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 2 hours 39 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 17 hours 19 minutes ago
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Flyrob The little guys are my go-to pattern for white perch 17 hours 16 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

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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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 : )

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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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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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Last weekend Tyler and I tried our hand at Blue Cats in the Susquehanna and did pretty good we put 5 in the box all around the 25-30 inch range and... Show more

mer47 Man that's action Rob. What brought the blue cats in there so plentiful or were they always there ? Something to do with some of the rockfish proposals. Are they there year round ? 2 months ago
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Flyrob I think the Blue Catfish started showing up in the Susquehanna a few years ago. But now they seem to be around in good numbers. I heard of some being caught up river in the fall but not sure about the rest of the year. I was talking at length to... Show more 2 months ago
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mer47 Thanks Rob for the good info snake heads and whiskers what a combo !!!!! ( 2 months ago
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Flyrob Guilt-free fishing there take all you want! Be greedy! 2 months ago
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Flyrob shared a photo. 3 months ago

Fished tarpon springs Florida over the holiday break. Not a great week for fishing but these guys seem to find me where ever I fish . They make me... Show more

mike o Hopefully you had some good weather. I'm going down next month can't wait. 3 months ago
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mer47 Hey Rob it looks like you's both have a smile going on, Nice <) 3 months ago
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Flyrob @ mike - weather was cool and windy the entire week hope you have better conditions. 3 months ago
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Flyrob @ merrill - yes and we both were showing our teeth... a face only a mother could love : ) 3 months ago
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Flyrob shared 5 photos in the 2019 Fishing Season album 4 months ago

Went and took some pics at the dam today today it was about 70 feet from the road surface over the spillway to the flood plain area below... really... Show more

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Flyrob shared 5 photos in the 2019 Fishing Season album 4 months ago

Posting these photos for Liquidaddicted... hook and line and spearfishing the reef at Dry Tortugas. Couldn't go this year due to stupid WORK but it... Show more

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Frogman Wow that looks like a boat load of fun! 4 months ago
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Flyrob shared a photo. 5 months ago

Guys I found some Rockfish.... just got this from a buddy of mine who took an inshore charter out out of Barnegate NJ. Ran a few miles north out of... Show more

mer47 That's a nice looking cooler Rob. We were down at Deal Island a wk and a half ago and had a great time live lining. Since the my friend Harry on Kingfish II has been catching all kinds of fish so i guess we know where all of them went 5 months ago
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Flyrob sad but true I'm afraid. I was thinking about taking the boat down to the Cape Charles VA area for the holiday and see if I can find any fish. Watching the weather forecast! 4 months ago
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mer47 That might be a good idea Rob. I just saw from my buddy down at Deal Island where they just hammered them again today. Wish I live closer 4 months ago
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Flyrob We scrapped it... there forecasting 20-30 mph winds for Thursday into Friday not good conditions for open water on the bay in the Xpress : (( 4 months ago
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Flyrob commented on mer47's photo 5 months ago

This is a familiar shot : )

Flyrob liked mer47's photo 5 months ago

Took a peek at the Octoraro last night after work and it was still pretty muddy... I'll swing by again tonight.

Flyrob Tried the mouth of the Ock after work today for about a half hour... nothing. Water was clean in the creek and the clean/dirty water line between the creek and the river was like black and white. I wondered about the 58K as well. That flow is well... Show more 5 months ago
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Frogman They can generate 75k if all turbines are in service. This morning flow down to 42k and still 2 gates open. Might get down PM... 5 months ago
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Frogman Not good conditions today. Water down to 49.5 now. Conowingo has transformer replacement going on that is why they are running only 4 small units with 2 gates open. No bird activity or fish activity. 5 months ago
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Flyrob Had a busy weekend and didn't get to even look at the River so I appreciate the update Frog. Wondering what the flats look like? 5 months ago
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with the Conowingo dam in spill this weekend we stayed off the water... anyone else get out?

Flyrob Nice Report Mike... glad someone was able to cheat the curse of the spill gates ... well done! 5 months ago
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Flyrob @ Merrill and Ward - thanks guys for the update I'm afraid it will be a week or so before we get back out there. Although if the creeks clean up before the dam is out of spill I might give them a try as fish sometimes move up the creeks to get out... Show more 5 months ago
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Frogman Fished the flats Sat. Had some bird and fish activity but couldn’t figure them out. Lots of junk. 5 months ago
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Flyrob Thanks for the confirmation that the flats are flat during this spill period. I did swing by the creek on the way home from work it was still dirty but fishable also saw small stuff striking on top so I took a few casts with a small popper... Show more 5 months ago
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