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Casting to or jigging shoreline structure and fishing light tackle for stripers in the shallows is often, in a way, fishing history. Every structure has a story, sometimes known, sometimes not so well known, sometimes forgotten. Much of this structure is intended: docks, bridges, platforms, breakwaters, shoreline protection, pipelines, discharge…
August 3, 2020
Shhh… if you listen closely, you can hear your fishing boat talking. It’s trying to tell you something. Yes, your boat does have the power to communicate with you — but only if you’re willing to…
August 1, 2020
The Boston Whaler Dauntless series has been around forever, and while they’re generally thought of as family-fishers designed for crossover use ranging from trolling to tubing, their low-slung…
July 30, 2020
Truth: the most effective way to stack Spanish mackerel into a fishbox is trolling for them with planers and spoons. Another truth: this can get thoroughly boring, even when the bite is good, as…
July 28, 2020
Bluegills are a popular recreational fish for beginner fishermen and are primarily concentrated throughout freshwater bodies of water, and in fresh areas of tributaries to the Chesapeake Bay. They…
July 26, 2020
We come across some very cool fishing gear every year, and we also come across some utterly weird items that are allegedly designed to catch fish - or, at least to catch fishermen. We thought it…
July 24, 2020
Hopefully, most of you noticed that in our weekly fishing reports for the past couple of weeks and in our Attention Maryland Rockfish Anglers blog post we’ve been asking anglers who have fished in…
July 22, 2020
Ribbonfish, otherwise known as cutlassfish, are a popular fishing target throughout the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans and have become a more common catch for those enjoying some Chesapeake Bay…
July 20, 2020
Spadefish are one of the most under-rated sportfish in our region: they’re present in large numbers over wrecks and fishing reefs close to shore all summer long; they make for great table fare; and…
July 18, 2020
Most offshore anglers who go tuna trolling are well aware of the fact that temperature breaks act as offshore structure. Flotsam and bait tend to collect along them, and visible rips may form where…