Temperate Bass

Species Description

White Bass
Other Names: Striped bass, striper, streaker, silver bass, sand bass. Silvery, spiny-rayed elongated fish with several dark horizontal streaks along the sides. Back is blue-gray with silvery reflections. Sides are silvery with a faint blue-green tinge and several horizontal olive-gray streaks.

Striped Bass
Primarily a marine species native to the Atlantic Coast of North America, the striped bass has been successfully stocked into numerous reservoirs throughout the United States. A silvery, elongated fish with prominent dark, horizontal stripes along the sides.

Hybrid Striped Bass
A silvery, spiny-rayed fish with several dark, horizontal streaks along the sides. Streaks often discontinuous. A sharp spine is present on the gill cover. Spinous and soft parts of dorsal fin entirely separate. Lower jaw projects beyond upper jaw.

Fishing Type
Game
Title
Seasons
Temperate Bass

Striped bass side view photo with black background

Season Open
  • January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021
Notes

Daily and possession limits are combination of white, yellow and striped bass and their hybrids.

Daily limit: 15
Possession limit: 30
Size limit: You may keep up to four fish longer than 18” per day.

Fishing: Allowed Methods

Methods

Pole and Line

Trotline

Limb Line

Bank Line

Jug Line

Additional Info

Ice fishing tackle, or tip-ups, are considered a pole-and-line method.