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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…
May 19, 2018
Mercury Marine introduced a new line of V6 four-stroke outboard engines just a few months ago, and now they're following that up with a new line of V8 outboards, in 250 FourStroke and 300 FourStroke…
May 18, 2018
The Yamaha F425 XTO Offshore V8 outboard has now been officially introduced to the boating public, eclipsing the Yamaha F350C as this engine manufacturer's biggest offering on the water. This engine …
May 14, 2018
On top of the how-to, where-to fishing info found at FishTalk, you may have noticed that we usually try to include at least one feature article in every edition that has an environmental and/or…
May 9, 2018
As you all know by now, Lefty Kreh left this earth on March 14, 2018. He took his last breath around 1:30 p.m. surrounded by his family, without pain or suffering. The loss to the fishing community…
May 3, 2018
5/16/2018 Update: Mandatory circle hook use is now officially in effect! 5/3/2018 Update: The DNR announced today that the Joint Committee has approved the regs outlined below, and will put them…
May 2, 2018
After an opening weekend best described as "horrific" and a week following that which was only slightly better, the recent sunny days appear to have let things bust loose for  spring trophy striper…
April 18, 2018
Post-Weekend 4/23 Striper Opener Update: Wow... just, wow. We all thought last spring's opener was poor? It was, but the striper opening in Maryland's portion of the Chesapeake this past weekend was…