Trolling

March 23, 2018
Some people enjoy light tackle jigging for stripers and others like to try chumming, but as a general rule of thumb, most spring trophy seasons trolling will be the number-one most effective way to…
March 12, 2018
Many kayak anglers, myself included, enjoy light tackle trolling for stripers from kayaks. Some anglers concentrate on deeper water, but kayak trolling in shallow water (often six feet or less) can…
January 11, 2018
Pop Quiz: You pull back the throttles, take out the rods, and get ready to set your striped bass summer trolling spread. You heard from a reliable source that the fish were running about 20 feet…
December 4, 2017
Don't fall victim to those winter doldrums, and don't start winterizing your boat just yet, because a popular winter fishery has developed on the ocean side of the DelMarVa Peninsula: trolling for…
July 16, 2017
There’s a world of difference in how to most effectively troll for stripers, depending on the season—and now that the summer’s in full swing and schoolies are a main target for anglers on the…
June 21, 2017
Offshore trolling with spinning reels loaded with braided line isn’t quite as crazy as it once seemed. Today’s spinners can put out more drag pressure and stand up to heated runs far better than…