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Those of you who love Chesapeake Bay Fishing, it’s RED ALERT time: Norwegian company AquaCon is proposing to build a 25-acre indoor salmon farm in Federalsburg, MD, produce about 35 million pounds of salmon per year at the facility, and dump 2.3 million gallons of wastewater PER DAY into Marshyhope Creek. Federal and state designations of the…
August 9, 2022
ATTENTION BEGINNER ANGLERS: If your main goal is to catch something — anything with scales and a tail — you need to have white perch on your radar. White perch are one of the most prolific finfish in…
August 7, 2022
Greetings FishTalk readers, I hope your summer has thus far been a blur of bent rods, flying slime, and full coolers. This morning I awoke, took a shower, and while sudsing up discovered an errant…
August 5, 2022
Those who fish the Virginia side of the lower Potomac River know the edge off the lower north coast of Smith Point well. Ebb currents distribute bait along this edge. In the fall, waiting schools of…
August 3, 2022
We’re walking down the docks at the Miami International Boat Show, looking at one mega-monster center console after the next, many of which have three, four, or even five outboards strapped to the…
August 1, 2022
Fishing reports published in print are generalized and weeks may have passed before the report gets into your hands, so for timely up-to-date reports, visit our Fishing Reports online. Current…
July 30, 2022
No rod, no reel, no problem... there are several other ways to catch some critters on your kayak, like trotlining for blue crabs. A few years ago I was thumbing through the Maryland Department of…
July 29, 2022
Looking for some simple ways to reuse, replenish, and repair? When it comes to fishing gear the possibilities are virtually endless — check out these 20 fishing hacks. Put silica packets in your…
July 27, 2022
In early July an Omega Protein net broke, according to the company, spilling tens of thousands of dead menhaden across Virginia's Eastern Shore shoreline from Cherrystone to Cape Charles. Now we…
July 27, 2022
We’ve all been there before: there are little bluefish or stripers busting on bait, and suddenly out of the corner of your eye you see a pelagic-looking creature shoot out of the water, arc…