Ocean

May 15, 2022
Jigging a spoon for black sea bass may not load the boat quite as quickly as dropping a standard top-and-bottom rig with baited hooks, but it does often result in catching significantly larger fish.…
April 4, 2022
Flying can be tough for an angler looking to do some Maryland and Chesapeake Bay fishing. You have to pack your rods up in a tube, your bait knives and hooks need to be checked, and if you try to…
January 18, 2022
My father taught me how to fish, my Uncle Jimmy taught me to love fishing but always had old boats that were somewhat less than reliable, which led to many adventures on the water including the time …
January 12, 2022
Most people picture golden tilefish when they think about deep dropping but wreckfish will also bite all year long off the Virginia coast — if you can find ‘em. The toughest part of this mission is…
July 22, 2021
Mahi-mahi seem like they always want to eat everything and anything they can wrap their jaws around — until they don’t. Anyone who spends a significant amount of time bailing for them around…
February 9, 2021
There’s a good weather-window, and you have a serious hankering to run offshore even though warm-water species like tuna and billfish won’t be back for months? If you can make the run to the Norfolk…
March 1, 2020
The black sea bass is a Mid-Atlantic fish that lives around bottom structure like reefs and is known for being absolutely delicious. The flavor of their fillets is known for being very delicate due…
December 19, 2018
We hope you're keeping a close eye on the Coastal Mid-Atlantic Fishing Reports, because the holiday season is often the time of year when we get a shot at mass schools of cow stripers running down…
December 13, 2018
There's some excellent fishing to be found in the Ocean City, MD inlet, especially at these five top hotspots: Tip of the North inlet jetty - striped bass, bluefish, and tautog. Outside wall of…
December 4, 2017
Don't fall victim to those winter doldrums, and don't start winterizing your boat just yet, because a popular winter fishery has developed on the ocean side of the DelMarVa Peninsula: trolling for…