News

November 3, 2018
Welcome back to FishTalk, fellow anglers, as summer melts into fall and the fishing season of 2018 continues to evolve. You may have noticed that I try to keep an upbeat attitude in this column,…
October 25, 2018
How to Winterize Your Boat’s Fuel System: A Not-Awfully-Annoying Advertorial Article That You’ll Hopefully Find Helpful. We here at FishTalk believe that the very best way to winterize a boat and…
October 21, 2018
  We all fish for different reasons, and I’ve learned that those reasons change as we go through life. Fishing provides a refuge for anyone at any point in their lives, which makes it the greatest…
October 14, 2018
How to stop a Boat From Sinking: A FishTalk Actually-Helpful-Not-Just-Annoying (we promise!) Special Advertorial Section, including 5 tips on how to keep your boat from sinking. If you ever…
October 4, 2018
Fall is an awesome time to buy a new boat. Some dealers are looking to unload last year’s models so good deals abound, and other have just received hot new offerings for the next model year that are…
October 2, 2018
Most people outside the marine industry don’t pay attention to the National Marine Electronics Association’s annual trade show (the NMEA show) but this is where some hot news gets made each and every…
September 29, 2018
My Chesapeake Bay fishing fishing friends, it’s time to rejoice! Fall is here and the surface of the Chesapeake is alight with boiling stripers. Sweetwater and salty species alike are feeding hard…
September 13, 2018
Call them dolphinfish, mahi-mahi, dorado, doe-does, or whatever you like, if you enjoy fishing for mahi-mahi you’ll find the discoveries made by the Dolphinfish Research Program over the past year…
September 12, 2018
9/14/2018 Update: Florence is now on land and battering the Carolinas. We're dodging a bullet up here in the Mid-Atlantic, and are thankful for that, so we at FishTalk are switching our focus back…
August 22, 2018
One of the best things about living in this region is the cuisine, especially enjoying our catch after a day of crabbing, and today we're going to bring a brand new recipe to the world: the…
August 6, 2018
As we’ve stated time and again, FishTalk’s overarching goal is to help you catch more, bigger fish, particularly by feeding a steady diet of how-to fishing and where to fishing articles on top of…
July 29, 2018
8/2/2018 Update: South winds kept most of the garbage to the north recently, and we spoke with several anglers from the Choptank south in the past few days who reported there was some flotsam but…
July 21, 2018
With the Mid-Atlantic summer offshore fishing season in full swing, we wanted to follow up on earlier articles like How to Catch Tuna: Trolling, and Offshore Trolling: The Art of the Mixed Spread,…
July 7, 2018
If you pay any attention to the never-ending struggle to improve water quality, wildlife populations, and the environmental health of the Chesapeake Bay – and as an angler in the Mid-Atlantic region…
July 2, 2018
Dirty little secret time: I hate fishing tournaments. Yup, it’s true. If there’s one thing I don’t need to add to my fishing-time, it’s stress. And I have to admit that fishing tournaments do bring…
June 19, 2018
The fastest growing collegiate team sports in America are rugby, lacrosse, and… bass fishing? Yes, bass fishing, which first became a college sport of sorts in 1992 when students from Purdue…
June 15, 2018
It’s important for participants in the CCA Maryland tagging program to understand how to tag striped bass, so FishTalk angler in chief Lenny Rudow brought aboard Mike Brupbacher, CCA Maryland’s…
June 7, 2018
There's a new Maryland record snakehead, anglers! While bow-fishing in Mattawoman Creek off the Potomac River, Mechanicsville resident Andy Fox saw what he first thought was a big carp - but turned…