Fishing News for Mid-Atlantic Anglers

May 23, 2022
It’s easier than you think to accidentally turn what should be a routine chore at the fuel dock into a first-class mess. Part of being a sensible, responsible angler is ensuring that your boat’s fuel…
May 21, 2022
A huge problem has wormed its way into marine fisheries management. We’re now on course to collapse several important fisheries. The culprit? NOAA’s Marine Resource Information Program (MRIP).…
May 12, 2022
Whether you're a dedicated angler who loves nothing more than Chesapeake Bay fishing or a casual fishermen who only gets out on the water once in a while, we hope you joined us for the Past, Present…
May 12, 2022
Learn about the guests on episode I, The Dark Years: Lessons Learned from The Striped Bass Moratorium 1985 - 1990. Presented By: CCA-MD, Yamaha Rightwaters, the American Sportfishing Association,…
May 12, 2022
  Maryland striped bass commercial and recreational regulations and seasons for the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Coast. FISHERY \ YEAR SEASON…
May 5, 2022
Editor's note: Tune in May 12 at 7:00 for the first Past, Present, and Future of Striped Bass, a Chesapeake Bay Perspective, an informative and educational series appearing on the FishTalk Facebook…
April 29, 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 section. Current reports will be…
April 27, 2022
Do you love fishing for striped bass, or as they're known in the Chesapeake, rockfish? Well, of course you do. The bigger question at the moment is, do you love the striped bass itself? And if the…
April 17, 2022
Anglers have countless theories on how, when, and why they spook fish, and we took an in-depth look at the topic in Scaring Fish: Sensory Overload, a couple of years ago. At the moment, however, let'…
April 14, 2022
It’s finally spring and along with the hot bites, fishing tournament season is back, this year kicking off with a flounder-catching competition in Wachapreague. Whatever sort of angling gets you all…
April 6, 2022
Mid-Atlantic anglers from the foothills of south PA, to the shoals off the Delaware coast, to the glorious Chesapeake Bay that makes up the heart and soul of both Maryland and Virginia: we have a…
March 31, 2022
I’m not a scientist and I don’t play one on TV, but no sentient Chesapeake Bay fishing finaddict could fail to recognize that massive changes are taking place on the waterway dearest to our hearts.…
March 27, 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 section. Current reports will be…
February 27, 2022
We all know printed fishing reports are generalized, and weeks have passed before the report gets into your hands. For timely, up-to-date reports, visit our Reports section. Current reports will be…
February 23, 2022
Not long ago I sat in on a Zoom call with a disparate collection of folks who all have connections to St. Mary’s College of Maryland. We’d gathered to talk with Dr. Randolph Larson, a professor there…
February 11, 2022
There are currently multiple bills being proposed in the state of Maryland which could drastically affect Chesapeake Bay fishing, and need your input. Fortunately, CCA-MD has developed a (fantastic,…
February 1, 2022
There's plenty of good fishing coming up this month despite the chill in the air, and for timely, up-to-date fishing intel, visit our Fishing Reports pages. Current reports will be published every…
January 26, 2022
They say that 10-percent of the fishermen catch 90-percent of the fish. So, which category do you fall into? Just how impressive is your angling prowess? And, are you ready to put it to the test?…