backdoc shared a photo. 2 days ago

My brother and I packed up his NRS framed raft and headed up to the Yough at Ohiopyle. We drifted all day long. Ten hour float. Tiring but really... Show more

Flyrob Hey Mike sounds like a fun trip and you're absolutely right about finding the right bait selection. Sometimes you do have to go with the "hold my beer I'm going to try something" approach to fishing. Nice healthy looking smallmouth. 2 days ago
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There was an article posted today on the DNR page about snakeheads in the fish ladder at Conowingo. It is a good article. I tried to link it but I... Show more

Flyrob Thanks Mike I'll check it out... I'll take any fishing news at this point. 2 months ago
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Frogman Might try for some tonight. 2 months ago
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backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 3 months ago

Saturday 6/1. Delaware Bay. I went with a friend mine and spent the day on an old 1966 31' Bertram gasser. Slow at first and then we got on them... Show more

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mer47 Boy that's a lot of screaming meat on the deck, nice catch and I like those Bertram looks !! 3 months ago
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mudpuppy YAY....a fishing report Nice job backdoc, hopefully a good time was had by all. 3 months ago
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mike o Nice fish Backdoc. Were you on the Jersey side or Delaware? 2 months ago
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backdoc Mike, we left out of Lewes but got on them not far from Cape May. 2 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 5 months ago

I think Abby gets the award for most creative fishing photos...

backdoc shared a photo. 5 months ago

Abby is back at it. Out on her own hitting drainage ponds in HarCo. Nothing very big so far but I am happy to see her fishing. Simple things make me... Show more

backdoc shared a photo. 5 months ago

It seems unfair after last year.

Flyrob Where is the dislike button?? 5 months ago
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mer47 I think that would blowup the post Rob :<((( 5 months ago
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Capt. Chris Not to worry...it is just starting. The fish are arriving! 5 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 5 months ago

Proud dad moment to kill some boredom for you all while the flood gates ruin our early spring. As most of you regulars remember I had a health scare a... Show more

mudpuppy Great news, beautiful daughter. Not a bad fish either 5 months ago
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ward3342 Prase God 5 months ago
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Flyrob Nice photo Mike so glad to hear that Abby is completely well from the medical scare. You might want to get some pointers as she's already out fishing you!!! 5 months ago
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240 LTS Great day when your child buys their license on their own. Don't know anything about her health scare but it sure is good news to hear that she is in the clear. May there be many decades of fishing with her in of your future. 5 months ago
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Indefinite floodgates. I guess we are done for the year.

Wild Bill It is really sad. If you do not mind a road trip the fishing at Point Lookout is on fire. On Tuesday we had steady catching under large herring gulls and gannets. My bud Terry had a monster over 40 pounds. Most fish were in 24"-25" range with some... Show more 9 months ago
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Wild Bill There are a number of good charter captains running out of Point Lookout Marina right now. If you need some recommendations PM me. Most of the captains who have survived the striper downturn are pretty talented. 9 months ago
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240 LTS I have always wanted to go there with all the stories I've heard and read. Just looked it up to leave from Fallston. 123 miles and 2:43 minutes. For a day trip, Leave at 5AM +/-. Arrive 8AM+/-. Fish till 3PM+/-. Be home by 7PM+/-. Sounds doable... Show more 9 months ago
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Wild Bill I did it in my 23 Parker a number of times and had a great time. Almost four hour tow from Lancaster. Multiple days required. It is big water down there and I had to pick my days. Wind direction makes a big difference. South builds up really big... Show more 9 months ago
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At this point the rain seems like a cruel joke.

mer47 I agree with you bd there is just no break from it 10 months ago
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Flyrob sinister might be a better word?? 10 months ago
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Frogman Very cruel indeed! I got out once this fall that flood gates were closed. 10 months ago
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Heavy rain all day? I am moving to Texas.

porknose Can I go with you Doc 10 months ago
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Flyrob Anyone want to buy a bunch of fishing gear...since I don’t use it anymore. What sport can I take up that’s done in the rain? 10 months ago
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mudpuppy @ Rob....SINGING.....lol 10 months ago
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Flyrob lol... don't have much of a voice... that's out! 10 months ago
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backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 11 months ago

