Striped Bass Migrate - Where They Are Now

Posted April 22, 2017

Striped Bass Spring Migration Map

Striped Bass Spring Migration Map

Most striped bass have completed spawning in the Chesapeake Bay's numerous spawning tidal rivers, Post spawn stripers are now headed out of the rivers and into the bay and will soon head out into the ocean.
Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay as seen from space.

The Cheapeake Bay is the nursery for 75 percent or more, of the striped bass found along the Atlantic Coast. Consider that the Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the U.S. More than 150 freshwater rivers and streams, where stripers can spawn, drain into the Bay.

Other rivers along the coast where significant striped bass spawning occurs are the Delaware and Hudson rivers. Striped bass are now moving into those rivers to spawn.

To see more about the Chesapeake Bay follow this link: Chesapeake Bay_

Follow the migration. Link - to Bait & Tackle shops and other sources along the striped bass migration route that provide fishing reports.

To find out more about the striped bass migration follow this link:
Striped Bass Migration.


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