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Striped Bass in the Hudson River

Striped bass length distribution and recreational slot limit in the Hudson River

Length distribution and recreational slot limit (outlined in light blue) for striped bass in the Hudson River. The slot limit was implemented to protect most spawning Hudson River females. Learn additional tips about catch and release (PDF) fishing in New York waters.

Striped bass length distribution and slot limit
* slot limit: 18 - 28 inches

Young of Year Striped Bass Abundance

NYSDEC young of year abundance index (geometric mean number of striped bass per haul, weeks 29-45) for striped bass collected in the Hudson River.

young of year abundance of stribed bass in the hudson river estuary