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Welcome back to FishTalk, folks, and I hope you’re as thrilled as I am to see spring arrive and the Chesapeake and Mid-Atlantic waters come alive for the new season. Yet today I also have to ask you for your forgiveness, as I worry that I may come off a bit strong here. But unfortunately, there’s no polite way to say this: When it comes to striped…
May 26, 2020
You want to hit a tidal creek or river for snakeheads, while maintaining the opportunity for a mixed bag? Small spinnerbaits are just the ticket. Bloody Point Perch Prowlers and similar small…
May 24, 2020
Looking back at my 2019 fishing log has me thinking about some summertime crappie fishing from my kayak. Fishing for those summertime slabs in the warmer months of the year can pose several…
May 22, 2020
Greetings FishTalk readers, I hope each and every one of you is moving through our unexpectedly changed COVID-19 world thinking about rods in your hands and fish in the fryers… somehow or other. Yeah…
May 20, 2020
What’s the very worst thing about reading fishing boat reviews and shopping for a new boat in this day and age? Sticker shock. There are so many boats out there that cost as much as a new house, many…
May 18, 2020
There was a day and age when mid-summer was considered the best of the tuna trolling action off the Maryland coastline, but those days are long gone. In recent years spring and early summer have…
May 16, 2020
Every spring I make it a point to get up to the Catoctin Mountains in Frederick County, to get a good solid helping of trout fishing in this beautiful region of north central Maryland. Much of the…
May 14, 2020
Okay, I’ll admit it up front: in our area black drum don’t get the same respect as red drum. I don’t get it. Together with cobia, these two species make up one of those fishing “Grand Slams” that…
May 11, 2020
Last fall in Solace 345: Breaking New Ground we gave you FishTalk readers the scoop on this new and completely unique fishing boat, and we promised we’d be back with more intel as it became available…
May 9, 2020
If you give a darn about how the Maryland Chesapeake Bay striped bass season is being regulated, we hope you saw Fisheries Update: Summer 2020 MD Striper Regs Proposed. We’re not going to re-hash the…