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August 1, 2016

As August rolls in the fluke begin to roll out. Towards the second half of the month fluke begin to leave the South Shore bays as they migrate to deeper waters. This is a great time for those of us that love to fish the ocean in search of some big doormats. There are two things that I focus on when I’m out ocean fluking. I will start my search around structure. Structure being anything from reefs to contour changes on the ocea...

August 1, 2016

Ask any waterman on the Chesapeake Bay what a deadrise boat is and he can probably give you at least an hour’s worth of history. Oddly, if you go north and ask the same question, chances are you will draw a blank. The term “deadrise” describes the fact that the hull planking rises on a straight line from the keel to the chine where the bottom connects to the sideboards. On a typical Chesapeake Bay deadrise, the side planking i...

August 1, 2016

August is an interesting time to fish this region.  With the exception of the cold loving species and some closed seasons nearly every species possible is swimming and feeding between the beaches and continental shelf.  Anglers may encounter a wide range of species inshore, including fluke, scup, bluefish and stripers, possibly some bonito and or false albacore (depending on water temperatures and storm patterns). In the past,...

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