Fish Facts » Striped Bass
Dark olive to blueish above, silvery on the belly with stripes on the sides. Average weight is from 15-35 pounds. Females are larger than males. Often found in the surf.
Inshore waters at the surface mostly. Bass swim up into rivers and estuaries to spawn.
Voracious, eats smaller fish of various kinds, but also lobsters, shrimps and clams.
Caught mostly with hook and line. Commercial and recreational fishery. Price per pound: $1.00 – 3.00.