Bait Shops? - Stripers247.com Forums
 
Striped Bass Fishing Site Map | Contact Us | Fishing Log Software | Fishing Online | Advertise
to UPLOAD: please register or login

Go Back   Stripers247.com Forums > East Coast Regional Forums > Hudson River
Forgot Password? Register Now!!

Hudson River The mighty Hudson River reports information and Discussion


Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 05-11-2007, 08:20 PM
flybye flybye is offline
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 3
Default Bait Shops?

Hitting up the newburgh area on sunday and i need to gear up with some bait.. I used to use bloodworms when i went a few years ago and im assuming they still work, so i was wondering where i can stop close to there, ill be coming in from PA on 84.... Never used herring just cause i cant seem to get them,,,, any sugestions on that prob? When you guys refer to chunking do you mean cutting up the herring?? Or what? Also doesnt anyone use eels anymore? That was a big thing a few years ago when i used to go to the hudson...
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 05-11-2007, 09:42 PM
Giudici21 Giudici21 is offline
Member Reel Force
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Clifton Park, New York
Posts: 173
Default Re: Bait Shops?

If you look on the main page of this site, you should be able to find some good advice for new striper fisherman that details the basics. As for Herring, most people fish the smaller to medium size Sabiki rigs which can be jigged in the deeper water. I usually do very well, jigging right on the bottom in 20 feet of water for them, but they have all been really deep and right off the bottom. Chunking does mean cutting the herring up...some people just cut them in half, others in quarters. The chunked bait should be replaced fairly often, as it will quickly lose the blood and scent in the swift river waters. Hope this helps!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 05-16-2007, 03:25 AM
Striperjim's Avatar
Striperjim Striperjim is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Planet Earth
Posts: 4,316
Default Re: Bait Shops?

Flybye. i usually take 84 then head upriver to 19 on the thruway. Im not sure what shops are near newburgh i usually fish furthur north. there is certified on the east side up in port ewen and on the other side there is a shop in red Bank. Both have herring but I dont know if the red bank shop has herring certified for use as bait as per new regs. Certified you can purchase them by boat and use them right there in the river. NO transport by car and that includes eels.
There is a bait guy in Norrie mills state park at the Marina who arrives at 4 30 AM. He was there last year with herring. Outside of those options. You will have to fish your own with a sabiki as gudice suggested or net them via use of a scap net. another option is packaged cut shad or herring. preserved by a method other than just freezing is acceptable.
I plan to use crippled herring lures, storm shads, bloodworms and clams both of which wont be regulated because they arent considered bait fish. and chunking is another term used for cut bait.

Good luck. How far up on 84 are you? I take the Lords Valley, Dingmans Ferry exit home.
__________________
How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.
Arthur C. Clarke
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
bait, shops

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Keeping Live Bait Lively Reel Force Hudson River 1 01-11-2016 11:34 AM
The 2x2 Matrix, A Simplified Approach To Choosing Your Arsenal richtrox View From The Beach 4 03-06-2012 12:17 AM
Wind and White Water richtrox View From The Beach 27 02-01-2012 12:02 AM
Salting and Storing Bait CaptainMorgan! The Striper Forum 7 12-01-2010 11:51 AM
Staten Island Bait and tackle shops Striperjim Bait & Tackle Shops 0 09-27-2005 03:08 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:18 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2013 Stripers247.com LLC
Affiliated Sites:   Noreast.com   Allcoast.com    2coolfishing.com