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With all the recent confusion over Maryland Chesapeake Bay circle hook regulations, a few simple facts have been overlooked. Fact number one: anglers using circle hooks cause less mortality among released striped bass. Some will say there’s no science to support this assertion, but they’re dead wrong. Way back in 1999 the DNR performed a study in…
May 23, 2018
The wind was piping down the South River when I showed up at Waterfront Marine, in Edgewater, MD, to get in a sea trial on the Robalo Cayman 246. With a southern bay-boat style design and a mere 16-…
May 22, 2018
What’s the biggest fish you’ve ever caught while Chesapeake Bay fishing? A 50-pound striper? A 70-pound cobia? Whatever it may be, there’s a good chance that you can beat that mark with a successful…
May 21, 2018
Crappie are a great panfish to target, they make for a great fried fish dinner, and they're a species that you can catch while fishing in the Mid-Atlantic year-round. Ready to go on a crappie hunt?…
May 19, 2018
While trot-lining for crabs is generally considered the most efficient method of harvesting a bushel basket full of cranky crustaceans, running a trot line also requires a certain amount of skill –…
May 19, 2018
Chesapeake Bay fishing offers many options, and the summer months may be the best time for fly fishing on the Bay since the fish tend to be high in the water column. It’s certainly possible to catch…
May 19, 2018
Mercury Marine introduced a new line of V6 four-stroke outboard engines just a few months ago, and now they're following that up with a new line of V8 outboards, in 250 FourStroke and 300 FourStroke…
May 18, 2018
The Yamaha F425 XTO Offshore V8 outboard has now been officially introduced to the boating public, eclipsing the Yamaha F350C as this engine manufacturer's biggest offering on the water. This engine …
May 18, 2018
It's true that this winter's Bomb Cyclone temperature drops caused a speckled trout kill up and down the coast, but that doesn't mean we won't be able to catch specks this spring. In fact, our first…
May 16, 2018
Chesapeake Bay fishing offers many opportunities to try fly fishing from a kayak while protected from gusting wind and large boat wakes. From Anne Arundel County’s 500 miles of tidal shoreline to…