tautog

January 12, 2021
Rigging for tautog can make the difference between success and and empty cooler, and if you want to take home some big tautog for a fresh winter fish dinner, a snafu rig should be in your arsenal. …
November 26, 2020
With the winter setting in, anglers are faced with certain species migrating away and a slow-down in Chesapeake Bay fishing due to colder temps. A sometimes-necessary cure is to load the boat and…
November 11, 2020
One of the great things about late fall for shoreline anglers near the coast is that at this time of the year, you don’t necessarily need to have a boat to target tautog. True, bayside tog are…
February 10, 2020
Step aboard a boat full of tautog sharpies, drop your rig to bottom, and start bouncing the weight up and down. Know what happens next? Everyone aboard will point at you and laugh. What gives? Unlike…
January 1, 2020
Saltwater fishing in general is not a one-size-fits-all game, and the rigs used for tautog fishing are no exception. I’ve always used multiple rigs for multiple situations, especially when it comes…
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…
November 21, 2017
If you enjoy fishing in the Mid-Atlantic region you might just be thinking: to heck with a Christmas goose—what better meal could there be to celebrate the holiday season with, than fresh fish? Crabs…
October 29, 2017
Cool weather means tautog fishing gets hot up and down the Mid-Atlantic coast, but before we dive into the how-to and where-to details, let's spend an afternoon catching tautog with Captain Monty…
October 2, 2017
A great summer of fishing along the DelMarVa coast is just a memory, once fall rolls around. Tournament results are all but forgotten. Strong winds and unpredictable weather have made offshore…