Striper Fishing in Maryland
While stripers are native to salt water, they naturally migrate
into fresh water streams to spawn. Their eggs must remain in motion
in order to hatch so the fresh water rivers and streams which drain
into the ocean become the spawning grounds for stripers.
Striper Fishing Lakes In Maryland
Rocky Gorge Reservoir, Triadelphia Reservoir
and Liberty Reservoir and are the three major
lakes in Maryland with a healthy population of striped bass. Liberty
Reservoir holds the current Maryland state record for stripers.
World Record: 78.8 lbs
Fishing for Striped Bass in Maryland
When fishing for stripers concentrate on the deeper waters in
the lake. If you can locate schools of shad, stripers are often
close by. When the baitfish are shallow over the deep water, you
can catch stripers on crankbaits or by swimming spoons at appropriate
depths. And for the ultimate thrill try large topwater baits if
you see any surface feeding action. When the stripers are deep,
jigs and jigging spoons work well. Live and cut bait will also
take striped bass when they are in medium to deeper water. Fish
nearby or in the river channel if it is a defined depth change.
Trolling is also an excellent way to fish for stripers. Use flashy
lures in bigger sizes.
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