Ocean City striped bass fishing
Rockfish, also known as Striper or Striped Bass, is a local specialty and favorite of anglers and chefs alike. Rockfish are the state fish of Maryland, and have been plentiful in the region from the time of the earliest European settlers. The Chesapeake Bay continues to be one of the most popular breeding areas for Rockfish in the world.
Anglers aboard On The Hunt Charters find great luck targeting Rockfish, as they are plentiful in the waters just off the coast of Ocean City, MD all throughout the year, especially in the fall. Only a few short miles off the coast, Rockfish, named for their tendency to hide amongst rocks, can be found as nearby as the inlet and bridges around Ocean City, MD. During the fall season, On The Hunt Sportfishing will break out the gear and troll up to 20 lines maximizing the spread. While communicating with out er boats and finding the birds, we cover the coastline looking to hook up.
Striped bass grow to between 20 and 40 pounds, and can live up to 30 years. The largest Rockfish on record was 124 pounds. Rockfish are a flaky, white-meat fish with mild flavor that is absolutely delicious in a variety of preparations. Locally, Rockfish with crab imperial is a popular menu item at many restaurants. As our lucky anglers have learned time and time again, the very best Rockfish is the freshest Rockfish, the one you catch yourself! Book with On The Hunt Charters, and our knowledgeable Captain will lead the way to the Rockfish jackpot!
Rockfish Charters in Ocean City, Maryland
Ocean City striped bass fishing with On The Hunt Sportfishing is offered in the fall. Nearshore fishing with full and half day charters.