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If you enjoy a boat with copious light-tackle casting deck space, a surprisingly smooth ride for a 21-footer, and neck-snapping acceleration and performance, then you’ll enjoy fishing from a Key West 219FS. Wait a sec – this model isn’t exactly brand new, so why are we talking about it in Hot New Fishboats? Because we’ve now had the chance to give…
June 22, 2019
When warm weather moves in and stripers school up there’s no doubt that one of the most effective way to catch fish in large numbers is often chumming, but chumming in the summer is a bit different…
June 20, 2019
NOAA needs to hear from recreational anglers regarding the MRIP numbers they use to calculate how many fish we can catch. The following open post by Captain Monty Hawkins is being reprinted here,…
June 18, 2019
While bottom fishing isn’t exactly the most artful form of Chesapeake Bay fishing, it has one advantage over just about any other technique: the best chance for red-hot fast action. Anyone who has…
June 16, 2019
Remember when you were just a little tyke, waddling down the dock while you clutched your Mickey Mouse rod in one hand and dad’s fingers in the other? Remember how he threaded a worm onto the hook,…
June 14, 2019
We hope you trollers saw Yellowfin Tuna Fishing Tactics Part One: Trolling, and that chunkers have seen Yellowfin Tuna Fishing Tactics Part Two: Chunking. Now, let's check out jigging for tuna.…
June 12, 2019
You want a boat so fast off the mark that when you nail the throttle, you put Einstein’s Theory of Relativity to the test? The uber-torque delivered by Evinrude’s new E-TEC G2 in-line-three 1.9-liter…
June 9, 2019
Drifting behind the stern of American Mariner during a charter, we watched a school of bay anchovies chased by Spanish mackerel scatter along the surface. Off to our left below the surface were the…
June 7, 2019
Whether you live in Maryland or Virginia, you've probably noticed that fishing in the Potomac River comes up in our fishing reports all the time. It feels like a "home" river to many of us, and since…
June 5, 2019
You say you enjoy fishing for flounder in DelMarVa bays and inlets? We do, too, and having a boat that fishes comfortably and effectively in those coastal bays is imperative. If this is a fishery you…