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Colorado Fish Species

Arctic Char
Arctic Grayling
Black Bullhead
Black Crappie
Blue Catfish
Bluegill
Bluehead sucker
Bonytail Chub
Brook Trout
Brown Trout
Channel Catfish
Colorado Pikeminnow
Colorado River Cutthroat
Common Carp
Creek Chub
Cutbow Trout
Cutthroat Trout
Emerald Shiner
Flannelmouth Sucker
Flathead Catfish
Flathead Chub
Freshwater Drum
Gizzard Shad
Golden Shiner
Goldfish
Grass Carp
Green Sunfish
Greenback Cutthroat
Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto)
Kokanee
Lake Chub
Lake Trout
Largemouth Bass
Longnose Sucker
Mountain Whitefish
Northern Pike
Orangespotted Sunfish
Pumpkinseed
Rainbow Trout
Redear Sunfish
River Carpsucker
Roundtail Chub
Rudd
Sacramento Perch
Sauger
Saugeye
Smallmouth Bass
Splake
Spottail Shiner
Spotted Bass
Striped Bass
Tiger Muskie
Tiger Trout
Walleye
White Bass
White Crappie
White Sucker
Yellow Perch
Yellowstone Cutthroat

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FishExplorer Lakes with Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto)
Only lakes in the Fish Explorer database are included in this listing. Lakes we feature on this website are hyperlinked.
Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto)
Wipers are an aggressive, hard-fighting, punch-packing, schooling fish that love to corral baitfish and attack with vigor. You'll be able to see this "busting" behavior, which is common to its parent species, the striped and white bass, with baitfish jumping out of the water and wipers splashing. The schools move fast and in seemingly random fashion.  Wipers are sterile hybrids and do not reproduce, except potentially with the parent species.

Wipers are considered low-light fish, meaning they are most often found in the morning, evening and on cloudy days. Wiper fishing is not, by any means, limited to these times, it's just that they are harder to find when they are not active near the surface. Catching wipers on a fly is a lot of fun and very possible if you are in the right place at the right time.



Most Recent Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto) Forum Posts
I saw the wipers 09.23.14 by sylvan
wipers? 08.15.14 by valdy
Personal best wiper on my kitty pole 07.10.14 by Branch Doctor
Golden Wipers 07.03.14 by T-VIRUS
wiper and walleye 06.18.14 by Fugowee Guides
help with wiper 05.30.14 by jtran
Great Wiper Memorial Day 05.29.14 by CryoRain
Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto) Articles, Blogs, & Podcasts
Blog: Fifteen, But Who’s Counting? – Oh, I Am! 10.17.14 by David Coulson
Blog: Boomerang Tool Co. Grip 11.07.12 by Joshua Christensen
Blog: DIY No Drill Removable Kayak Fish FInder 09.29.12 by Joshua Christensen
Blog: Take Your Time 04.12.12 by Joshua Christensen
Blog: Spring (Rebirth) New podcasts coming Soon! 04.11.12 by Tim Emery
Blog: It's your fault! 02.21.12 by Tim Emery
Blog: 4 Apps Every Angler With A Smartphone Should Use 02.09.12 by Joshua Christensen
Blog: Clouser Pattern Detailed - New Article 12.16.11 by Matt Snider
Colorado Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto) Photos by Fish Explorer Members
by snugs - Hits Like A Truck! 25 1/2 " 16" Girth Huge Fight On Ulra Light Tackle In Party Cove @12Ish Sat, June 21 2014 by SoCoAngler45 - by Sensimilla - Please catch and release the pinery is not stocking wiper anymore the last time was 2005 by Sensimilla - Awesome wiper in this lake. But please catch and release once they are gone the pinery is not re-stocking wiper!! by ibKroniK - Wiper. 25.5". 5.5. Lbs by SoCoAngler45 - Estimated 7 pounds 24 inches one of the three I caught that evening all averaging around 7 pounds by SoCoAngler45 - by SoCoAngler45 - by bluntmasta - 21-1/2" 6+lbs wiper bass caught 5/20/2012. by Bucks Lunkers - 5lbs of pure tail... by Bucks Lunkers - They do exist! by Bucks Lunkers - 20in Wiper by Burner6999 - by jman - by Geminity - I caught this wiper on 6-8-12 it was 21 inchs and 4 and 1/4 lbs by AFGav - This wiper was caught in 2011, on a fly rod! What a rush! by CatWic - My 8 year old niece caught this wiper at Quail Lake on Easter 2012 by hammertime - by Rod Father - Anyone else getting excited? by Super_Saiyajin - by BassTrout - Wiper @29"long by 20" girth and 12lbs! What a fight in the Dark! by BassTrout - 12 Lbs of Love from Atown! by nightangler - 6lb 24" Wiper caught on a leech & night crawler 7/23/11 @ 10:30pm by fishin buddy - by FISHRANGLER - Wiper MA Caught today. by gburciaga - Caught using nightcrawlers. by BassTrout - Nice one at 11 lbs! by FISHRANGLER - Released of corse! by FISHRANGLER - by PikeMartin - 22 inches caught of fire tiger Shad by steelcityguide - On a 5wt fly rod by pike king - 13" by tazz - by TRXRIDR - My buddies Wiper by big boss - by TheSkunkBuster - hit a zarra spook off the damn