Fishing News, Tips and Techniques

The Deadliest States For Boaters

Boating safety is an issue everyone should take seriously. Based on 2011 statistics, there are several states where it should be taken even more seriously. While this list likely isn’t going to take anyone by surprise as it consists entirely of coastal states, the sheer number of accidents is certainly something that needs to be […]

Record Setting Maryland Blue Catfish Released Back into the Wild Raises all Sorts of Questions

News came yesterday from the WorldFishingNetwork that an 84 lb record breaking blue catfish was caught off the Potomac river. Ed Jones and his guide Captain Josh Fitchett have not disclosed their method of catching the fish, which I am sure is on everyone’s minds. Stranger still, the two anglers agreed to keep the fish […]

Pacu Caught at San Pablo Reservoir

A Pacu was recently caught at San Pablo Reservoir. Mathias Langlotz caught the 12 inch Pacu on chicken livers while fishing for catfish. These omnivores are from South America and commonly eat nuts that have fallen from trees. They have also been known to bite off fingers and other extruding body parts of unsuspecting swimmers.

Is There a New World Record Striped Bass?

It’s not official yet but On the Water magazine is reporting that an 81.88lb striped bass was caught and entered into the Striper Cup today by angler Greg Myerson. The current record is a 78lb 8oz striped bass caught by Al McReynolds in 1982.

16 Foot Striped Bass FINALLY Caught On Camera

I WANT THIS STRIPER ON MY WALL! Weighing over 5 tons, this 16.5 foot striped bass was caught in the dreams of many striper anglers. In reality, it is a replica being handcrafted by Gray Taxidermy for the Bay Bridge Marina in Stevensville, Maryland. Read the rest of the story and see more pictures here. […]