While inboard boats have their advantages, the outboard motor is an ideal choice for many boaters. Learn more about their advantages, and find top outboard fishing boats for sale from Scout Boats. Read more
If you want to catch striped bass, you need the right lures at the right location. While casting from shore and piers can be effective, if you want to really target stripers, you need to be on the water with the right boat. Check out some the best striper fishing boats for sale from Scout, and learn some strategies for catching this species.
Striper Fishing Boats From Scout
Here are some of the top striper boats from Scout:
Because stripers tend to stay on moderate-depth areas and inshore locations, you don’t necessarily need a large boat. In fact, a large boat may hinder your efforts, as it can keep you from reaching certain locations. The 275 LXF, which is about 27 feet in length and has a draft under two feet, may be the perfect size. Plus, it has all the storage and luxury you want from a fishing boat.
If you want the same size but a dual-console layout, the 275 Dorado is a great choice. It has passenger comforts like the forward bow folding table, swim platform, and a built-in cooler. But it also has fishing features that include a large cockpit fishing area, rod storage under the gunnel, and a battery charger.
You’ll have a smooth ride and unhindered performance with this amazing craft. It’s one of the best boats for targeting striped bass wherever you can find them. The boat has a center console helm that allows you to have complete control, and the large baitwell helps you target stripers with livebait if you desire.
Striper Fishing 101
The striped bass, commonly referred to as the “striper,” is one of the most interesting and exciting fish you can catch. This fish has size, power and, while they can be frustratingly finicky, are also aggressive strikers when they see a lure or a bait they want.
Where To Find Them
Stripers are mostly found in the waters off the east coast, ranging from Canadian waters to the Gulf of Mexico. They are found as far west as Louisiana, which makes them a common target for anglers in many parts of the country. They are able to survive in both fresh and saltwater, and they often move between the two. Stripers prefer inland coastal waters, usually staying in areas that are roughly 40 feet from shore. They are also found in bays and estuaries.
How To Spot ‘Em
Striped bass have streamlined, sliver/grey bodies with dark stripes running from front to back. While they don’t all reach maximum size, they can be as large as 40 pounds, making them both a challenge and an impressive trophy!
Techniques & Lures
Like the freshwater largemouth bass, stripers are often caught on lures. Trolling and casting topwater lures is often an effective way to entice a striper. Swimming and diving baits are also used when the fish are lower. Live bait can be just as effective for catching bass. Seaworms, clams, and cut bait can all be used to entice a striped bass into biting.
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