Safe Release Of Stripers Is Important - 27 East


Safe Release Of Stripers Is Important

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Grabbing the tip of a lure as you land a striped bass is the best way to keep flailing hooks away from your hands.

Grabbing the tip of a lure as you land a striped bass is the best way to keep flailing hooks away from your hands.


In the Field

  • Publication: Fishing & Hunting
  • Published on: Apr 2, 2019
  • Columnist: Michael Wright
The first little striped bass were pulled from the waters of back creeks this past week.These fish are somewhat more lethargic than they will be in a couple of months,... more

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