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Parents with young kids who need a boat with shelter or couples who want the flexibility to overnight on weekend-long fishing trips may be looking for a new fishboat with a walkaround cabin. These have become rather rare in today’s market, however, there’s one that’s big enough to fish the Bay, small enough to trailer to whatever far-flung drive-…
September 25, 2020
Anglers in Tidewater Virginia, with multiple sportfish species and hotspots galore, have a cornucopia or conundrum of choices — depending on their point of view — every time they go fishing. Where to…
September 23, 2020
Two popular and fun bottom fish to catch in the Chesapeake Bay are spot and croaker. Not only do the smaller spot make great bait, when these panfish get a little bigger, they make a perfect fish fry…
September 21, 2020
Trends come and go in fishing, and every year new fishing gear comes out that offers something different for the fish to like as older lure styles go out of fashion. Much like the cyclical nature of…
September 7, 2020
It’s two in the morning and a white pickup truck rolls into my driveway, so I rub my eyes, grab my gear, and jump into the truck for our three-hour drive to the beaches of Assateague Island. I close…
September 5, 2020
Bayliner hasn’t built Trophy models in years, and instead has been focusing its fishing efforts on the Element line with its “M” hull, like the Element F21. But this year, that becomes history — the…
September 3, 2020
The wacky worm may look a bit silly, but it’s a proven way to get largemouth biting. If you haven’t tried fishing a wacky just yet, follow this basic procedure. Hook the worm right in the middle;…
September 1, 2020
When the U.S. Navy Blue Angels come to the area we hear about “Mach Speed.” Mach 1 is equal to the speed of sound in air. In general sound travels faster in warmer air, and for normal and dry…
August 30, 2020
There’s a sweet spot for anglers focused on Chesapeake Bay fishing, right around 21 feet of LOA. That’s the point at which a boat’s small enough for just about anyone to handle, trailer, and afford,…
August 28, 2020
Catching fish can be a tough sport requiring the proper tackle, technique, and strategy, so many fishermen, including beginners and those who are more experienced, turn to guides and captains like…