Fished Eastern Shore Wednesday and Thursday and caught an 8# and 10# snakehead on hollow body frogs. Had a much bigger one leap in the air and throw... Show more

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Typically cannot even imagine fishing anywhere but the Flats this time of year, but conditions are really bad. Headed to the Blackwater area Wed and... Show more

mudpuppy Good luck with the snakes Bill. Agree, the flats have been really bad this year and I wasn't fortunate enough to have been out on those 2 good days. OH WELL...maybe next time. 2 years ago
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Scheduled nine charters at Point Lookout from after Thanksgiving to this past Wednesday. Lost two trips because of strong winds and completed seven... Show more

mudpuppy Nice fish Bill, glad you had a good trip. 2 years ago
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Wild Bill Thanks Mike. Trying to think of something for this winter. Have not come up with anything short of getting on an airplane and not likely to do that anymore. Too much hassle at airports. 2 years ago
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fishing402 Nice, Way to go Wild Bill. Merry Christmas! 2 years ago
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Flyrob Smile says it all! 2 years ago
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Was PLO skunk an anomaly?

Fished Tues and Wed last week where the Potomac meets the bay. Tuesday was great fishing but we had to run south about an...
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Fished Eastern Shore Tuesday and Wednesday with Frank. He caught his personal best snakehead with a "beautiful" 12 pounder. All snakes either on... Show more

Wild Bill Frank also landed a 7 pound LMB 2 years ago
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mike o Nice fish Wild Bill 2 years ago
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Second trip to Blackwater was pretty good. Landed 12 snakeheads to 9 pounds. Had about four other blowups that did not hook. Nine pounder leaped in... Show more

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Wild Bill Thanks Rob. Now I need to break the double digit goal. It may take a while. You do not get the bigger fish every trip. I do think a variety of lures are important. Like smallmouth, snakeheads seem to vary day to day as to what they want. I had six... Show more 2 years ago
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Flyrob I hope you fine it! I’ll checkout each of these lures and give them a try. also see if I can match them with a fly pattern that might work. 2 years ago
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mike o Nice, thanks for the report, I'm hoping to catch my first one soon. 2 years ago
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Wild Bill They are a challenge Mike. I think that is one thing I like about them. A buddy of mine tried to objectively come up with a lifetime number of how many stripers he caught in the past 50 years. Like me he fished all through the "hey day" and fished... Show more 2 years ago
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Anyone provide a quick review of picture posting? I have done it before but could not get it to work today. Have the pics in a folder on desktop... Show more

Fished Highspire before the storm yesterday. Rain held off until 3 PM. Smallies were on a feeding frenzy between 1:30 and 3:00. Have experienced it... Show more

Wild Bill Fishing for Reds and Cobia out of Solomons is sort of a low percentage trip. We are not targeting stripers or other species. Fishing from noon til dark. We either find them or we do not. Only taking 5 guys on a 46' boat to have room to cast and... Show more 2 years ago
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Flyrob Hey bill just wondering what they troll with to find cobia ? 2 years ago
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Wild Bill Surgical hose on number 1, 2, and three planers to take it down. It is 1:15 Wednesday morning and I am winding down. Captain had 16 big Cobia on Monday and caught good for the past five days. We traveled 30 miles south of Solomons and got totally... Show more 2 years ago
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Flyrob Thanks for the pointers Bill. I was down in Cape Charles last week fishing the lower bay and was thinking of trying to target Cobia. I've only ever caught one while surf fishing the Outer Banks. 2 years ago
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Wanted to try to catch a snakehead. Took jet to eastern shore and caught eight snakes and three good largemouth. Snakes were small but it is a... Show more

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Wild Bill There addictive Mike. There is a lot of pressure on them because they are good to eat and there is a commercial market for them. Hunting them with bow at night takes it toll too. Seems as more guys are releasing them. They cannot wipe them out but... Show more 2 years ago
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Flyrob Yes thanks for the info bill I too am active targeting them up in the Susky but no luck yet.... 2 years ago
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Wild Bill Hey Rob. Do not know if this will always be the case but on this one trip they liked white Whopper Plopper 90's the best. Too hot for me this week to sit for hours in a tin boat but I am surely going back soon. Snake in the pic hit a white... Show more 2 years ago
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Flyrob Good intel bill...thank you! No snakes for me this week either. Got the jet drive apart and need to get it finished before Friday as my best fishing buddy and I will be heading to the lower bay for some croakers and specs hopefully a few reds on... Show more 2 years ago
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East side of Conowingo dam looked like the Atlantic during a hurricane today. Stripers were snapping again south of Rockhall. Started at 12 noon and... Show more

Wild Bill Not as right as the guy I know who caught two over 50 pounds in two successive casts. Now that was something. 2 years ago
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mer47 That is a terrific day 2 years ago
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fishing402 WOW, Great Day. 2 years ago
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Crossed Conowingo dam about 10 AM yesterday and there were no spill gates open and flow seemed normal but water was very brown. Fished (looked) from... Show more

fishing402 Thanks for the report Wild Bill! 2 years ago
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mudpuppy Thanks for the report Bill. Glad you found some quality fish. 2 years ago
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Flyrob Yes bill very encouraging report however with the torrent this morning I think we’re back to square one again on the Susquehanna
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Wild Bill Looks that way Rob. The creeks up here are bank full and mud. Right now I would rather catch some smallies than stripers. Going back to bay though either Wed or Thurs this week. Susky not an option. 2 years ago
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Fished above Conowingo dam yesterday for smallies. The water was pretty bad at about 6" vis most places. Surprised it was that bad. Caught 14 and... Show more

Flyrob I'm thinking 14 smallies is not a bad day of fishing especially considering the poor water clarity. Bill not sure what closure you talking about? 2 years ago
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backdoc I think they have a closure up there for the smallmouth spawn. Up by the J. 2 years ago
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Wild Bill The Susky is closed from May 1 to June 15 from Sunbury to Holtwood dam--even to C & R. They talked about ending that last year but did not get it done. We usually catch more fish and bigger fish further north. It is all C & R for smallies. That... Show more 2 years ago
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Flyrob Understood thanks for the clarification Bill! 2 years ago
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Tired of mud in the flats. Fished south of Bay Bridge with lots of action and some good ones.

Wild Bill It will be south of the flats for me now until Christmas or a little later depending on weather. Smallie trips on Susky will be in between striper trips. All fish were released to be caught again by someone when fish are bigger. Fish seemed to be... Show more 3 years ago
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porknose How bout sending some of them north Bill, nice job 3 years ago
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Wild Bill They are moving north now but I doubt far enough for us to get them in the flats til maybe fall. 3 years ago
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fishing402 Nice one Bill! 2 years ago
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Conowingo hotline reported 441 American Shad caught yesterday in the lift and 778 overall this year. That does not seem like many but it is some... Show more

Fantastic weather on the flats today. Less wind than predicted. Water clean enough and water temps to 60 deg. When I heard at nine last night that... Show more

Flyrob Thanks for the update Bill, sorry for the skunk! I went out last evening and fished the Ock for hicks and were it not for a Mud Shad foul hook I too would have gotten skunked. The water was pretty dirty and think that was the problem. With this... Show more 3 years ago
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uncle phill I was out there too with Chris Sluder on Friday. Heard about the spawn later that day. We each managed 1 fish down near southern boundary. Will be trying again Wed 3 years ago
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