Fishing News for Mid-Atlantic Anglers

July 29, 2022
Looking for some simple ways to reuse, replenish, and repair? When it comes to fishing gear the possibilities are virtually endless — check out these 20 fishing hacks. Put silica packets in your…
July 27, 2022
In early July an Omega Protein net broke, according to the company, spilling tens of thousands of dead menhaden across Virginia's Eastern Shore shoreline from Cherrystone to Cape Charles. Now we…
July 17, 2022
You think you can ID a rockfish from a mile, and can tell the difference between yellowfin and bluefin tuna at a glance? Okay, let’s see what you’ve got. We put the three pictures below in the July…
July 14, 2022
Part 2 of The Past, Present, & Future of Striped Bass: Chesapeake Perspective focuses on The Current State of the Striper Fishery, Habitat, & Forage. We were very fortunate to have an expert…
July 1, 2022
We all know printed fishing reports are generalized and weeks have passed before the report gets into your hands, so for timely, up-to-date reports, visit our Reports section. Current reports will be…
June 27, 2022
Trying to understand how fisheries science and management works is like trying to understand how the stock market works. We all have a general idea of the concepts at play, and we all certainly feel…
June 21, 2022
Sharrow props startled the boating world when they were introduced, bringing a huge efficiency boost to outboard powered fishboats of all makes and sizes. Now, they’ve announced more big news: Yamaha…
June 18, 2022
Many of you folks sent in the completed crossword in our June edition, provided by the fine folks at Dangle Lures. The winner of a prize-package: Kyle Tores, of Lothian, MD. Congratulations, Kyle!…
June 6, 2022
What’s with all the dead fish pics!? In the recent past I’ve caught flack for allowing FishTalk to publish pictures of dead trophy-sized dead rockfish, of Spanish mackerel piled up like cordwood at…
May 31, 2022
We all know printed fishing reports are generalized, and weeks have passed before the report gets into your hands, so for timely, up-to-date reports, visit our Reports pages. Current reports will be…
May 23, 2022
It’s easier than you think to accidentally turn what should be a routine chore at the fuel dock into a first-class mess. Part of being a sensible, responsible angler is ensuring that your boat’s fuel…
May 21, 2022
A huge problem has wormed its way into marine fisheries management. We’re now on course to collapse several important fisheries. The culprit? NOAA’s Marine Resource Information Program (MRIP).…
May 12, 2022
  Maryland striped bass commercial and recreational regulations and seasons for the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast. FISHERY \ YEAR SEASON…
May 12, 2022
In Part 1 of The Past, Present, & Future of Striped Bass: A Chesapeake Perspective we were very fortunate to have an expert panel including Bill Goldsborough, Jim Uphoff, and Marty Gary join us …
May 5, 2022
Editor's note: Tune in May 12 at 7:00 for the first Past, Present, and Future of Striped Bass, a Chesapeake Bay Perspective, an informative and educational series appearing on the FishTalk Facebook…
April 29, 2022
We all know printed fishing reports are generalized and weeks have passed before the report gets into your hands, so for timely, up-to-date reports, visit our Reports section. Current reports will be…
April 27, 2022
Do you love fishing for striped bass, or as they're known in the Chesapeake, rockfish? Well, of course you do. The bigger question at the moment is, do you love the striped bass itself? And if the…
April 17, 2022
Anglers have countless theories on how, when, and why they spook fish, and we took an in-depth look at the topic in Scaring Fish: Sensory Overload, a couple of years ago. At the moment, however, let'…