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
Topic Category
Hunting / Fishing Guide
Temperate Bass

Striped bass side view photo with black background

Season Open
  • January 1, 2024 - December 31, 2024

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


Pole and Line


Limb Line

Bank Line

Jug Line

Additional Info

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