jigging

November 28, 2019
Jigging for summer stripers is one thing, but jigging them up in the cold is a different gig. As water temps in the mainstem Chesapeake Bay drop down in to the 40s those stripers start hugging the…
July 14, 2019
Running around Chesapeake Bay as a light tackle guide who has never considered summer chumming, I have to produce all summer without ever slinging a scoop of chum or chunk of bait. Not that there’s…
June 14, 2019
We hope you trollers saw Yellowfin Tuna Fishing Tactics Part One: Trolling, and that chunkers have seen Yellowfin Tuna Fishing Tactics Part Two: Chunking. Now, let's check out jigging for tuna.…
April 26, 2019
I’m not ashamed to admit it: I cried, I bawled like a baby, I caterwauled like a child, and I wailed like a wimp the day a gust of wind blew a car door closed on four of my favorite jigging rods. In…
November 8, 2017
Those of us who enjoy light tackle jigging for stripers on the Chesapeake Bay or elsewhere are always looking for fishing tips that will help us catch more fish. So when the Annapolis MSSA invited…
August 1, 2017
Is the heat of summer giving you the blues, when it comes to jigging for stripers? Well, here’s some good news—it always feels cooler out on the water. So when sweat starts pouring down your brow…
June 12, 2017
For many of us who regularly enjoy fishing the Chesapeake Bay, light tackle jigging is a favored method of chasing after striped bass. And it's no wonder—light tackle jigging is both fun and…
May 24, 2017
You’ve located tuna on the meter, hanging 75’ deep just below the thermocline. You shift into neutral, get your jigs over the side, and place them at a depth of exactly 90’. Then you lock up the reel…
May 18, 2017
School-sized stripers are now legal in the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay, and as you can see in our Middle Bay report, the bite is red-hot! Many anglers look forward to the size limit drop…