17 Bank Fishing Hot Spots for Striped Bass on the Delaware River

If you have been following my articles about "How to Catch Striped Bass on the Delaware River" this will fill in some gaps for the bank fishermen that I have neglected. Below is brief overview of where to fish from land on the Delaware River, covering Philadelphia to Bucks County with google maps and pin drops. I just want to advise people that some areas are not the best place to fish alone or bring kids. Some locations are in rough areas and even in Bristol I have heard of people getting robbed and pistol whipped. 

#1 Betsy Ross Bridge:
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Nice deep water hole with a back eddy.

Delaware River Striper Hot Spots

#2 Tacony Flats:
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Great spot and can handle a crowd, shallow water flats. Many 30 lb bass have been caught here

Delaware River Striper Hot Spots


#3 Frankford Arsenal 
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Deep water bank

Delaware River Striper Hot Spots


#4 Dredge Harbor both PA and NJ
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Ranges from deep water ledges to shallow water


Delaware River Striper Hot Spots

#5 Rancocous Creek, NJ and North Delaware Ave, PA
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Deep water on the PA side, Shallow water on NJ side with a deep water ledge.


Delaware River Striper Hot Spots


#6 Glenford and Poquessing Creek
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Mid range water, Sand/Mud flat with a ledge

Delaware River Striper Hot Spots

#7 Station Ave
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Mud flat with rocks mixed in, a long cast gets you in deep water


Delaware River Striper Hot Spots



#8 Camer Avenue
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Deep water drop off in to a pile of rocks


Delaware River Striper Hot Spots





#9 Neshimany State Park
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Sloping flats in to deep water with a long cast


Delaware River Striper Hot Spots



#10 Burlington Bridge
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Shallow water slopping in to deeper water with a long cast


Delaware River Striper Hot Spots


#11 Bristol Park
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Shallow water in close with a quick drop of in to deeper water

Delaware River Striper Hot Spots

#12 Florence NJ
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Shallow water sloping in to deep water with a long cast

Delaware River Striper Hot Spots


#13 The Soap Factory
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Deep water hole, deep!
Delaware River Striper Hot Spots


#14 Trenton Power Plant Jetty
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Shallow water inside the cove and drops off deep in the main river

Delaware River Striper Hot Spots

#15 Trenton Marine
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait
Deep water hole


Delaware River Striper Hot Spots



#16 Morrisville Jetty
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait/Plugging
Mid-depth rock flat


Delaware River Striper Hot Spots


#17 Trenton/Morrisville Bridges
Type of Fishing- Cut Bait/Plugging
Shallow fast moving water

Delaware River Striper Hot Spots






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