fishing news

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 25, 2021
Honda Marine pioneered early four-stroke outboard technology and made some serious waves in the outboard world when it introduced it’s 115- and 130-hp outboards way back in the late 1990s, beating…
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 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…
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…
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…
February 18, 2021
The winners of the 2020 Boating Writers International (BWI) writing contest were announced today, and not one but two awards were bestowed for editorial content appearing in FishTalk Magazine during…
February 13, 2021
Last week, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) held its winter meetings, including for the Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board, via livestreamed webinar. These meetings were…
March 19, 2020
Can ya feel it, fellow anglers? I know you can. Spring is just around the corner. By the time this edition reaches you just about all of us will be going half-nuts with cases of wintertime cabin…
October 21, 2019
PARTY ALERT: Team FishTalk/PropTalk will be holding a Beers ‘N Bucktail Bash to raise funds for the Fish For a Cure tournament – but this will be no “regular” party! We have loads of tackle and…
June 20, 2019
NOAA needs to hear from recreational anglers regarding the MRIP numbers they use to calculate how many fish we can catch. The following open post by Captain Monty Hawkins is being reprinted here,…
June 16, 2019
Remember when you were just a little tyke, waddling down the dock while you clutched your Mickey Mouse rod in one hand and dad’s fingers in the other? Remember how he threaded a worm onto the hook,…
March 7, 2019
In view of the recent past, I ask our local governments in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia to consider that they: Declare the months of March through December henceforth be known as “Deluge…
March 1, 2019
Over the course of the last three months, anglers willing to brave the winter elements competed in the 2018-19 CCA Maryland Pickerel Championship. While fishing the waters of Maryland and Delaware,…
December 17, 2018
Welcome back FishTalk readers, and we hope you've enjoyed our 2018 editions. Somehow another year has suddenly gone by, and we’re in the final weeks of what most normal people would call fishing…
November 3, 2018
Welcome back to FishTalk, fellow anglers, as summer melts into fall and the fishing season of 2018 continues to evolve. You may have noticed that I try to keep an upbeat attitude in this column,…
September 29, 2018
My Chesapeake Bay fishing fishing friends, it’s time to rejoice! Fall is here and the surface of the Chesapeake is alight with boiling stripers. Sweetwater and salty species alike are feeding hard…
September 12, 2018
9/14/2018 Update: Florence is now on land and battering the Carolinas. We're dodging a bullet up here in the Mid-Atlantic, and are thankful for that, so we at FishTalk are switching our focus back…