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Name: Kelly Tuttle
Date: 05/27/2020
Message: This is the second year of booking with Mike and it was amazing again. He does a great job every time,

Name: Jerry Crews
Date: 03/03/2015
Message: We have gone with Mike many times and you simply cannot get a better guide that loves what he does. We always enjoy the trip whether we catch our limit or not.

Name: Paul and Margie Osthoff
Date: 04/07/2014
Message: Fished with Mike on April 2, 2014 and limited out on stripers. Caught 2 over 20lbs. What a great time! Thanks Mike for the great experience

Name: MARK J
Date: 06/25/2011

Name: Brad B
Date: 03/24/2011
Message: I have gone fishin with Mike a few times and just about everytime we caught a few fish. there was one day when we went were we caught about 17 or 18 fish.They probly averaged 14 pounds. It was the greatest fishing trip ive ever been on.

Name: Big Papa
Date: 06/30/2010
Message: Hope to see you on the water. I am from Jasper and do some crappie fishing on Smith. Would like to try striper fishing at some point. When I catch them on crappie gear all I hear is ziiinnng POW.

Name: Josh
Date: 05/11/2010
Message: Recently took a trip with Mike. It was an awesome experience with a top notch guide. We reeled in 9 fish. One of which was a 5 pound spotted bass. I highly recommend it for anyone that loves fishing. Great time and I can't wait to do it again.

 About Us 

Stripemaster's consists of Mike Perry, Mark Perry, and we have to mention Jessica, Mike's wife. She has spent countless hours on the lake with us and she built this website.

Enough with the petty details. We have been striper fishing on Smith Lake for 10 combined experience. The first thing I would like to say about fishing is we are the newest guide service on Smith Lake, and we are not the guides you hear about that make "guarantees" and then go to sleep once we're fishing. We love striper fishing and will always work as hard as it takes to put as many fish in the boat as possible. It doesn't matter if you're a local angler trying to learn how to fish Smith Lake or you're an out of towner wanting a taste of Smith lake's world class striper fishing, we will always do our best to put you on fish.

Our favorite time of year to striper fish is the spring. Nothing gets your heart pumping like seeing a big daddy striper "slurping" at your shad on top. In the spring the fish are fairly shallow, but always looking up, so we fish with planer boards and live shad. We move just fast enough to keep the lines moving and give the shad about 6-8 ft. of line to swim around on. We also catch a lot of fish on big redfins in the spring. All the rest of the year we use down rods with live shad, at various depths. A down rod is just a 2 oz eggsinker with about a 3 ft. leader, hung underneath the boat.

Name: Cliff W.     
Date: 02/02/09
Message: I have gone on a few trips with Mike and Mark and it is always a top notch experience. My average Striper is 14lbs with these guys. I would recommend them to anyone.

Name: Darren Speirs     
Date: 09/18/08
Message: nice web page I will be back to catch more of them stripers

Name: Shelia     
Date: 09/07/08
Message: I have fished this lake with Mike. He wants you to have a good time, he will attend to your needs but most of all he wants you to CATCH FISH and will take you anywhere on the lake to do this. These guys keep the fun and excitement in fishing.

Name: Jessica     
Date: 09/01/08
Message: These guys do a great job! They are very passionate about what they do. They're not just in it for money.



Name: Shannon Calvert   
Date: 07/31/09
Message: Just returned from a great trip with Stripemasters. My sons (7yrs & 10yrs) caught 4 stripers in less than 4 hours!!! Smallest fish was 10 pounds and the biggest was caught by my 10yr old - a whopping 30 pounder!!! Thanks Stripemasters for a trip me and the kids will never forget.



Name: Darren Speirs  
Date: 04/29/09
Message: Another great fishing trip guys you always seem to get us on the fish will be back aging next year and can not wait. Top notch guiding and Thanks



Name: Joey L.    
Date: 02/26/09
Message: These guys are great we had a trip of 10 and they made it happen with no hitches and everybody had more fun than they had ever planned. These fish fight hard and are loads of fun for the whole family. These guys were so nice in accommadating our wives on the boat and making it fun and enjoyable for them