A cool spring delayed the progress of the striper migration compared to recent years.
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Migrating stripers are making a good showing along the shorelines of Connecticut, with larger bass beginning to show in western Long Island Sound. Big bass are dominating catches in New Jersey, while from Long Island to Maine it’s been mostly schoolies. The Party/Charter Boat (PCBT) facet of the SBBP will reopen on May 15, 2020.
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On any given day the striper fishing will be good. Striper Migration Map – May 8, 2020 - Boat Lyfe Striper Migration Map – May 8, 2020 One thing you can be certain of in these uncertain times – the striper migration will continue.
The arrival of the larger Stripers, those in the 28 inches and above are spawning fish, is determined by the timing of the spring spawn. Migrating stripers are making a good showing along the shorelines of Connecticut, blurring the lines between fresh fish and holdovers. . Bigger bass over 20 pounds are officially running late, and the consensus among anglers on Cape Cod is “any day now.”.
Take advantage of curbside and delivery service from your local tackle shop and be safe. Schoolie striper fishing has been very good inside New Jersey rivers, backwaters, and bays, bass are moving east along the south side of Long Island and in Long Island Sound along the Connecticut shoreline, and schoolie stripers have arrived in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
After a mild winter and an early start to striper fishing in many locations, a relatively cool and windy April might have slowed things down a bit. Legendary fish! As the cooler weather and water approaches so will the Striped Bass or Stripers as we call them in the Carolinas. Got on the water around 4 and was still skunked at 7.