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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-08-2019, 08:27 AM Thread Starter
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Masshole Currently in Exile in Rhode Island

Hi All,

Recently took up spey casting for stripers last season and liked it enough to build a stillwater trout spey rig this winter (it comes in really handy when backed up against cattails) Good to see some east coast types here as the sport expands.
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Welcome, Masshole! Im currently doing time in exile in New Jersey. Striper season is on its way at long last.
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When backed up against the cattails, turn 90ļ either way & fish parallel to them once in a while. Think about it. If you were prey, would you hide in open water, or in the cattails? Of course it depends on the bottom structure & the time of day. The big fish may lie in deeper, cooler water, just off a ledge, water offering protection. But when the light starts to fade, it's hunting time for big fish.
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