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East Ocean View Reef, originally known as ODU College Reef, or ODU Reef, was sponsored by The Institute of Oceanography at Old Dominion University (ODU). The reef’s purpose was to support student study of fish breeding and feeding habits. Construction was completed in mid-1968. The Coast Survey’s Automated Wreck and Obstruction Information System…
May 25, 2022
Many of today’s center console boats are so dang jam-packed with frou-frou features like reclining loungers and neon-lighted cupholders that they sacrifice some fishability for “luxury” features, and…
May 23, 2022
It’s easier than you think to accidentally turn what should be a routine chore at the fuel dock into a first-class mess. Part of being a sensible, responsible angler is ensuring that your boat’s fuel…
May 21, 2022
A huge problem has wormed its way into marine fisheries management. We’re now on course to collapse several important fisheries. The culprit? NOAA’s Marine Resource Information Program (MRIP).…
May 19, 2022
Many private boat owners who plan to fish offshore jump on a charter for the learning experience. That’s a very good move, but it also can lead to making some big mistakes — because on your 26-foot…
May 17, 2022
Whether there’s a sudden windstorm or you decided to brave a breezy day, kayak fishing can turn from delightful to difficult in a matter of minutes. Worse yet, flipping is a kayak anglers’ worst…
May 15, 2022
Jigging a spoon for black sea bass may not load the boat quite as quickly as dropping a standard top-and-bottom rig with baited hooks, but it does often result in catching significantly larger fish.…
May 13, 2022
Many anglers dread the May worms, as they can lead to striped bass with full bellies and little desire to eat a lure. Consider this event from a slightly scientific-ish perspective, however, and you…
May 12, 2022
Whether you're a dedicated angler who loves nothing more than Chesapeake Bay fishing or a casual fishermen who only gets out on the water once in a while, we hope you joined us for the Past, Present…
May 12, 2022
Learn about the guests on episode I, The Dark Years: Lessons Learned from The Striped Bass Moratorium 1985 - 1990. Presented By: CCA-MD, Yamaha Rightwaters, the American Sportfishing Association,…