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Offline RightCoaster

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striped bass on the fly
« on: August 14, 2017, 07:56:29 PM »
Caught 3 striped bass on a chartreuse clouser last night out in Rudee.  Tried trolling live bait and nothing was taking it, as soon as I started throwing flies managed a few small ones (16 inchers). 

*Caught using a 9 weight redingtion vice with a 9 weight behemoth, very over gunned but my 7/8 weight is in for repairs. 
« Last Edit: August 14, 2017, 09:39:04 PM by RightCoaster »
Mike

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Offline splax

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Re: striped bass on the fly
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2018, 01:45:29 AM »
I have heard the blue/white Lefty Deceiver works for stripers, but not have had luck that way myself.

Offline splax

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Re: striped bass on the fly
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2018, 04:56:52 PM »
I caught a 17" striper on a chartreuse clouser minnow this afternoon.

Offline Ospreyman

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Re: striped bass on the fly
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2018, 11:25:59 AM »
Awesome!!  Gives me encouragement as I have an 8wt and have only caught one shad on it so far up here in Richmond, but at night I go for stripers very successfully with a Rappala jerk, but will now try clouser.  Its a bit more difficult casting at night I've found but practice will help I'm sure.

Offline RightCoaster

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Re: striped bass on the fly
« Reply #4 on: April 12, 2018, 12:23:12 PM »
Night fly fishing takes patience and good line management (ie. stripping basket), but can be a blast. 
Mike

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Kaku Wahoo 12
OK Trident 13
Vibe SJ12
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