Some years ago in the month of May I was on the Hudson River in New York. With me was a friend who had never been striper fishing before a big guy who stands 6-3 and weighs at least 250.
We were on the river at daybreak on a weekday. We started trolling along a lengthy flat when the water erupted all around.
For a good half-mile there were with bathtub-size boils everywhere. These turned out to be pods of male stripers chasing individual females.
The stripers were spawning ...Read full story