Lucky Hat!

25" hybrid striper!


Christopher Pereira

Hopatcong NJ

Species: Hybrid Striped Bass

Date Caught: 09/01/2011

Kept / Released: Released

Region of Catch: Region 1

Length: 25"

Weight: 7

Lure / Bait used: Bait | Herring

I had needed a new hat for a while (due to driving away with my favorite cap on the roof of my car a few weeks earlier) and i saw some at walmart. My buddy talked me into buying one and we agreed it was probably a lucky fishing hat! We hadn't had much luck for the past few weeks so we really needed this hat to work! The night started out slow with some crappies and white perch. Then as the sun came up and i woke up from my nap, my buddy caught a big bullhead and our spirits were raised. Not long later, we both (with-in 20 minutes of each other) intercepted two giant hybrid striped bass moving in to feed on the secret spot we had found with his depth finder! His was bigger, but they were both our personal best hybrids and great fighters! Unfortunately for everyone else, this was the last lucky fishing hat walmart will ever carry : D

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