Beginning in 2021, circle hooks will be mandatory for all bait fishing for striped bass in the Northeast. Captain Brian Coombs of Get Tight Sport Fishing shows how to bridle a large live menhaden (bunker, pogies) on a circle hook to provide the best hook-up ratio on striped bass.
To learn more about catching large Striped Bass check out Capt. Brian Coombs article Pelagic Stripers
Do you have your own techniques for bridling? Share your tips in the comments below.
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