One fish completely captivates, inspires and dominates the lives of many East Coast anglers — the striped bass. Anyone afflicted with striper fever will tell you it’s no joke: Jobs are lost, relationships strained and appointments missed as sleepless days and nights are spent pursuing the big bass payoff. Striped bass go by many pet names along the Eastern Seaboard from North Carolina to Maine — stripers, linesiders, squid hounds, rockfish, ol’ pajamas — and the regional techniques that the locals rely on from north to south are just as varied. Five legendary striper haunts should be on your to-do list as bass push northward for the spring run. Here’s the perfect playbook to help plan out your spring striper road trip.