space P32||Jim Hutchinson, Jr. - The Fisherman Magazine|
The spring run of striped bass coincides with the return of bunker to New Jersey waters. These post-spawn fish begin filtering out of the spawning areas of head north up the coast following bunker. Using bunker in the spring can offer one of the best opportunities of the year to land a 40lb+ bass. With recent regulatory changes for striped bass, greater focus is being made on techniques to increase the survival of released fish. Jim walks through the latest gear and terminal tackle improvements that can increase survival rates.