Fishing News for Mid-Atlantic Anglers

November 29, 2021
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…
November 26, 2021
  Angler in Chief Lenny Rudow is selling his beloved Glacier Bay 22 – here are the specifics: Yes, the FishTalk fishing machine is now on the market. Photo courtesy of David Sites 1997 hull,…
November 23, 2021
Modern technology and the transition from paper charts to electronic navigation charts (ENC) has fundamentally changed how we prepare for fishing trips and navigate our boats. The wealth of…
November 17, 2021
The Fish For a Cure tournament of 2021 is a wrap, and it was another fantastic year for battling cancer by fishing. Sixty-two teams participated, with Liquid Creative winning the Heaviest Rockfish…
November 9, 2021
A little over a year ago in late September of 2020, David J. Smith was sentenced to 18 months of incarceration at the Anne Arundel County Detention center. His crime? Embezzling at least $136,200…
November 5, 2021
You say it’s time to winterize your boat? We say balderdash!! There’s a solid month of excellent Chesapeake Bay fishing yet to take place. Our strong recommendation is to invest in a good warm float-…
November 3, 2021
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…
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…