A saltwater native, freshwater striped bass provide fisherman
extraordinary fishing experience.
If you haven't been Striper fishing your missing some of the most exciting freshwater angling
Striped Bass Fishing is the fastest growing segment
in fresh water sport fishing.
Striped Bass Guides
Tips for catching Striped Bass.
Striped bass (Morone Saxatilis)
which are a saltwater native travel up
fresh water rivers to spawn.
Striped Bass are the largest members of the sea bass family often called "temperate" or "true" bass to
distinguish them from species such as largemouth, smallmouth and spotted
bass, which are actually members of the sunfish family (Centrarchidae).
If you want to experience deep sea fishing in your backyard the freshwater
Striped Bass is
able to give any angler a line stripping,
aching memory of a lifetime.
Striped Bass Fishing in fresh water reservoirs, lake and rivers , is an offshoot of
the damming of South Carolina's Cooper River in 1941. Stripers had migrated
from the Atlantic Ocean up the Cooper River to spawn. When the river was
dammed to form lakes Moultrie and Marion, stripers that had traveled upriver were blocked from
returning to the sea.
Rather than die they thrived.
The first documented production of striped bass in the country was at the striped bass hatchery in Moncks Corner South Carolina in 1961.
Moncks Corner was also a pioneer in developing
striped bass hatchery
As a direct result of work at the Moncks Corner Striped Bass
Hatchery, striped bass fishing is enjoyed in freshwater lakes across the
Habitat and Biology of the Striped Bass