Trout

March 7, 2022
Fishing for trout is a rite of spring. It happens every year, somewhere between mid-March and early April when the trees bud out, the weather patterns warm, Easter flowers bloom, and the decades-old…
January 28, 2022
While the inshore waters of the Chesapeake Bay are in their wintery slumber, the trout fishing in the highlands is on fire. This lull between deer season and the spring saltwater bite is the ideal…
December 15, 2021
Cold water means active trout, but with most of the fall stockers being caught out by the time there’s a possibility of snow in the forecast, that means you’ll need to fool some savvy fish. Casting…
February 26, 2021
In areas with a good population, brook trout are the perfect fish to target for a beginner who wants to get into the world of trout fishing. These fish are native to Eastern Canada and throughout the…
May 16, 2020
Every spring I make it a point to get up to the Catoctin Mountains in Frederick County, to get a good solid helping of trout fishing in this beautiful region of north central Maryland. Much of the…
April 26, 2020
Known for their beautiful, colorful patterned appearance, and an amazing ability to swim upstream, rainbow trout are a great fish to catch any time of the year. Rainbow trout are special because…
January 15, 2020
Hatchery-raised rainbows may not be as wary as wild trout, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re easy to catch all the time, either. Sure, there are days when you’ll fill your stringer in minutes…
May 17, 2019
Stocked trout have caught your attention? Or, maybe some big bluegills are swimming around in that pond? Then we sure hope you’re familiar with Float-N-Fly tactics, because especially on breezy days…
April 20, 2019
Trout fishing in the spring is alluring in every way, whether you're thinking about loading a stringer with stocked rainbow trout from a local pond or chasing the wild trout of the Gunpowder. Every…
February 11, 2018
Trout of all varieties are perfectly happy to feed in the cold, and in fact, they prefer chillier water than most species in the Mid-Atlantic region. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that fishing…