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In areas with a good population, brook trout are the perfect fish to target for a beginner who wants to get into the world of trout fishing. These fish are native to Eastern Canada and throughout the Northeast US, extending just west of our low-lying coastal region into the higher elevations. During consistent stream conditions, wild brook trout…
February 24, 2021
There are a few undeniable benefits to making an entrance at the height of uncertainty associated with a global pandemic, but after a one-month hiatus, FishTalk returned to the presses in June 2020…
February 22, 2021
If you think you’d love to join the ranks of new-boat-owning anglers but the bite out of your budget would be too big, the Bayliner T21 Bay has a simple answer to that assertion: nonsense. It may not…
February 20, 2021
As an angler who primarily enjoys kayak fishing I’ve spent years exploring the Chesapeake Bay region, and that includes lots of kayak camping trips. Many of my fishing trips start out with long hours…
February 18, 2021
The winners of the 2020 Boating Writers International (BWI) writing contest were announced today, and not one but two awards were bestowed for editorial content appearing in FishTalk Magazine during…
February 16, 2021
It’s been said that a lie travels halfway around the world before the truth can get out of bed and put its pants on in the morning, but we anglers might instead say that the word of a good bite…
February 14, 2021
Where the Middle Bay ends and the Lower Bay begins depends on one’s point of view. Although I worked in Maryland for a decade while supporting management of dredged material for the Port of Baltimore…
February 13, 2021
Last week, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) held its winter meetings, including for the Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board, via livestreamed webinar. These meetings were…
February 11, 2021
This morning at 11:00 a.m. Mercury Marine introduced the world’s first V12 outboard engine, the 600 horsepower Mercury Verado. The new Mercury Verado 600 is a V12 engine, with a weight of 1,260…
February 9, 2021
There’s a good weather-window, and you have a serious hankering to run offshore even though warm-water species like tuna and billfish won’t be back for months? If you can make the run to the Norfolk…