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Strippers are here...

OakieOakie Member Posts: 39,184 ✭✭✭✭
edited June 2011 in The Fishing Hole!
In N.J. We have been catching them this week. Going thusday and hopefully I'll have some pics. to post


  • DChrzDChrz Member Posts: 5 ✭✭
    edited November -1
    this thread is USELESS without pictures........oh...wait, you meant stripers. sorry, carry on
  • wpagewpage Member Posts: 10,205 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Where are you heading out for the linesiders?
  • surjo666surjo666 Member Posts: 12 ✭✭
    edited November -1
    Will be looking forward for the pics... Hope they will be a blast!!!!
  • jednorrisjednorris Member Posts: 21 ✭✭
    edited November -1
    I am fishing for big Stripers this fall on the Outer Banks of N.C. under the Bonner Bridge that hasa strong current. I will probably need to use a #5 oz. egg sinker, and my Penn Peerless #9 reels are spooled with #50 Braided Spiderwire. What poundage should I put on the drag? #60 fish are not uncommon but I fear most Spinning reels would not have the gears to stand up to those fish. Any suggestions?
  • wpagewpage Member Posts: 10,205 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    What size line using is more dependant on the rod and reel and how you handle the fish...

    I prefer a lighter line so the fish are less likely to see it.
    you could get by with 10lb test if you are not to jiggy.
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