Fishing

The View From A Flats Boat
…Is a view I plan to be enjoying in a few weeks as I stand on the bow stalking bonefish in South Andros. I’m going as part of FibFest. What is Fibfest? It’s a bloggers summit, of sorts, and I’m ...
New Shimano Butterfly Jigging System Test
Yes they’re at it again, and Shimano has come out with an entirely new jigging system for Butterfly lovers, which I got to test today in the waters off Key West. Does this stuff work? Hmmm… let’s see… this jack ...
52 inch Striped Bass on 1st day of MSSA Tournament!
It’s day one of the MSSA annual spring striped bass tournament and the winner’s slot may already be locked up, because I just got word of a 52 inch striper, caught moments ago off of Chesapeake Beach! “This is definitly the ...
Gulf Oil Slick Will Impact Sport Fishing
There are untold ways that this epic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will affect the Gulf Coast region. This article from CBS shows all of the staggering numbers. To me, the most important, other than the 11 missing ...
Planers, Downriggers, or Z-Wings, Which is Best for Deep Baits?
Which is best for trolling deep baits, a planer, a downrigger, or a Z-wing? This is a question that doesn’t come up as often as it should, because most people use one of the above and stick to it. And often, ...
Lowrance Structure Scan, Review Begins!
OK folks, my review of the Lowrance Structure Scan system on an HDS 7 can finally begin! I installed the transducer a week ago, then ran into a tiny bit of trouble upgrading my software. Turns out the problem was ...
Sign Up For The National Saltwater Angler Registry?
The other day I was fishing in New Jersey when an officer from the Division of Fish & Wildlife approached and asked if I had my National Saltwater Angler Registry Card. Huh? I did not know you needed one. Turns ...
Rock the Cradle for Catch and Release
John Page Williams of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation turned me on to this great way to handle big fish. Williams also works with CCA MD for its Careful Catch Release program. Muskie anglers have been using catch cradles for years to ...
Wearing Inflatable PFDs While Fishing
Anglers are usually the ones boating on the margins of bad weather, and most of them don’t wear the most basic of protection. Don’t want it to get in the way, is the common refrain against wearing life jackets. Just ...
New iPhone Fishing App, “First Mate”
I’m not exactly an iPhone lover (no, I don’t have one of my own) but there’s a new fishing app called First Mate, which my kids tell me people will be interested in. My kids? You bet – call it ...

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