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When I first started kayak fishing it never crossed my mind that someday I would be pedaling one. That doesn’t mean I only use a pedal kayak on every outing, though. In fact, there are pros and cons to using each while fishing. Is a pedal kayak the best choice for you, do you want fins or a prop, or will a paddler be a better move? The choice is…
June 27, 2022
Trying to understand how fisheries science and management works is like trying to understand how the stock market works. We all have a general idea of the concepts at play, and we all certainly feel…
June 25, 2022
There are so darn many cool new fishboats we can’t ever hope to fit ‘em all into Fishboat Reviews. And the past few years have brought so many different developments in fishboats we already have…
June 23, 2022
Whether you call ‘em bull minnow, mummichog, gudgeon, or mud minnow, one thing is for sure: just about every predator sought after by people fishing the Chesapeake Bay enjoys eating these little fish…
June 9, 2022
One of the bright spots in Chesapeake Bay fishing in recent years has been the abundance of cobia. True, the season of 2021 wasn’t quite as hot as 2020. But it was still better for this species than…
June 6, 2022
What’s with all the dead fish pics!? In the recent past I’ve caught flack for allowing FishTalk to publish pictures of dead trophy-sized dead rockfish, of Spanish mackerel piled up like cordwood at…
June 4, 2022
My Brother once commented “Fish are where you find them.” We laughed, but what could be closer to the truth? Striped bass, rockfish as we call them in Maryland, are fairly easy to catch once you find…
June 2, 2022
For many years, all of the big red drum I caught were on live or cut bait like crabs, menhaden chunks, spot, or croaker. And that is an excellent way to catch them, particularly in late spring. We…
May 31, 2022
We all know printed fishing reports are generalized, and weeks have passed before the report gets into your hands, so for timely, up-to-date reports, visit our Reports pages. Current reports will be…
May 29, 2022
At the 2022 Miami International Boat Show last winter, Parker Offshore introduced the second in its all-new lineup of center consoles: the 24CC. This follows on the heels of the 22CC introduction at…