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Striped Bass Fishing Has Changed

Like every year striped bass fishing has changed. Right now the best fish finders are the seagulls diving on bait that is floating. Not the small white terns.  They are diving on small baitfish since they can get their beaks down in the water.
 
The water temperature last week was 74.6 degrees. It…

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Catching Nice Stripers on Your Birthday

Sunday, 09/01/19, was a great day to fish the Upper Chesapeake Bay. Gretchen had purchased Ralph a birthday present that consisted of a full day of fishing for striped bass using light spinning tackle. I was fortunate to join them on this trip.

We left the dock at 7:00am. The seas were calm until …

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Learning a New Method of Catching

Learning a New Method of Catching

Gordon Auduong is a light tackle angler who wanted to learn another method of catching striped bass and other saltwater species.We had light tackle and fly-fishing equipment aboard my boat and Gordon wanted a lesson on how to fly-fish to see if it would suit …

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Spending Quality Time

I met Don Arthur and Andrew his grandson visiting from Texas, at Sandy Point on Monday. We cruised to the Western Rockpile to find it too crowded to fish so we headed south. It didn't take long before we sighted a few flocks of birds blitzing the water. It turned out to be a fun day for all. Click o…

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Plenty of Stripers Now in the Bay

The Chesapeake Bay has been very productive lately to anglers who fly or light tackle fish. I met Brad and Jon at Sandy Point State Park. We stopped at where the swiftest current was moving throughout the day. Click on any picture to enlarge.
 
Brad Deardorff with a …

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