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While I can’t promise you the “perfect” formula for catching a sheepshead — or a “criminal” as some folks call them thanks to their striped jumpsuits — I can promise you this much: if you do the work eventually you will be rewarded. I have often felt that this fish should come with a warning label because they are so addicting. Sheepshead pound…
July 10, 2020
As you'll notice from the Upper Bay Fishing Reports, a huge number of anglers have been fishing in the Hodges/Tolchester area. Unfortunately, this past week we began getting multiple reports of…
July 8, 2020
If you want to go fishing weather-be-danged and a fully enclosed helm station with a cabin makes sense for your needs, you have a fairly limited selection of new fishboats to choose from. Many…
July 6, 2020
Baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie. American stuff. Things that are synonymous with our traditions and heritage. There are two other things I’d like to throw in there. Actually, they go hand and hand…
June 9, 2020
One of the first accessories I add when I get a new kayak for fishing is rod holders. When I first got into kayak fishing, I began using Scotty products. There are other good brands, but I always…
June 7, 2020
There’s a new queen of the Cobia Boats fleet, and she’s a serious fish-killing machine. The biggest eyebrow-raising feature of this biggest Cobia yet? Performance. With a pair of Yamaha F425 XTO…
June 5, 2020
Chances are the title anecdote is engrained deep in your subconscious, whether you grew up fishing the Chesapeake Bay or simply visited a local tackle shop while passing through the watershed. For…
June 3, 2020
What’s the biggest recent development in the world of fishing on the entire eastern seaboard? Quite possibly, the advent of the snakeheads. No, we aren’t happy that this invasive invader took root in…
June 1, 2020
Lying at the bottom of the ocean in 600 to 800 feet of water, golden tilefish are a worthy target for any offshore angler. But the standard-issue method of dragging a “meat rig” with multiple baited…
May 30, 2020
Flounder are a popular target searched out by anglers who enjoy Chesapeake Bay fishing, anglers probing the Mid-Atlantic coastal bays, and even many who fish in the Atlantic’s inshore waters. The…