How To: Targeting Deep Stripers in Rips With Swimbaits


Capt Mike from Salty Cape and Hogy Lures steams out to Nobska Point aboard his 28' Contender to do some rip fishing for striped bass on Cape Cod. Capt. Mike goes deep into the proper approach for rip fishing for striped bass at Nobska Point, such as boat positioning and the art of fishing "the swing" of the rips. From a deep dive on his fishing outfit, to the proper retrieve of the swimbaits, no stone is left unturned. You’ll also see some awesome striped bass action too. Enjoy!”

Deepwater Swimbaits For Stripers Holding In RipsApproach To Swinging Swimbaits In Rips:

1. Cast up current of location where stripers are holding in the rip.

2. Allow the swimbait to sink to the bottom.

3. Begin a slow, steady retrieve allowing the bait to naturally swim with the current.

4. Impart occasional pauses to allow the bait to drop. Many strikes occur on the drop or first crank after a pause!


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