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Hickory Shad - hot bite despite the cold high winds on the octoraro today. It was every cast and left them biting.

Flyrob WARNING - I heard that DNR is handing out tickets for shad fishing as it is not considered subsistence fishing 4 hours 24 minutes ago
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mer47 Thanks for that warning Rob I saw on another site they were chasing people away for that same reason.At least you got into them 1 hour 11 minutes ago
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Flyrob shared a photo. 4 days ago

Making good use of the stay at home executive order!

mer47 Impressive looking Rob. Are they streamers ? yesterday
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Flyrob Kind is a hybrid cross between a deceiver and surf candy. Super productive rockfish pattern 19 hours 5 minutes ago
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Flyrob The little guys are my go-to pattern for white perch 19 hours 2 minutes ago
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mer47 Is there any WP action yet ? 1 hour 10 minutes ago
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If you’ve been wondering if fishing in Maryland waters is permitted under the March 30th “stay at home order” by governor Hogan... check this out... Show more

mer47 shared a photo. 7 days ago

Harry had an awesome day on the Flats yesterday landing close too 70 fish, up too 23” es All we caught on BKD’s WT 54 and the water was clear

Shoot-Straight Damn, should have gone yesterday pm. So pissed. Maybe tomorrow if we don't get too much rain to screw it up 7 days ago
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mike o Nice Merril, was at Deer creek yesterday, very slow but picked up my 1st Hickorie. I might try the flats tomorrow as well 7 days ago
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Flyrob Dang Merrill excellent fishing you continue to rule the flats... great report! 5 days ago
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Took Harry down to the flats yesterday. Not much happening, kept moving and trying different things. Tide changed and picked up one. Thinking there... Show more

Flyrob shared a photo. 2 weeks ago

This was a common sight last night on both sides of the river. Just a heads up to be safe and legal as NRP are strictly enforcing the Striped bass... Show more

I just saw the notice below. Does anyone know if this applies to the Susquehanna Flats and Lower River too?

The Secretary of the Maryland Department of...
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Flyrob Thanks for the clarification SS much appreciated. I guess we'll just have to what and see what will happen after May 15th 2 weeks ago
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mer47 So we are good for May 1st -15 1 fish is it 18 or 19 too 26"es, then we don't know ? So we can't fish from May 1-15, the flats are closed according to the eRegulations 2 weeks ago
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Shoot-Straight I dont think the regs after May 15 have been decided yet anywhere in the Chesapeake, or they would be listed. Stay tuned and keep checking the web 2 weeks ago
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mer47 Thanks SS will keep checking 2 weeks ago
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FYI - Opening day in southeastern Pennsylvania will be April 18, two weeks later than had been planned. Mentored youth fishing day will be April 11... Show more

mer47 Yes both upper and lower counties will open at the same time from what they said at the bait shop this morning 2 weeks ago
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mer47 shared a photo. 3 weeks ago

We had a good morning crappie fishing keeping 25 up too 13”es and a bunch of throw backs

Flyrob Nice work Merrill...you getting them real deep? 3 weeks ago
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mer47 No Rob the lake we fished isn't a deep lake they were down 3-6'. Our best depth we caught them in was 5-9' drifting black and pink tubes. 3 weeks ago
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Flyrob We used to get loads of Crappie around here but they have really thinned out in the past 10 years. I used to love fishing with slip bobbers and tube jigs for them... really miss that! 2 weeks ago
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mer47 I enjoy that too Rob and now that out state parks are closed it limits our spots we can go, but the one we were just at is a fish commission lake hope they don't close it down !!!! 2 weeks ago
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Flyrob shared a photo. 3 weeks ago

I think I may have found out why the rockfish bite has be very slow this catch and release season : )

mer47 commented on Flyrob's photo 3 weeks ago

Nice Tyler you are dialed in on the cats. Loading up the freezer early

Flyrob shared a photo. 3 weeks ago

The Blue Catfish are still on fire in the Susquehanna River around the Perryville area. With the water warming there putting up a better fight and... Show more

