The striped bass-rockfish, to anglers living in this fish's southern range-is the most popular inshore gamefish in the Mid-Atlantic region. This book is dedicated to one thing: helping you catch more striped bass. Make that two things, because I'm sure you want to catch bigger ones, too. In Rudow's Guide to Rockfish, we'll pick apart the factors that have an effect on the way you fish: tidal patterns, water quality, sun and moon, weather changes, etc. We'll detail each of the major tactics used by recreational and professional anglers, and discuss which is most effective when, where, and why. You'll learn my top 10 hotspots for catching stripers, and why each of these locations offers you an opportunity to enjoy the striper fishing of a lifetime. You want to catch more, bigger rockfish? Let's get to it!