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October 21, 2019
PARTY ALERT: Team FishTalk/PropTalk will be holding a Beers ‘N Bucktail Bash to raise funds for the Fish For a Cure tournament – but this will be no “regular” party! We have loads of tackle and…
June 20, 2019
NOAA needs to hear from recreational anglers regarding the MRIP numbers they use to calculate how many fish we can catch. The following open post by Captain Monty Hawkins is being reprinted here,…
June 16, 2019
Remember when you were just a little tyke, waddling down the dock while you clutched your Mickey Mouse rod in one hand and dad’s fingers in the other? Remember how he threaded a worm onto the hook,…
March 7, 2019
In view of the recent past, I ask our local governments in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia to consider that they: Declare the months of March through December henceforth be known as “Deluge…
March 1, 2019
Over the course of the last three months, anglers willing to brave the winter elements competed in the 2018-19 CCA Maryland Pickerel Championship. While fishing the waters of Maryland and Delaware,…
December 17, 2018
Welcome back FishTalk readers, and we hope you've enjoyed our 2018 editions. Somehow another year has suddenly gone by, and we’re in the final weeks of what most normal people would call fishing…
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,…
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 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…
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…
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…
March 14, 2018
We hope you’ve been staying up to date on all the recent fishing news lately; see Angler Alert: Maryland Commercial Black Drum Re-opening Proposed, and Mandatory Circle Hooks and Menhaden Caps in the…
January 8, 2018
The news of the day is not happy, anglers, as the Arctic-like Bomb Cyclone's chill has triggered a fish kill in the Virginia portion of the Chesapeake and along the coast, mostly affecting speckled…
December 18, 2017
As December winds down and our weekly Fishing Reports get a little harder to come by, it's time to take a look back at some of the top Fishing News stories of the month. There was a lot of good news…