”Last week's New England Fisherman cover photo featured Captain Blaine Anderson with his 74.75-pound striper. It edged out Steve Franco's 74-pound bass, which places it second to last year's world record 81.88-pound catch by Greg Meyerson.
"This is all Long Island Sound folks, making this small body of salt water, the place to go for big bass.
”When trophy striped bass are the target, bait is the ticket and big bait rules. Live eels are still favored in many areas, but for bass fishermen in this area, bunker baits are the name of the game.”
Source: Dick Alley in TheHour.com