Striped bass

Fish of the Month: Striped Bass (morone saxatilis)

Striped bass (aka Atlantic striped bass, aka striper, aka linesider, aka rock, aka rockfish) is a North America Atlantic Coast fish, streamlined to swim fast and furiously. It has a silvery coat with lengthwise dark stripes and can range from eight to forty pounds. It’s the state fish of Maryland, North Carolina and Florida, and the state saltwater fish of New Hampshire, Virginia, New Jersey and New York.  Fishing for striped bass dates back to written recordings from the colonial period when [...]