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Fish: Hybrid Striped Bass(wiper/palmetto)

MA Wipers

Post By: Barnacles      Posted: 9/17/2021 7:01:57 PM     Points: 2637    
I've been in a deep slump for a month or so. Went to Lathrop SP this morning to try to break out on some pike. Another terrible day until about noon, when these wipers blew up right next to the boat. Got two before they went down. Great fun for about 10 minutes having these things tear up my reel.
 Reply by: anglerwannabe      Posted: 9/18/2021 8:24:25 AM     Points: 70778
they are a ton of fun
 Reply by: Eyefishing      Posted: 9/18/2021 9:06:12 AM     Points: 4734
Nice, congrats.
wipers are a blast when they boil chasing shad. when I lived in UT. we would set with our boat motor running and when they would start a boil we would full throttle to the boil shut down cast and game on. lots of fun for sure.
 Reply by: GoNe_FiShIn_11      Posted: 9/18/2021 9:19:59 AM     Points: 11452
Well that will get the blood pumping. They donít call them gear busters for nothing. Lol thanks for sharing.

Did ya get the finder set up?
 Reply by: jshanko      Posted: 9/18/2021 10:08:15 AM     Points: 12647
Awesome fish to catch, gets the adrenalin going. My hands always shake after hooking a big one.
 Reply by: Barnacles      Posted: 9/18/2021 10:25:02 AM     Points: 2637
Hey GoNe_FiShIn_11. Brilliant move - I left your Lowrance in my garage for this trip. Sure anxious to go back and try to figure out where these things are sulking all day. Learning how to fish all over again with this deep water stuff.
 Reply by: Team CO.F.F.      Posted: 9/18/2021 12:32:50 PM     Points: 291
💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽 Nice!!
 Reply by: bharper      Posted: 9/19/2021 10:22:07 AM     Points: 413
Beauty! Congrats! Wish we had wipers over here!🎣👊🍻
 Reply by: The Fishing Junky      Posted: 9/20/2021 11:00:44 AM     Points: 64
Awesome, what a sweet way to bring the day back to life huh! I need to go target some wipers soon, havenít even seen one this year lol
 Reply by: bron      Posted: 9/20/2021 6:09:11 PM     Points: 44142
Bet that was a blast! Well done sir.
 Reply by: FishHuntNow      Posted: 9/23/2021 3:44:44 PM     Points: 1709
Hog! I bet it fought like hell. My favorite species to catch as far as the fight goes.
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