Havent been fishing lately due to weather and being in the throws of raising teenage girls but I thought you all would appreciate the gift my little... Show more

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Flyrob Hey Mike the way the river has been your "Snackle Box" will be WAY more fun then fishing : )) 11 months ago
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porknose Looks good Doc, can I fish with you? 11 months ago
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mudpuppy Awww...ain't that sweet HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOC. 11 months ago
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If you want to see current and updated drone footage of the river log onto FaceBook and look up AVP Drone Services. It is my friends page and he is... Show more

Flyrob cool stuff thanks for sharing mike 1 year ago
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240 LTS I researched this for comparison and also posted it on Tidalfish ........ The dam has 53 flood control gates, starting at the northeastern end of the powerhouse and spanning the majority of the dam.
In 1936, all the flood gates were opened.
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mudpuppy Interesting, Thanks Jeff... 1 year ago
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240 LTS I remember Agnes because my grandparents home and Aunt/Uncles home (along with every one that had a home there) on River Rd. in the outskirts of Ellicott City was destroyed ... We as kids, shoveled 2' of mud out of the 2nd floor of their home let... Show more 1 year ago
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My friend Dave is a professional drone operator and he just posted this.....www.facebook.com/AVPDroneServices/videos/464170023…

Flyrob so how does one get to be a "professional" drone operator?? 1 year ago
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Anyone ever see 27 gates open?
Cecil County Department of Emergency Services
28 mins ·
**UPDATE** Conowingo dam has 13 gates open with the chance of...
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backdoc Maybe not......CONOWINGO DAM NEWS: PLEASE SHARE
The info below is from the Cecil County Department of Emergency Services. PLEASE SHARE
**RUMOR CONTROL*** The Conowingo Dam has opened 13 gates so far today with the possibility of 3 more to a total...
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1 year ago
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Flyrob Thanks for calming the Port Deposit Panic! Seeing is believing and the photo from last night shows about 13 flood gates open! 1 year ago
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Capt. Chris is friends with backdoc

backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 1 year ago

After getting a rough estimate on restoring the Chincoteague scow I have decided it is not going to be worth doing. Got up Sunday and drove to... Show more

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mudpuppy Yes backdoc, I concur...25K is a bit much to restore a wooden boat with sentimental value, albeit a very cool boat. Sometimes photos make the best memories. Good luck with your search. 1 year ago
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backdoc Thanks, the good news is that the guy who is doing the restoration is going to document the process and make a binder for my dad. The guy asked me for any photos and documentation and he is going to surprise my dad with a history book for the scow... Show more 1 year ago
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mer47 Thats the way to keep it cool, NICE 1 year ago
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mudpuppy Very nice... 1 year ago
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backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 1 year ago

Headed southeast in the morning. Taking my dads original 1979 Jester Craft 18' Chincoteague scow down to a guy for a refurbish. Not sure I am making a... Show more

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mer47 Hope it all turns out great for you Mike without all those dollar signs you noted. 1 year ago
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mudpuppy Good luck with your project and keep your wallet open...LOL. Never heard of Jester Craft, looks like a real beaut. 1 year ago
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backdoc Thanks. Mudpuppy, there were several builders on the island in the 70-80's including Hancock, Reeves, Winbrough and a few other lesser know builders. Jester Crafts are considered to be the best of them. Pretty solid for almost 40 years old. 1 year ago
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mudpuppy Thanks backdoc for sharing some of Chinco's boat building history...had to do a quick internet search on that puppy...pretty interesting. 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

Since I failed so hard at my last fishing trip and had no pictures to post I figured I would post this. Nicole and my niece went kayaking at Mariner Point... Show more

mer47 Hey you have to be a good guide at time also and it looks like you were a good teacher 1 year ago
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mike o nice fish 1 year ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 1 year ago

I had been reading the favorable reports from early last week and was cursing my work schedule. My old friend Dave wanted to get on the river so we... Show more

mer47 It’s been a slow start for us also and having to put up with this dirty water. I hope to try it tomorrow, hope the water didn’t get any worse 1 year ago
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Flyrob Yes mike good seeing you and meeting Dave. Sorry to report the same result. Fished up to dark without a bite. Water was still very dirty. 1 year ago
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