The Lobster Curse a great week up here at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg, PA and was glad to get a fishing report proving what I’ve been saying this week….tautog fishing in the ocean is pretty good right now.  Captain Monty Hawkins of the Morning Star got out in rougher than expected seas, but he… Read more »

A Fine Bite just finished setting up the Fish in OC – Ocean City, MD booth at the Great American Outdoor Show up here in Harrisburg, PA and was happy to get some fishing reports.  The show starts Saturday morning and we’re in booth 2518 right next to the bass tub….hope to see you here!Captain Chase Eberle… Read more »

Personal Best Tautog Two Drops in a Row was an absolutely gorgeous day to be on the ocean today where there were light winds, calm seas and warmish temperatures throughout the day.  I know this firsthand today because I had the honor of being on the Morning Star with Captain Monty Hawkins and mates Brian and Vic today for some tautog fishing… Read more »

Lots of Double Digit Fish Monty Hawkins of the Morning Star has seen some pretty good fishing the past few days and today he saw some of the best tog fishing he’s seen in the past few years.Tautog 1/29/23 An Old Timey Bite..Underway pitch black; Dr Gary dropped blocks just as a hint of color rose to our east…. Read more »

Slow and Steady Grind’re in the middle of a little window of weather opportunity right now before some wind and cold next week and Captain Monty Hawkins of the Morning Star is in the middle of taking full advantage of it.A steady slow grind.. Time sun came up we were well on our way. Spencer from OC had dropped… Read more »

A Few Dandies….Then BAM! and chilly in and around the water today, but Captain Monty Hawkins of the Morning Star caught a couple of good ones on his trip to the rip.A few dandies.. and Bam!Dogone washing machine off there most of today. Challenging. Kevin from Lewes DE did the deed on our half stacks – too choppy to… Read more »

Keeper Rockfish at the Route 90 Bridge?!?! the Chesapeake Bay Boat Show this past weekend one of the questions I got the most was, “what’s being caught down there right now?”  Well the answer I give folks is “tautog in the ocean and maybe some throwback rockfish action at the route 90 bridge….but you’re most likely not going to catch any… Read more »

Flounder and Sea Bass in the Tautog Grounds got a couple of texts today saying, “Hey, I heard the first flounder of the season was caught?”  Uhhhhhh, not really.  Captain Chase Eberle of Chasin’ Tides Charters did put angler Jerry on the first flounder that has been caught in 2023 today, but the non-award, highly coveted, bragging rights “first flounder of the… Read more »

Still Toggin’

I’m having a great weekend up at the Timonium Fairgrounds for the Chesapeake Bay Boat Show and meeting some really great folks!  My seminar this morning was well attended and there were lots of great questions from interested anglers.  Thank you!!  The show has one day left tomorrow with hours from 9 am until 5… Read more »

Phound Some Phish’ve now reached the time of year where fishing trips and fishing reports are going to be fewer and farther between.  Mother Nature gets a little moody in the winter time and oh how the wind can blow.  Thankfully some of the fleet will be going year round so I’ll drop reports whenever I get… Read more »