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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’ve been biting all winter if you knew where to find them and were willing to brave the elements. But as their spring run begins huge schools move into…
February 15, 2019
Primarily striper fishing from my kayak, I’ve customized every inch of it to achieve my dark purposes. Within every community sub-communities exist, often seemingly at odds with each other and…
February 13, 2019
How to Make Your Fishing Boat Better: A FishTalk Actually-Helpful-Not-Just-Annoying (we promise!) Special Advertising Section, including a Way to Reduce Rocking and Rolling Underway. If you want to…
February 13, 2019
If you want to catch chain pickerel, few offerings will ever top a big, fat mummichog minnow in both fresh and brackish waters. The key to using them effectively, however, lies in the presentation.…
February 11, 2019
Several boats were always moored at the end of our pier growing up. At age eight, my first boat was a 14-foot leaky flat-bottom planked rowboat. That fantastic fishing platform took me as far as my…
February 9, 2019
Before we delve into the traits of the AlumaCraft MV2072 AW Bay, one question must be addressed: why might an angler interested in Chesapeake Bay fishing opt for an aluminum rig over fiberglass? Let…
February 7, 2019
When we went to Angler’s Sport Center to shoot some video recently, we spent some time focused on finding the five best fishing lures made by local companies – and then realized that we’d fished with…
February 5, 2019
How is it that with a mere one to two percent of historic oyster populations left, our leaders could attempt to make oyster replenishment harder and less effective? Yet that’s exactly what Maryland…
February 5, 2019
When it comes to fishing reels everyone has their own favorites, but we set out to pick the 10 best reels you can buy today. Is your number-one pick on the list? Let’s find out. But before we dig…
February 2, 2019
Before reading on, you may want to check out this new video of reef building in action, shot on the Morning Star this February: Imagine: despite the best bottom paint money can buy, if you leave a…