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I’m at Mattingly Avenue Park on Mattawoman Creek off the Potomac River in the early morning, slipping my kayak into the water as fog rises off it all around me. Today I’ll be hunting blue catfish — but with lures, not bait. I’m heading towards thinner water that’s bordered by tall grass and lily pads. As I peddle my kayak toward my destination, I…
September 27, 2022
Whether Chesapeake Bay fishing is your game, you enjoy popping through the inlet and fishing in the open Atlantic, or a reservoir full of largemouth bass is more to your liking, one thing is for sure…
September 25, 2022
The Choptank River is uniquely situated far enough south to enjoy southern species like speckled trout and Spanish mackerel for much of the season, yet far enough north to enjoy a solid striped bass …
September 23, 2022
Introduced during Covid-time and somewhat difficult to see up until recently, Sea Pro Boats has a new queen for their fleet: the 320 DLX Offshore. One of the things that really stunk about the…
September 22, 2022
Striped bass are in trouble.The numbers of this popular game fish have plunged to such worrisome levels that strong action is required to begin to rebuild the population. To help restore this iconic…
September 21, 2022
Following an unseasonal cold front and pounding rain, a stiff breeze churned the waters a bit much for Chesapeake Bay fishing as the dawning sky began to grow more pinkish to the eastward over the…
September 18, 2022
Pickerel are one of the handful of species of fish in the Mid-Atlantic region which hit their stride during the cooler months of the year, in creeks, rivers and lakes accessible by boat, via kayak…
September 15, 2022
The Delaware seacoast is rather short, yet the saltwater wreck and reef fishing opportunities along it abound. Through the treacherous Delaware Bay ships carry local, regional, and international…
September 12, 2022
Red Drum in skinny water can be some of the most action-packed fishing you can find on the lower Chesapeake Bay during the late summer and early fall months — this month is the perfect time to get…
September 9, 2022
There is a lot to be said for the lowly carp, an often demeaned and even hated gamefish species by some who seek “proper” gamefish. Yes, I’ll call the carp a gamefish and you carp-haters know who you…