Octopus xx Now it's time to start fishing. There are several methods of hooking an eel. One method is to run the point of the hook through one eye and out the other. This way you have the support of the skull when you cast your eel. Another method is to place the point of the hook into the eel's mouth and bring it out through one of the eyes. My personal favorite method of hooking an eel is to place the point of the hook as deeply into the eel's mouth as possible and bring it out through the bottom of the throat.
3 Waying Live Eels in Rips for Striped Bass
Slinging Eels for Shallow Stripers | New England Boating & Fishing
All prices may change depending on availability. If you need a specific bait, I'll probably have it, but please call to confirm. South Jersey is normally the northern part of their range so they usually have to be transported from Maryland or Virginia, either from the Chesapeake Bay or the Atlantic coast regions. I expect my suppliers to start hauling them as soon as the Maryland Crabbers start finding them in their traps. I keep them in tanks and they are fed commercial fish food concentrate and I feel they are the healthiest Spot you will find anywhere.
Slinging Eels for Shallow Stripers
Eels—particularly live eels—have accounted for some of the largest striped bass ever recorded, including the pound monster taken by Capt. Bob Rocchetta off Montauk in and the current world record of For example, Cape Cod charter captain Terry Nugent often uses live eels to take big bass in 10 to 20 feet of water, even on bright summer days. Nugent prefers eels in the to inch range and about as thick around as the average index finger.
Links Fishing with Live Eels Live eels are highly effective for catching striped bass, cobia, and other saltwater fish in the Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay, and coastal areas throughout the Mid Atlantic. In many areas, live eels are available at tackle shops. For striped bass, cobia, and other fish, small eels are preferred.