Fishing News for Mid-Atlantic Anglers

July 28, 2021
Greetings FishTalkers, I hope your summer of Chesapeake Bay fishing has been going well! Only a few of you will have reason to take advantage of the topic of this month’s column. That fact alone…
June 24, 2021
One of the best things about being in the fishing industry is meeting countless cool fellow fish-heads and Chesapeake Bay fishing nuts who have found a niche in the business. Most people don’t get…
June 7, 2021
Editor’s Note: Notes from the Cockpit is one of the few parts of this magazine where we depart from our usual how-to/where-to fishing framework to broach other topics related to fishing and fisheries…
May 4, 2021
With the booming popularity in bowfishing for snakeheads and the booming snakehead population, it’s come to our attention here at FishTalk that multiple bow anglers have recently begun plying the…
May 3, 2021
The dictionary definition of “invasive” includes words like aggressive, hostile, war-like, and disturbing. Those terms certainly fit when describing the invasive species currently attacking the…
April 22, 2021
We all love Chesapeake Bay fishing, and most of us reading this will have grown up on its shores, taken our children or grandchildren fishing in its waters. We know that the first chirps of osprey…
April 18, 2021
Want to check out some new how-to fishing videos? We’ve enjoyed a fantastic spring of fishing so far in 2021, and that’s given us the opportunity to produce several new videos covering how-to aspects…
April 7, 2021
The largemouth bass are biting, red drum are making their presence known at the mouth of the Chesapeake, and spring is in full force. Finally, we can pack away the winter gear, enjoy a bit of warming…
March 30, 2021
After a thoroughly depressing year of 2020 boat shows (or lack thereof), we’re thrilled at the prospect of once again seeing hull after hull of gleaming fiberglass, row upon row of shiny new…
March 28, 2021
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) determined that there are insufficient Atlantic menhaden on the Atlantic Coast to feed critically important predators such as striped bass,…
March 19, 2021
Call them striped bass, stripers, rockfish, or whatever you like, one thing is for sure: the way these fish are managed is confusing to say the least. So the Coastal Conservation Association of…
March 3, 2021
After three solid months of very tough catch-photo-release competition with an amazing 80 anglers registered in the running, the CCA Maryland Winter Pickerel Championship drew to a close with…
February 18, 2021
The winners of the 2020 Boating Writers International (BWI) writing contest were announced today, and not one but two awards were bestowed for editorial content appearing in FishTalk Magazine during…
February 16, 2021
It’s been said that a lie travels halfway around the world before the truth can get out of bed and put its pants on in the morning, but we anglers might instead say that the word of a good bite…
February 13, 2021
Last week, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) held its winter meetings, including for the Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board, via livestreamed webinar. These meetings were…
February 11, 2021
This morning at 11:00 a.m. Mercury Marine introduced the world’s first V12 outboard engine, the 600 horsepower Mercury Verado. The new Mercury Verado 600 is a V12 engine, with a weight of 1,260…
February 5, 2021
There’s finally some light at the end of this epically and unexpectedly long Covid-19 tunnel, but before we get there, we have to come to grips with the fact that we just missed the Baltimore Boat…
January 30, 2021
It’s funny how your mind can play tricks on you but memorabilia can set the record straight, and the other day during an encouraging drop in temperature I was crawling around in the attic looking for…