FISHING THE BIG D (DELAWARE)

Jim S. McKay

Striped Bass Weight Chart 

Length                      Weight pounds      Age

inches

                

12”                    1.0                             1 yr         

13”                    1.5

14”                    2.                               2 yr

15”                    2.5

16”                    3.                              

17”                    3.5                             3 yr

18”                    4.0                            

19”                    4.3                            

20”                    4.8                            

21”                    5.0                             4 yr

22”                    5.8                            

23”                6.3

24”                    7.0                             5 yr

25”                    7.8                            

26”                    8.5                             6 yr

27”                    9.8                            

28”                    10.3                          

29”                    11.0                           7 yr         

30”                    12.3                                           

31”                    13.0                           8 yr

32”                    14.5                                           

33”                    15.8                           9 yr

34”                    16.5                          

35”                    18.0                           10 yr

36”                    19.0-20.0

37”                    20.0-21.0                11 yr

38”                    21.0-23.0                12 yr

39”                    23.0-25.0                                

40”                    25.0-27.0                13 yr

41”                    27.0-29.0                                

42”                    29.0-31.0                14 yr

43”                    31.0-33.0                                

44”                    33.0-35.0                15 yr

45”                    35.0-38.0                                

46”                    38.0-41.0                16 yr

47”                    41.0-43.0                                

48”                    43.0-45.0                17 yr

49”                    45.0-49.0                                

50”                    49.0-53.0                18 yr       

51”                    53.0-56.0                                

52”                    56.0-59.0                19 yr

53”                    59.0-63.0                                

54”                    63.0-67.0                20 yr       

Note the age of these fish.

Should be returned under 26-inches

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Figures are from North Atlantic Bass

 

 

Note rapid growth between 2 to 5 years

I’m impressed with the age of these fish

 

Striped bass of the Delaware River and Bay