Fishing News for Mid-Atlantic Anglers

January 18, 2021
If you enjoy Chesapeake Bay fishing, or any sort of fishing for that matter, it's a safe bet that you'd like to catch more fish. Heck, that’s why your eyes are skimming these words at this very…
January 2, 2021
Finally 2021 is here, and we can put that no good, very bad, awful year of 2020 and the Covid-19 mess it came with into the rearview as we hope for, work for, and dream for better years ahead.…
December 14, 2020
As striped bass season winds down in the Chesapeake Bay, a look back at what we've seen in 2020 is illuminating. We received this unexpected letter from contributor Eric Packard, which we think sums…
December 9, 2020
It's a fact: kids LOVE fishing! Start ‘em out young and keep ‘em happy with these kid-friendly fishing tips: Former cover kids Liam, Olivia, and Landon are catching ‘em up! Keep them…
December 1, 2020
Welcome, FishTalking friends, to the final month of 2020. WOOHOO. This awful, horrible, no-good bummer of a year is finally coming to an end. We have a brand-new year to look forward to, one which…
November 24, 2020
Our caravan assembles in a K-Mart parking lot at 7 pm, for a final huddle before departing on the 10-hour trailer to Bogue Inlet in southern North Carolina. Our goal: to get four trailerboats to the…
November 18, 2020
Fish For a Cure 2020 is a wrap, and despite a few Covid-created road bumps it went off without a hitch. Team FishTalk/PropTalk is delighted to report winning both the Slam and the (newly introduced) …
November 7, 2020
There are many good reasons to winterize your boat: to prevent freeze damage, preserve vulnerable parts and pieces through their winter slumber, and to reduce the boat’s overall weathering. There’s…
November 3, 2020
It’s rare that you can get a dozen-plus people to agree on something, and it’s virtually impossible to get tens of thousands to agree on anything. But I’ll bet my bottom dollar that each and every…
October 7, 2020
There are many reasons dedicated anglers hire charters. They may not have a boat capable of hitting a certain fishery, they may be traveling and unable to take their boat with them, or they may…
October 3, 2020
The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) is a non-profit organization that began its efforts in 1977. After noticing an extreme decline in fish populations in the Texas Gulf Coast, anglers came…
October 1, 2020
As people curtailed vacation travel plans and came to realize that there’s just no better way to safely celebrate life on planet Earth than to go out on a boat, in many cases demand has outweighed…
September 9, 2020
Ready to do some Chesapeake Bay fishing, tournament style? There are two upcoming events, both of which benefit fantastic organizations. First, CCA-MD has the Red Trout tournament, taking place…
August 20, 2020
After the Annapolis Boat Shows worked hard creating safety protocols and meeting with health officials for its October shows at City Dock Annapolis, the city this morning announced that the shows…
August 17, 2020
Greetings FishTalk friends, I hope your summer is going well and the fish have been snappin’ in your own personal neck of the woods. No matter where in the Mid-Atlantic region you live and no matter…
August 11, 2020
Thank you for participating in the FishTalk September Cover Contest presented by Fish and Hunt Maryland. Our congratulations go out to cover contest winners Lisa Van Dyke and family, who handily…
August 9, 2020
I suppose it is safe to say I “grew up” fishing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT). I’ve been known to brag that I know every piling of the 17.6-mile crossing. And in reality, I have fished just…
July 24, 2020
Hopefully, most of you noticed that in our weekly fishing reports for the past couple of weeks and in our Attention Maryland Rockfish Anglers blog post we’ve been asking anglers who have fished in…