Before you got too excited, the fish in the picture was caught in April of 2014. However the Delaware Bay and river is coming alive with large migratory striped bass. This is the beginning of the next phase of the striped bass spring run, when the fish start moving into the spawning grounds. We already have tons of the small male rats schooling up everywhere. There are also some rather large males in schools along the Delaware Bay beaches as well as the tidal creeks and rivers. It is striped bass spawning season and we have some regulations in . . .