EQUIPMENT

Downlining:

Rods: Ugly Stik Striper 7’ MH

Reels: Daiwa AccuDepth Plus LCB57

Main Line: Sufix 17 lb

Weight: 2oz Pencil

Leader: Seaguar 15 lb Fluorocarbon

Hooks: Chaser #4 Kahle Octopus

 

Planer Boards:


Type: Water Bugs (a smaller board that can be used most of the time with Medium Shiners, Blueback Herring and dollar bill sized Gizzard Shad).

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Rods: Ugly Stik Striper 7’ MH

Reels: Daiwa AccuDepth Plus LCB57

Main Line: Sufix 17 lb

Weight: None (but can be weighted when appropriate)

Leader: Seaguar 15 lb Fluorocarbon

Hooks: Chaser #4 Kahle Octopus

 

Type: Team Lanier (large board for big baits – 12″ Trout or “Mongo” Gizzard Shad 12″ plus) and where the surface is choppy. Boards made by Lewis Hogan.

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Rod: Cabelas King Kat 9’ MH Port Rocket Launcher

Rod: Cabelas King Kat 8’ MH Starboard Rocket Launcher

Reels: Daiwa AccuDepth Plus LCB57

Main Line: Sufix 17 lb

Weight: None (but can be weighted when appropriate)

Leader: Seaguar 15 lb Fluorocarbon

Hooks: Chaser #4 Kahle Octopus

 

Directional Bobbers:

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Rods: Ugly Stik Striper 7’ MH

Reels: Daiwa AccuDepth Plus LCB57

Main Line: Sufix 17 lb

Weight: None (but can be weighted when appropriate)

Leader: Seaguar 15 lb Fluorocarbon

Hooks: Chaser #4 Kahle Octopus

 

Freelines/Flatlines:

Rods: Ugly Stik Striper 7’ MH

Reels: Daiwa AccuDepth Plus LCB57

Main Line: Sufix 17 lb

Weight: None (but can be weighted when appropriate)

Leader: Seaguar 15 lb Fluorocarbon

Hooks: Chaser #4 Kahle Octopus

 

Umbrella Rigs:

Rods: Ugly Stik Tiger 7’ MH

Reels: Daiwa AccuDepth Plus LCB57

Main Line: 80 lb Braid

Weight: None

Leader: None (use 120 lb snap swivel to connect to rig)

Hooks: (3 oz) 9 arm apparatus with (9) ¾ oz Capt Mack’s White Bucktail Jigs

 

Vertical Jigging/Power Reeling

Rods: Ugly Stik Tiger 7’ MH

Reels: Daiwa AccuDepth Plus LCB57

Main Line: 80 lb Braid

Weight: None

Leader: None (use 120 lb snap swivel to connect to whatever)

Hooks: Ben Parker 8” Spoon

 

Lead Core:

Rods: Ugly Stik Tiger 7’ MH

Reels: BassPro Snagging Special

Main Line: Power Pro 36 lb Lead Core

Weight: None

Leader: 20’ Seaguar Fluorocarbon

Lure: 2 oz Capt Mack’s White or Chartreuse/Blue Jig with Paddle Tail or U Tail trailer (colors vary)

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This blog was created by Steve Scott and is dedicated to educating the casual Striper angler. See my Striper reports in the Coastal Angler magazine and the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division blog.

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