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#566249 04/16/24 08:13 AM
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Hey guys curious to see what you are catching your hybrid stripers on. So far the only thing I can seem to catch them on is pellet imitation flies and egg patterns around the feeders.

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Conventional rod, or fly rod?


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I've caught them on shiners/minnows, some lures, and a lot of times on feed pellets.

I would say that once HSB are 'older,' they're more prone to hit live minnows/shiners or feed pellets.


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What lures???

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Abaggs....
A guy I work with, caught this one on a small Rat-L-Trap at our pond about 10 days ago.

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With fly rods, almost any streamer will work. Lefty's Deceiver, Clouser Minnows, any of Enrico's minnow shaped lures(Peanut Butter), and Fish-Skull streamers.

Always shop local, but if nothing's close, then these are good places to shop.

https://www.madriveroutfitters.com/c-239-streamers.aspx

https://flymenfishingcompany.com/collections/fish-skull-flies


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Stubby Steve's is my go to HSB lure/fly.


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I have never caught a HSB. However, in similar threads from the past, esshup's lure of choice is mentioned frequently for ponds with feeders.

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Originally Posted by Abaggs
Hey guys curious to see what you are catching your hybrid stripers on. So far the only thing I can seem to catch them on is pellet imitation flies and egg patterns around the feeders.

I read that to OP wanting something other than pellet sized bait/lures. SS do work well though.


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3" BG under a cork is the quickest way to catch the HSB in my pond.


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