- an important American game fish, Morone saxatilis, having blackish stripes along each side.
Origin of striped bass
An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
Also called striper.
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The striped-bass group, or sub-family (Labracinoe), is composed of some of our best game-fishes.Fishing With The Fly
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That the striped-bass is a game-fish of high degree goes without saying.
A good rod for sheepshead fishing is the natural bamboo rod, known as the striped-bass chum rod.
A striped-bass rod and tackle are suitable, as it is a strong and powerful fish, making extraordinary leaps when hooked.