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Though they say carp are delicious in some parts of the world (the sorts of places where they also eat bats, tarantulas, and monkey brains), this species isn’t what most of us would call excellent table fare, especially when compared to our succulent school-sized late season stripers. Still, even though it may be the last fish in the world you…
November 11, 2018
Alternative facts may help people get elected to office or bend the arc of political history, but when it comes to fishing gear the TRUTH is testable. Yet still, despite the provability of the…
November 7, 2018
Anglers with years of Chesapeake Bay fishing experience know that as water temperatures plummet and our summertime species disappear from the Bay's waters, there’s an excellent chance that chumming…
November 5, 2018
Over the years, I’ve come to realize that small, 1/12th to even quarter-ounce spoons can be absolute dynamite when fishing for species including bluegills, crappies, and white and yellow perch. The…
November 3, 2018
Welcome back to FishTalk, fellow anglers, as summer melts into fall and the fishing season of 2018 continues to evolve. You may have noticed that I try to keep an upbeat attitude in this column,…
November 1, 2018
Dual console fishing boats work well for bay anglers for a number of reasons, but one of the biggest is that they give you both forward and aft cockpits to cast from. Cabin boats limit you to the…
October 28, 2018
Will an electric trolling motor and virtual anchoring help you catch more fish on a Chesapeake-style boat? After spending the season with a new Minn Kota Riptide Ulterra equipped with Spot-Lock and…
October 25, 2018
How to Winterize Your Boat’s Fuel System: A Not-Awfully-Annoying Advertorial Article That You’ll Hopefully Find Helpful. We here at FishTalk believe that the very best way to winterize a boat and…
October 23, 2018
Thanks to the wonders of geology the Eastern Shore of DelMarVa doesn’t have as many tributaries as the western shore, and those that do exist aren’t as significant in terms of the volume of water…
October 21, 2018
  We all fish for different reasons, and I’ve learned that those reasons change as we go through life. Fishing provides a refuge for anyone at any point in their lives, which makes it the greatest…