fishing

February 16, 2020
We all know that this sport we love is called fishing, and not catching, for a reason. And we know that fishing is a relaxing sport. We all go fishing to enjoy the beautiful outdoors... right? Wrong…
September 17, 2019
Aside from articles that include a collection of tips, like Surf Fishing Tips for Beginners and Top 10 Tips for Bottom Fishing, in every edition of FishTalk we include a couple of extra eclectic…
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…
May 4, 2018
I once tried to chunk for tuna with a rod I paid $20 for at K-mart, even as my buddy told me I was nuts. The rod broke, the fish got away, and I was forced to admit I’d made a spectacularly stupid…
February 4, 2018
Those who enjoy catch and release fishing want nothing more than to be sure the fish they throw back survive, and anglers who like to put fish in the cooler usually feel exactly the same way whether…
October 11, 2017
Come winter ocean trolling for winter ocean stripers, making a North Carolina road trip for winter bluefin, and escaping to Florida for a winter fishing adventure will all become options for Mid-…
October 10, 2017
Want to see the latest and greatest in hot new fishing gear? This October we had our hands full, with a wide variety of goodies including fishing rods, reels, lines, and even a bucket. Er, yes - a…
September 24, 2017
Anglers fishing the Chesapeake Bay for stripers just north of the Severn recently hooked into this rather usual looking mutant rockfish. This mutant fish was caught on the 40-foot Reel Time, which…
July 5, 2017
Whether you’re on the hunt for striped bass, sea trout, croaker, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, or flounder, there’s one place in the middle Chesapeake that’s a good bet for all of the above: Eastern…
June 17, 2017
Poplar has proved a reliable hotspot for many middle Chesapeake anglers through the years. The ice breakers (A on the graphic), points (B), and outflow pipes on the southern end (C) are commonly the…
May 29, 2017
Chesapeake Bay fishing is world-renowned for its quality, diversity, and scenic qualities, whether you're plugging for striped bass in the Upper Bay or trolling for blues and Spanish mackerel in the…
May 12, 2017
by John Unkart Trophy stripers may take the headlines every April, but this is also when flounder begin their spring invasion. For a change of pace, head for the shore and get in on some hot…
April 20, 2017
The warm water discharge at Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant (CCNPP) gushes a whitewater torrent into the middle Chesapeake Bay, yet the discharge at Brandon Shores meanders gently into the mouth…
April 6, 2017
Supported by Congressmen Garret Graves (R-La), Gene Green (D-Texas), Daniel Webster (R-Fla), and Rob Whittman (R-Va), the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (Modern Fish Act)…
March 11, 2017
DelMarVa's oceanic anglers love targeting sea bass, but with a bit of a longer run they can also put blueline tilefish into the mix. Often, these two species can be found together in huge numbers.…
March 7, 2017
You’ve filled the cooler on your 2360 Bay Ranger with stripers, but there’s a redfish bite 10 miles to the south and the run will be a serious pain in the butt, thanks to a 20-knot breeze. In bays…
March 2, 2017
Whether you like trolling, jigging, or chunking, when it comes to offshore fishing you need a reel that's built tough. Really tough. And the number-one reason we like the Penn Torque is because our…