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My friend Spencer had a new Everglades 243CC, there was talk of slot-size red drum off Point Lookout, and I needed a good excuse to step away from the desk. Fishboat test, anyone? Hmmm, let's see: sit at the desk and work, or go fishing on a new Everglades 243CC? This is what we call a no-brainer. It doesn’t take long to ID the 243CC as a red-…
January 18, 2022
My father taught me how to fish, my Uncle Jimmy taught me to love fishing but always had old boats that were somewhat less than reliable, which led to many adventures on the water including the time …
January 16, 2022
As the water temperatures start to drop there is no need to stop dropping jigs on top of schooling crappie. Here in the Mid-Atlantic region, you will find black crappie in most reservoirs, rivers,…
January 14, 2022
Gadzookes!! You just looked in the freezer and found a bag of fish that’s been zipped up tight for so long you forgot about it? And, while you hate to see it go to waste, you know it won’t be…
January 12, 2022
Most people picture golden tilefish when they think about deep dropping but wreckfish will also bite all year long off the Virginia coast — if you can find ‘em. The toughest part of this mission is…
January 10, 2022
Doing a marine electronics upgrade for your boat can have a major impact, and marine electronics manufacturers have been busy — very busy — with 2022 new product introductions. So, we decided to…
January 8, 2022
Anyone who's ever tried Chesapeake Bay Fishing has almost certainly stumbled into a tackle store to grab some lures at one time or another, and struggled to pick which colors to go with. With a…
January 6, 2022
For timely, up-to-date fishing intel, visit our Fishing Reports pages. Current reports will be published every Friday by noon — just in time for your weekend fishing adventures. For the long view…
January 4, 2022
Alert for all you kayak fishing sharpies out there: The Native Watercraft Slayer Propel Max 10 is now fishing on waterways near you, and it lists some nice improvements over the standard Propel 10.…
January 2, 2022
A common theme from commercial fishermen during the research phase of a 1990s national study of fishing vessel safety was, “We don’t go far offshore, so we don’t need new safety requirements.” Wrong…