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In case you missed Top Rigs for Tuna Part I last month, we discussed constructing a bird/green machine tuna rig. That rig utterly destroys the tuna, but even so, the number-one top trolled bait on the east coast is rigged ballyhoo. This versatile bait can be trolled naked, skirted, rigged to skip on the water, or to swim under the surface. And…
January 19, 2020
With the Baltimore Boat Show in town (January 23 to 26 at the Baltimore Convention Center), anglers of all types have one imperative question on their mind: Should I buy a spankin’-brand-new uber-…
January 17, 2020
Unless you've been living in a cave you've probably already heard about Omega Protein busting the menhaden harvest cap in Virginia, how Governor Northam responded, and that many Atlantic States…
January 15, 2020
Hatchery-raised rainbows may not be as wary as wild trout, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re easy to catch all the time, either. Sure, there are days when you’ll fill your stringer in minutes…
January 13, 2020
I enjoy kayak fishing at home in the Chesapeake region, and from January through September of 2019 I fished 59 times here at home from my kayaks – but I also fished another 31 times in kayaks with…
January 11, 2020
If we get a decent Mid-Atlantic ice fishing season this year, many anglers will employ tip-ups. But these much-maligned devices are anything but set-it-and-forget-it pieces of equipment. In fact, how…
January 9, 2020
Mobjack Bay Reef, an elongated site tucked away inside the Bay, is one of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) artificial reefs. Located about 2.75 miles southwest of New Point Comfort,…
January 7, 2020
The new Topwater rooftop rod box from Yakima enables you to store up to eight fully rigged rods up to eight feet in length. The plastic Carbonite shell protects your gear from the elements and the…
January 5, 2020
Gravity has gone amuck, and I’m rudely awakened from a short nap on the V-berth by my head slamming into the Porta-Pottie. Ouch. And, ick. Then gravity reverses course, tossing me back onto the berth…
January 3, 2020
As a fish-head I tend to like simple, no-frills, Spartan center console boats that are focused on fishing, fishing, and more fishing. But every now and again you run across a feature on a boat that…