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Top producing fishing lures for striped bass and hybrid stripers.

Adult stripers grow to giant sizes by eating lots of fish. The bigger they get, the larger the prey they can devour. Big baits for big fish is the appropriate approach when chasing stripers and wipers, especially if you want to catch a trophy.

Striped Bass Hybrid Striped Bass

Fishing for stripers on medium to heavy rods, large capacity reels, stout line and big lures is the most popular approach. Choose a state to find local waters, tips, techniques and more.

Topwater

TOPWATER LURES

Topwater baits for striper fishing

Use when stripers are shallow or chasing schools of baitfish. (Cotton Cordell Original Pencil Popper - Discount Tackle).

DEEP DIVER JERKBAITS

Deep-diving jerkbaits for striper fishing

Use when stripers are in 6' to 12'. (Strike King KVD Deep Jerkbait - Cabela's).

DEEP DIVER CRANKBAITS

Deep diving crankbaits for striper fishing

Use when stripers are in 6' to 20'. (Yo-Zuri Crystal 3D Minnow Deep Diver - Amazon).

SWIMBAITS

Swimbaits for striper fishing

Use when stripers are in 4' to 12'. (Spro BBZ 1 Hard Swimbait - Sportsman's Warehouse).

SOFT SWIMBAITS

Soft swimbaits for striper fishing

Use when stripers are in 4' to 20'. (Megabass Magsowl Swimbait - Bass Pro Shops).

SPOONS

Flutter spoons for striper fishing

Use when stripers are in 4' to 60'. (Nichols Lures Magnum Flutter Spoon - Tackle Warehouse).

PREPARED BAITS

Prepared baits for striper fishing

Use prepared baits at any depth. (Berkley Gulp Alive Minnow - Cabela's).

Live minnows, baitfish and small sunfish (where allowed by law) are also popular and effective. Cut bait (fish) can also work well, especially deep).

 

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