Fishing News for Mid-Atlantic Anglers

January 26, 2023
Yes, we diehard anglers layer up and brave the elements to go winter fishing every chance we get even in February. Of course, we hardcore casters love prowling for pickerel, tugging on tautog, and…
January 8, 2023
Ahoy there anglers, some of you may have heard by now that I recently upgraded my fishing boat from a 22’ Glacier Bay to a Caymas 26 HB. One of the reasons I did so was because the Caymas is twice as…
January 5, 2023
If the wind is down and the temperatures are up, to heck with those winter fishing shows – take advantage of the opportunity, and go fishing for some big blue catfish, or head out into the ocean and…
December 31, 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…
December 27, 2022
For many anglers, the best way to cap off a day of Chesapeake Bay fishing is with a fresh fish dinner. The idea for a fish cleaning station sprang from pure necessity. Growing up, Dad said that if I…
December 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…
November 27, 2022
Dear Governors Moore and Youngkin: All of the tens of thousands of FishTalk readers and I have one thing in common - we love fishing and we love the Chesapeake Bay. And we all share a common problem…
November 16, 2022
Most crabbers put away their gear long before Thanksgiving, but truth be told there’s often good crabbing to enjoy right through the month. In the middle and lower portions of the Chesapeake, the…
November 14, 2022
Recently I was standing on the deck of a good friend’s center console, chasing working birds with a half dozen or so other boats. One school dove but another popped up, and as my friend moved us…
October 31, 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…
October 25, 2022
Talk to any old-timer who’s fished the Mid-Atlantic area for anything from striped bass to swordfish his or her entire lifetime, and they can tell you that times have changed. Naturally, each…
October 21, 2022
I am a lucky boy. I have a father who has shared with me his love for the outdoors. Even better, he has spent the time to explore nature and explain that there is a balance in everything, and that…
October 19, 2022
Editor’s note: On rare occasions we may swap out the usual Notes from the Cockpit column for critical communications on topics of concern to Chesapeake Bay fishing fans and Mid-Atlantic anglers. This…
October 11, 2022
You just got a new fishing boat? WOOHOO!! Now, you’ve got to figure out where to keep it. Choosing the best marina for your needs is no small task. Never fear, new boat angler — we’re here to help.…
October 5, 2022
The U.S. Powerboat Show in Annapolis, MD, is just days away, and you can be sure it'll be packed with the latest boats and boating tech. New tech can be awesome — and it can be terrible. Tech can…
October 1, 2022
Striped bass are in trouble. The numbers of Chesapeake Bay rockfish have plunged to such worrisome levels that strong action is required to begin to rebuild the Mid-Atlantic population. To help…
October 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…
September 22, 2022
Part 3 of The Past, Present, & Future of Striped Bass: Chesapeake Perspective focuses on Rebuilding a Fishery and Bay that Future Anglers Deserve. In the final installment of this series we have …