Frogman Tried but not yet. Water 44-45. 46-48 usually wakes them up. Nice blue cat! 3 weeks ago
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Flyrob Yeah the Blue Catfish are every in the lower susquehanna. I know they're invasive but what a fun and tasty fishery. I also heard that the Snakeheads are starting to move to the shallows with the warmer sunny days. 3 weeks ago
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mer47 Nice Tyler you are dialed in on the cats. Loading up the freezer early 3 weeks ago
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mike o Nice tyler, I tried for a couple hours this afternoon. Nothing 3 weeks ago
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mike o shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 1 month ago

Anything happening on the susky. I am back from my Florida trip. Here's a couple more pics from it

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Flyrob Hey Mike welcome home. Nothing to report except Blue Cats and YPs hoping to get some C&R action this week although the water temp is still a little low around 41F last check. Nice pics... its that a LMB? 1 month ago
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mer47 Rob looks like a peacock bass. Nice Mike 1 month ago
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mike o Surprised its 41 I had water temps as high as 80 in Florida. Yes that's a peacock bass 1 of 5 I caught a bullseye snakehead, ( my first snakehead ) and a king fish. 1 month ago
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Flyrob Oh yeah thanks Merrill I don't get out much... 1 month ago
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Flyrob shared a photo. 1 month ago

Maybe we can start targeting Green Sawfish since we cant catch any rockfish...

mer47 That's scarry 1 month ago
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Frogman Bigger than my boat! 1 month ago
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FYI - Liquid and Zach went out ofter the blue catfish again yesterday and did very well!! Kept 4 or 5 I think around 25-30 inchers and lost one good... Show more

mer47 Tyler you and Zach will be be called the Whisker Kings. Nice work,you guys are dialed in !!! 1 month ago
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Susquehanna Blue Catfish Bite - I didn't get to fish (stupid work) but liquid went out this week and got into the blue cats again.

mer47 That ugly 4 letter word strikes again Rob. Good for Tyler 1 month ago
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Flyrob Yes Merrill that one has really cut into my fishing time!! 1 month ago
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Rockfish reg press release:

news.maryland.gov/dnr/2020/02/12/striped-bass-cons…

Flyrob Thanks SS so if I'm reading it right looks like we CAN catch and release up until April 1st?? 2 months ago
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Shoot-Straight As I read It it's business as usual till April 1. 2 months ago
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Flyrob Anyone see anything on the boundaries for C&R before April 1, have they changed at all? 2 months ago
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mike o shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 2 months ago

Good times in South Florida

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Flyrob Excellent Mike... Golf or Atlantic side? 2 months ago
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mer47 Nice triple play there Mike 2 months ago
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mike o Was on the gulf side Rob with one day in the keys and 2 trips to the east coast 1 month ago
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This is the new regs for stripers. I think. A bit confusing.
Here is how I read the new rules - don't hold me to fine print - it is confusing.

April...
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Flyrob I agree the C&R and trophy seasons are VERY confusing. Biologist - can you chime in here? 2 months ago
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Deleted user. I cannot. Nothing is final till the press release goes out. Things could still change. Everyone simply needs to wait for things to be official. It should happen soon. 2 months ago
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Flyrob Understood and thank you for letting us know that the final decision is still pending! 2 months ago
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mer47 Also thanks for that comeback, we will await the actual changes 2 months ago
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mer47 shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 2 months ago

Paul and I had another good day at Marsh Creek keeping 22 and catching around 70 fish biggest 14 3/4”. Paul had. Muskie up to the boat I guessed to... Show more

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Flyrob at it again... you guys are my heros nice load of YPs and a Muskey too. I'll say it was a "pretty day" 2 months ago
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porknose That's a whopper Mer. I'll have to give that place another shot 2 months ago
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mike o Nice fish guys and a Musky too. I had that happen with a big pike at Loch Raven. I had one hand on the gill and set my rod down and grabbed the other gill while I waited for my Buddy to bring a fish gripper. The fish ripped out of my hands and took... Show more 2 months ago
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