striped bass fishing

November 23, 2022
Who says humans aren’t a migratory species? Keep a close eye on the roadways, and you’ll notice a late fall/early winter migration taking place — a migration of DelMarVa anglers headed for the ramp…
October 1, 2022
Striped bass are in trouble. The numbers of Chesapeake Bay rockfish have plunged to such worrisome levels that strong action is required to begin to rebuild the Mid-Atlantic population. To help…
September 22, 2022
Part 3 of The Past, Present, & Future of Striped Bass: Chesapeake Perspective focuses on Rebuilding a Fishery and Bay that Future Anglers Deserve. In the final installment of this series we have …
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 …
January 1, 2022
Rudow's FishTalk is the go-to source for the most accurate, timely, how-to and where-to information about Chesapeake Bay fishing and angling throughout Mid-Atlantic region. If you're looking for…
April 29, 2021
We would have preferred to run this article in the April edition of FishTalk when trophy striper fishing is at its peak in the Chesapeake, but due to the trophy season controversy, recent elimination…
December 26, 2020
Spring may be the season for amore, but if you enjoy Chesapeake Bay fishing, spring, summer and fall are all seasons for love — fishing at Love Point, that is. Take a poll of anglers who ply the…
October 11, 2020
October is usually the month when peanut bunker migrate out of the rivers, and rockfish move into tributary mouths to ambush them. It’s also a time of year when blustery winds can keep you off the…
June 13, 2020
Some 20 to 30 years ago advances in gear and lures changed the way many of us see Chesapeake Bay fishing. Anglers up and down the shores of the Bay set aside the pool-cue rods, wire lines, and 20-…
November 28, 2019
Jigging for summer stripers is one thing, but jigging them up in the cold is a different gig. As water temps in the mainstem Chesapeake Bay drop down in to the 40s those stripers start hugging the…
November 7, 2019
Each and every year, over 25 million cars and trucks pass right over one of the hottest fishing spots around for Chesapeake Bay fishing. And while the people in those cars may be thinking about which…
August 11, 2019
Don’t you just love the social aspect of joining the massive fleets at the Bay Bridge pilings, Swan Point, Love Point, or Podickory? Isn’t it fun to jockey between five other boats to get in a cast,…
August 5, 2019
Striped Bass are often targeted by those who enjoy Chesapeake Bay fishing, and are one of the most popular sportfish in the Mid-Atlantic region. Rockfish, as they’re known on the Bay, can be found…
April 3, 2019
Spring trophy rockfish trolling is highly effective, there's no doubt, but eventually you might grow sick and tired of cranking up thousand-pound umbrella rigs on broomstick-like rods. You wish you…
March 24, 2019
As satisfying as setting your own favorite spring trophy striper trolling spreads and trolling with planer boards on your personal boat can be, a trip aboard a charter can be a welcome break. Someone…
March 18, 2019
Anyone who plans to learn about Chesapeake Bay fishing needs to know about bucktail jigs, and how to fish with them. But before we get to tactics and techniques, here's a quick video that will help…
January 31, 2019
There are all kinds of wintertime opportunities for Mid-Atlantic anglers, ranging from ice fishing to trout fishing to tautog fishing. But in our neck of the woods, there are also lots of striper…
January 24, 2019
Striped bass are the number-one target when it comes to Chesapeake Bay fishing, and it’s no wonder why striper fishing is so amazingly popular: stripers bite willingly, fight hard, and taste great.…