Freshwater Fishing

November 29, 2018
Maryland is not the first state most people think of when they hear about big bass lakes and world-class freshwater fishing. However, tournaments held on Baltimore County’s three reservoirs,…
November 13, 2018
Though they say carp are delicious in some parts of the world (the sorts of places where they also eat bats, tarantulas, and monkey brains), this species isn’t what most of us would call excellent…
August 21, 2018
Night fishing for bass is not for everybody – as a matter of fact, it’s really something that only a few will pursue. There are a lot of things that can make a fisherman uncomfortable out there in…
July 11, 2018
An economical sit-in kayak is all you need to go fishing in small, flatwater environs like the DelMarVa Eastern Shore millponds, ideal waters that could put you on bass or panfish. Nothing special –…
June 6, 2018
Anyone who regularly visits our weekly fishing reports has certainly noticed that there's a lot of interest these days in fishing for snakeheads, and an exceptionally cool place to target this…
May 21, 2018
Crappie are a great panfish to target, they make for a great fried fish dinner, and they're a species that you can catch while fishing in the Mid-Atlantic year-round. Ready to go on a crappie hunt?…
April 24, 2018
Every season bass fishermen look forward to the spring spawning progression that puts big fish in shallow water, making them more accessible than any other time of year. The entire procedure of pre-…
March 10, 2018
Smallmouth bass are awesome fighters, and can make a day on sweet-water thoroughly exciting. You’ll fin this species in both rivers and reservoirs, but those lake-bound smallmouth bass are most often…
March 4, 2018
Your love of largemouth bass versus the seduction of striper fishing is tearing your boating world apart? No wonder – if both types of fish and multiple freshwater and saltwater fishing styles appeal…
February 11, 2018
Trout of all varieties are perfectly happy to feed in the cold, and in fact, they prefer chillier water than most species in the Mid-Atlantic region. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that fishing…
February 1, 2018
Deep Creek Lake, located in western Maryland, is a vacation spot and fishing destination for people all year round. But if you’re rather try some KISS bass fishing while the rest of the family hits…
December 29, 2017
The ice fishing season in the Mid-Atlantic region would best be described as brief, but some other adjectives that apply include productive, exciting, and fun. Sure, we may only have a few weeks of “…
October 11, 2017
One if the coolest things about the sport of fishing is that it can be as complicated, or as simple, as you want to make it. Yes, there are more advancements, electronics, lures, devices, and items…
September 10, 2017
The small creeks and streams of Southern Pennsylvania and northern Maryland like Antietam, Big Pipe, Marsh, Conococheague, Conewago, Gunpowder, Codorus, Toms, Yellow Breeches, Octoraro, Monocacy,…
August 19, 2017
Anglers in the Mid-Atlantic region have a plethora of opportunities, but for those located in or near the Baltimore/DC metro area, few match up to freshwater fishing at Piney Run Reservoir. Located…
June 2, 2017
By Holly Innes Deep in the southern reaches of St. Mary’s County, Maryland, on the peninsula of land sandwiched between the Patuxent and Potomac Rivers, lies one of the best freshwater bodies of…