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Welcome back FishTalk readers, and we hope you've enjoyed our 2018 editions. Somehow another year has suddenly gone by, and we’re in the final weeks of what most normal people would call fishing season. But we fish-heads, we’re not normal. We know that as long as there’s open water and fish swimming around in it, there’s some possibility of…
December 15, 2018
For many of us, owning a brand new Bertram 61 convertible sportfishing machine is little more than a pipe dream. But as a reader asked me not long ago: what if you won the Mega Millions? Then, what…
December 13, 2018
There's some excellent fishing to be found in the Ocean City, MD inlet, especially at these five top hotspots: Tip of the North inlet jetty - striped bass, bluefish, and tautog. Outside wall of…
December 11, 2018
The Scout 235 XSF is the largest center console boat in the XSF series, and the larger models built by Scout Boats are tagged LXF, denoting “luxury” center consoles. As such, you’d think you’ll be…
December 9, 2018
Just as many folks are winterizing boats at the end of the fall, the fishing is actually blasting off – the average size striper is typically larger than all other months of the year and the fish…
December 7, 2018
Those familiar with Chesapeake Bay fishing know that in every tributary from the Susquehanna River clear down to the Elizabeth, there’s a fish that stays in town and bites right through the winter…
December 5, 2018
Any list of the five best fishing lures of all time must include: Bucktails Spoons Soft Plastic Jigs Marabou Jigs Topwater Plugs If you want to start a brawl, try bad-mouthing Old Bay in a…
December 3, 2018
For many Chesapeake anglers Thanksgiving signals an end to fishing for the late season stripers. The weather starts cooling off, thoughts turn to turkey and football games, and boats start coming out…
December 1, 2018
Attention all fish-heads: The FishTalk/PropTalk fishing team would like to send out one major-league, back-slapping, high-fiving thank-you to everyone who donated to this year’s Fish For a Cure…
November 29, 2018
Maryland is not the first state most people think of when they hear about big bass lakes and world-class freshwater fishing. However, tournaments held on Baltimore County’s three reservoirs,…