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Greetings FishTalk readers, and welcome to the last edition of 2019. Thanks for grabbing this magazine (okay, we're going online now, but hopefully you grabbed the print edition weeks ago), and I sincerely hope you enjoy every moment you spend flipping through these pages. I also hope that doing so helps you catch more, bigger fish! Our final…
December 12, 2019
Anyone who loves Chesapeake Bay fishing should know about Cherrystone Reef, which is charted between depth contour lines and where bottom variations are prominent, even though it's not as famous as…
December 10, 2019
You want to find and bait marlin? Set out to fish for bigeye tuna? No one ever hit a 95-mph fastball, shot par on a round of golf, sank three-pointers on the court, or strapped on a pair of skates…
December 8, 2019
Like most of you who own a boat I love my fishing maching but I always want it to be a better boat, so when it was showing its age last year, I decided to haul it over to Pasadena Boatworks for some…
December 6, 2019
Madeira Beach, Florida: Five slightly hungover, Uber-challenged bachelor-party fishermen are showing up for their fishing charter 45 minutes late. Young Captain Kellen had no issues with this; he’s…
December 4, 2019
Popping corks have been around for ages, and are used extensively along the Gulf Coast and Florida for species like red drum and speckled trout. But those of us who’ve tried importing popping cork…
December 2, 2019
You think that if you’ve seen one dual console fishing boat, you’ve seen ‘em all? Then we dare you to take a look at the new Albemarle 31 DC. If you can check this boat out and continue to maintain…
November 30, 2019
Giant ribbonfish invaded the Virginia Beach oceanfront this summer, filling up dock shots, providing a good fight for their weight, and proving even better table fare. Until recently, China, Japan,…
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 26, 2019
With such a wide variety of fish to target in our area, it’s easy to overlook one of the most reliable sources for a fun fight that we have access to in the Delmarva region: catfish. Whether you’re…