yellow perch

February 19, 2024
As early spring dawns in the Mid-Atlantic region many anglers from Delaware to Virginia will have the same thing on their mind: the yellow perch run in tidal creeks and rivers up and down the coast…
February 16, 2024
Yes, we know it's chilly and the summer species we love to chase after have long departed the Chesapeake Bay fishing scene, but that doesn't mean you can't get a bend in your rod. Layer up, brew some…
January 11, 2024
Maybe there’s a warm day being forecast and you want to take advantage of the decent weather. Maybe you heard there’s an unexpected bite going off and you don’t want to miss out. Or, maybe you’re…
December 7, 2023
No matter where you live in Chesapeake Country there are sure to be plenty of bridges nearby, and hopping from one to the next is a great way to find a solid bite — especially during the winter…
February 9, 2023
Countless anglers plying the waters of DelMarVa have used shad darts thousands of times and caught countless fish on them — without ever necessarily shad fishing. While fishing for shad can be a ton…
December 19, 2022
You’re winter fishing for yellow perch and you know live bait is usually most effective but you either can’t get any minnow, or just don’t like using bait? Catching yellow perch on lures gets tougher…
March 1, 2022
You say you did not partake in the ice fishing season and you’re sick and tired of sub-freezing temperatures, not to mention cold winds and being bottled up inside? Us too — thank goodness we’ll soon…
February 13, 2022
Tactics for catching yellow perch in February can be as complex or as simple as you make ‘em. In the piece-of-cake category, we have fishing bull minnow on a bottom rig. But some anglers prefer to…
February 7, 2021
There are plenty of winter fishing options in Chesapeake Country, but often it’s so cold out that your five-star-rated thermos bottle can’t keep the coffee warm past 9 a.m. Every 10 to 15 minutes you…
January 10, 2021
As long as the fresher headwaters of tidal creeks and tributaries doesn’t freeze solid, a mixed bag of crappie, perch, pickerel, and bass awaits. One under-utilized method of prospecting for winter…
December 17, 2020
Pop Quiz: When does Chesapeake Bay fishing season end? A. In November B. In December C. In December or January, depending on the weather D. Never! Yes, bass are on the menu when winter fishing…
November 20, 2020
Many of us cruise down the DelMarVa peninsula on a regular basis during our fishing endeavors, whether it’s to hit a Chesapeake Bay fishing hotspot or reach the beach for some saltier action. But…
February 26, 2020
Presented by Fish & Hunt Maryland Goodbye snow, hello sunshine, spring is in the air – and in the state of Maryland, the month of March means that means that winter yellow perch fishing is…
February 17, 2019
In the Mid-Atlantic region winter yellow perch fishing at tidal creeks is a great way to bend a rod when it's snowing, but to many people yellow perch are the first harbingers of spring. Sure, they’…
January 6, 2019
Last winter we examined how to prep for cheap and easy ice fishing without having to buy a bunch of expensive gear, and we also took a look at ice fishing for trout in specific. So this winter, we…
February 20, 2018
We’ve suffered through Arctic Bomb Cyclones and Polar Vortexes for long enough – rejoice, for spring is just around the corner and Chesapeake Bay fishing is not far away, people! And many anglers in…
February 1, 2018
Deep Creek Lake, located in western Maryland, is a vacation spot and fishing destination for people all year round. But if you’re rather try some KISS bass fishing while the rest of the family hits…
January 17, 2018
Whether you’re ice fishing for bluegills at Deep Creek Lake or trying to get some mid-winter yellow perch on the line at Port Deposit, “pounding” is a winter-time technique that often works wonders…