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  • Wanting to troll for Striper

    Posted by guitartom09 on December 25, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    Does anybody have any suggestions for trolling for strippers? I just got 2 rod holders for xmas. Merry Christmas everybody. I was thinking about using Alabama rig but wanted to know what y’all thought.

    spurgdp2016 replied 7 years, 1 month ago 5 Members · 5 Replies
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  • Wayne

    Member
    December 29, 2016 at 6:56 pm

    This time of year trolling does not work so well for stripers. Starting in March it will work well, trolling either the umbrella rigs or deep diving crank baits.

  • guitartom09

    Member
    December 29, 2016 at 8:39 pm

    Cool. Is trolling even worth trying right now? Thanks for your response.

  • robertsrandy

    Member
    December 29, 2016 at 11:27 pm

    I’m not a striper fisherman, but I believe trolling works better for all spieces when water temp starts to warm up. However, it’s always good to practice, test your new Christmas presents, and become familiar with the lake and map reading, even when fishing conditions are not that great. In the dead of winter, fish seem to like slower bait presentations and do not usually like to chase faster moving lures.

  • dakota

    Member
    December 30, 2016 at 2:59 pm

    This time a year slow troll live bait for stripers, skipjack if you can get them is a must. That’s just my opinion. If you have a few planer boards that would help and be patient. I prefer Old Hickory right now.

  • spurgdp2016

    Member
    January 1, 2017 at 7:06 pm

    I would love to hear more striper reports, on either lake.

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