After the grim news coming out of the Maryland Chesapeake Bay juvenile survey a glimmer of hope from Virginia. The Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s … The post Glimmer Of Hope For Striped Bass appeared first on Moldy Chum.
The results of Maryland’s most recent striped bass spawning survey are in, and they aren’t good. Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the … The post Md.Striped Bass Spawn Sinks to Lowest in Four Years appeared first on Moldy Chum.
For most fly anglers, saltwater fly fishing is viewed as a proving ground or a right of passage in the sport. Saltwater fly fishing typically requires a bit more skill and knowledge to be successful, and the target species require a bit stronger gear to chase. Arguably the most important piece of that gear is a good fly reel; one with a strong, reliable drag… Read More »The Best Saltwater Fly Reels, and How to Find Yours
Cheeky Fishing has shifted its signature Schoolie Tournament to the fall this year because of COVID-19. But that is not the only change. To keep … The post The Cheeky Schoolie Tournament goes Virtual appeared first on Moldy Chum.
Come along as Matt and Tim chase big striper! They’re exploring new water in search of these big predatory fish and it doesn’t take long to find them! The guys start out with swimbaits and A-rigs but quickly realize the fish have gone deep. A quick switch to a spoon is all it takes to get the big ones biting! The key tonight was finding… Read More »Catching GIANT Striped Bass in a NEW Lake!
Not making quota or the weather is bad so you give commercial another day? The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) recently opted to increase … The post The Kill A Breeder Club appeared first on Moldy Chum.
A new approach to managing fishing — setting catch limits for one species based on what’s happening with another — is coming for menhaden. The … The post A New Way Of Regulating Menhaden appeared first on Moldy Chum.
The American flag has seven red stripes with white in-between. Striped bass has seven black stripes with white in-between. Coincidence? Not according to Isaac Schuchat, … The post Stars and Stripers appeared first on Moldy Chum.
The Striped Bass is one of the most versatile saltwater fish species. You can catch stripers along rocky shorelines, down deep, in chaotic blitzes, marshes, rivers, salt ponds, and my all-time favorite, sand flats! All around the world, shallow sand flats are highly productive ecosystems. Crabs, shrimp, and many small baitfish feast upon the algae and marine invertebrates that take advantage of the shallow, sun-baked… Read More »Fly Fishing the Striped Bass Flats