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For many fishermen, cobia are the holy grail of Chesapeake Bay fishing. These fish grow larger and fight harder than virtually anything else around, and although their visitation to Bay waters only takes place for a couple of months in the summer, the past few seasons they’ve invaded Maryland’s portions of the Chesapeake in huge numbers — while…
August 11, 2020
Thank you for participating in the FishTalk September Cover Contest presented by Fish and Hunt Maryland. Our congratulations go out to cover contest winners Lisa Van Dyke and family, who handily…
August 9, 2020
I suppose it is safe to say I “grew up” fishing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT). I’ve been known to brag that I know every piling of the 17.6-mile crossing. And in reality, I have fished just…
August 7, 2020
If your aching back loves the uber-smooth ride of a powercat (can you see me raising my own hand right now?) then one thing that probably drives you nuts is the lack of choices on the market today.…
July 24, 2020
Hopefully, most of you noticed that in our weekly fishing reports for the past couple of weeks and in our Attention Maryland Rockfish Anglers blog post we’ve been asking anglers who have fished in…
July 22, 2020
Ribbonfish, otherwise known as cutlassfish, are a popular fishing target throughout the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans and have become a more common catch for those enjoying some Chesapeake Bay…
July 20, 2020
Spadefish are one of the most under-rated sportfish in our region: they’re present in large numbers over wrecks and fishing reefs close to shore all summer long; they make for great table fare; and…
July 18, 2020
Most offshore anglers who go tuna trolling are well aware of the fact that temperature breaks act as offshore structure. Flotsam and bait tend to collect along them, and visible rips may form where…
July 16, 2020
Building marine structure with artificial reefs is an ongoing Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) initiative. Chapters in Virginia and Maryland have and continue to contribute to Bay restoration…
July 14, 2020
With the water now warmed up for summer anglers will encounter fish suspended in the water column as a result of environmental factors, making summer trolling tactics and summer chumming effective…