Fishing News for Mid-Atlantic Anglers

October 14, 2021
Editor's note: we don't usually post letters to the editor online, but with so many contentious issues in fisheries management these days ranging from the Modern Fish Act to menhaden, it's hard to…
October 12, 2021
There’s no cabin on this boat, much less any air conditioning beyond the natural Chesapeake breeze. The seats are plain benches. The boat’s performance is on par with a small barge. It’s painted…
September 30, 2021
Anyone who’s been boat shopping during the past year knows that the biggest problem is, well, actually finding a boat you can buy, because between supply chain issues, manufacturing workforce issues…
September 19, 2021
We started Live with Lenny as an answer to Covid-19, since we couldn’t enjoy our usual face-to-face chats at all the usual events and a serious case of the boat show blues set in. We lost the…
September 3, 2021
Fall fishing is on the way FishTalkers, and that means red hot Chesapeake Bay fishing action up and down the DelMarVa zone and all along the coast! When the dog days of summer give way to a chill in…
August 4, 2021
Every single angler who enjoys Chesapeake Bay fishing should be rooting for congress to pass the infrastructure bill currently being hashed out. In 2021 the Chesapeake Bay Program received $87.5…
July 28, 2021
Greetings FishTalkers, I hope your summer of Chesapeake Bay fishing has been going well! Only a few of you will have reason to take advantage of the topic of this month’s column. That fact alone…
June 24, 2021
One of the best things about being in the fishing industry is meeting countless cool fellow fish-heads and Chesapeake Bay fishing nuts who have found a niche in the business. Most people don’t get…
June 7, 2021
Editor’s Note: Notes from the Cockpit is one of the few parts of this magazine where we depart from our usual how-to/where-to fishing framework to broach other topics related to fishing and fisheries…
May 4, 2021
With the booming popularity in bowfishing for snakeheads and the booming snakehead population, it’s come to our attention here at FishTalk that multiple bow anglers have recently begun plying the…
May 3, 2021
The dictionary definition of “invasive” includes words like aggressive, hostile, war-like, and disturbing. Those terms certainly fit when describing the invasive species currently attacking the…
April 22, 2021
We all love Chesapeake Bay fishing, and most of us reading this will have grown up on its shores, taken our children or grandchildren fishing in its waters. We know that the first chirps of osprey…
April 18, 2021
Want to check out some new how-to fishing videos? We’ve enjoyed a fantastic spring of fishing so far in 2021, and that’s given us the opportunity to produce several new videos covering how-to aspects…
April 7, 2021
The largemouth bass are biting, red drum are making their presence known at the mouth of the Chesapeake, and spring is in full force. Finally, we can pack away the winter gear, enjoy a bit of warming…
March 30, 2021
After a thoroughly depressing year of 2020 boat shows (or lack thereof), we’re thrilled at the prospect of once again seeing hull after hull of gleaming fiberglass, row upon row of shiny new…
March 28, 2021
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) determined that there are insufficient Atlantic menhaden on the Atlantic Coast to feed critically important predators such as striped bass,…
March 19, 2021
Call them striped bass, stripers, rockfish, or whatever you like, one thing is for sure: the way these fish are managed is confusing to say the least. So the Coastal Conservation Association of…
March 3, 2021
After three solid months of very tough catch-photo-release competition with an amazing 80 anglers registered in the running, the CCA Maryland Winter Pickerel Championship drew to a close with…