Fishing in Fort Worth, TX Guide

Thanks in no small part to the winding forks of the Trinity River system and the many reservoirs it feeds, there are awesome Fort Worth fishing spots within a few miles no matter what part of town you may be in. So, just what are the best fishing spots in Fort Worth, Texas? What species […]

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Ten Record-Setting Striped Bass Catches

Striped bass are versatile sport fish. For some anglers, they’re also eating fish. Anglers can catch bass in the surf with custom plugs and poppers, or they can drop a fly in front of a striper on a shallow flat. Big striped bass also chomp hefty live baits. Soft plastics, epoxy jigs and metal lures […]

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Manhattan Cup Benefits American Heroes

The Manhattan Cup kicks off in sight of the Statue of Liberty. Gary Caputi The 21st Manhattan Cup blasted off on Friday, June 3 from its base in New York Harbor and was one for the record books. The largest striped bass caught in tournament history topped the leader board, but more on that in […]

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A Big-Bass Hunter Shares Striper Fishing Tips

This hefty striper, taken by Lawrence Seaman on Hugh Chancey’s boat on June 30, read 54 pounds on a scale. Hugh Chancey Capt. Hugh Chancey, 45, is the quintessential seaside New Yorker. He’s a fast-talking charter captain full of brash and bravado, quick with hard fishing facts learned from years of on-the-water experience. He’s a […]

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Striper Migration Map – July 1, 2022

  It’s the final spring striper migration map of 2022! Stripers are settling into summertime hotspots like Montauk, Block Island, eastern Long Island Sound, and outer Boston Harbor. Overall, there have been some good reports this spring that provide hope for a rebound in striper numbers, with a noticeable presence of 28- to 32-inch stripers. […]

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Best Striper Topwater Lures

  Saltwater Sportsman Editor-in-Chief Nate Matthews with a hefty striped bass that ate a Doc fished slowly outside a bunker school. Nate Matthews Topwater striper lure bites come when you least expect it. You’re fishing seemingly dead water, casting to a sod bank, or some other structure. Then out of nowhere, KABOOM! Your topwater fishing lure […]

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