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The Carolina Skiff 198 is a boat that eschews those bells and whistles that drive up cost, and instead offers up a simple, straightforward, economical, safe platform that’s equally at home both fishing and crabbing. Before we dig into some details, let's take a quick peek at the boat on video. Since most of you anglers are already going to be…
August 22, 2019
Monster catfish are known to swim in the Chesapeake and its tributaries, but what about freshwater lakes, rivers, and ponds? They are out there – big, barrel-chested fish that are ready to fight.…
August 20, 2019
Pound nets are found throughout the Chesapeake Bay waters – every time you drive past those lines of poles with nets hanging from them, you’re going by a pound net. Commercial fishermen use the nets…
August 17, 2019
Spanish mackerel and king mackerel are both present in the Mid-Atlantic region, but Spanish mackerel are far more prevalent and fishing for Spanish mackerel is popular when Chesapeake Bay fishing. It…
August 3, 2019
Concrete pipes make an excellent reef building material, and smaller pipes can be “nested” inside larger pipes and boxes to create multiple passages through each module. This has the added benefit of…
August 1, 2019
Despite their aerial antic, awesome colors, and willingness to eat when many other offshore species seem lock-jawed, truth be told, for many offshore trollers mahi-mahi (properly called dolphinfish)…
July 30, 2019
If you think you're a decent billfish angler or consider yourself a lucky fisherman, then two tournaments are coming up this month that you may want to consider entering: the White Marlin Open and…
July 28, 2019
Facts are facts: put a recreational crabber up against a commercial crabber, and the commercial waterman is going to win 10 out of 10 times. Those folks are out on the water every day, they know the…
July 27, 2019
Every year at in Orlando, Florida at ICAST, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, the latest fishing gear from the industry's top manufacturers is displayed and voted on at the…
July 26, 2019
Dual console fishing boats continue to grow in popularity, and the Sailfish 245DC is a great example of why. Is it as ideal as a center console for fishing, fishing, and nothing but fishing? Nah. But…