The 2019 Maine striped bass season has been off to a stellar start with lots of mid-sized fish that want to pull hard. These fish have been eating flies of all types from topwater to shrimp patterns. On the spin rods, topwater plugs like the spook or lightly weighted plastics have been working well.
The past few seasons have been great for striped bass in Maine and this year is no different. We started out with a huge push of young stripers on their first migration up to see us. These young fish provided us with great action on light gear early in the season and are a good