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.
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
Message: nice web page I will be back to catch more of them stripers
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.
Message: These guys do a great job! They are very passionate about what they do. They're not just in it for money.
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.
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
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