Fish Id: A Guide To East Coast Fishes
The Striped Bass, Striper (Squidhound, Greenhead) Morone saxatilis
Easily identifiable by the 7-8
horizontal stripes along the sides. Silvery body, dark stripes, grey-blue
tones on offshore fish, brownish tones on river/brackish water fish.
Dorsal fins are separated by a few inches, front dorsal is spiny. Caught
during the spring on bloodworms (surf or anchored boat), during the fall
run the bait is live eels (surf or trolling boat).
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