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    09-24-2017, 05:11 PM
    The title of your post mentioned rod action rather than brand of rod. Here is some good background. Several different aspects of rods affect...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-24-2017, 07:57 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Targeting specks??? in Maryland
    I've caught only a couple of specks here in MD because I rarely fish the southern Bay. But in FL they are common and I've caught many. There,...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-23-2017, 03:07 PM
    Thanks. Sounds like you fish fresh water for them. Unicorn Lake on the Eastern Shore has the vegetation you mention and it is full of picks. No...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-23-2017, 11:40 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Another Patapsco surprise in Maryland
    Congrats on the speck. That indeed is unusual for Ft .Smallwood. And large stripers swimming with the perch are a blast. They test your...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-23-2017, 10:12 AM
    Mark replied to a thread What's Hot? in Main Forum
    I agree and I would add light to the above list of factors. Your best bet for blind casting top water striper success is during dawn or dusk -- low...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-23-2017, 08:30 AM
    Try the mouths of the creeks and especially the creeks themselves. There are stripers present in each Severn tributary.
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  • J.A. Veil's Avatar
    09-22-2017, 12:01 PM
    I fished with Harlan. There were several areas that showed huge amounts of bait. When Harlan and I trolled through those areas, we usually got...
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  • J.A. Veil's Avatar
    09-22-2017, 11:55 AM
    Sorry that Church Creek was covered in leaves and debris. I experienced the same thing in Weems this morning. There were considerably more leaves,...
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  • J.A. Veil's Avatar
    09-22-2017, 10:58 AM
    I caught a bunch of them on Rat-L-Trap in the Chester River this summer. Nice work by Capt C-Hawk and Kiko. That was impressive variety for...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-22-2017, 09:30 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Down's Park test ride in Maryland
    I live only a few miles from the park. You've chosen the right place to simulate big water conditions. The Chesapeake is about 9 miles wide...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-22-2017, 07:26 AM
    Nice catch, John. What's fun about catfish on lures is that I suppose bait anglers targeting them fully expect that heavy powerful feeling of a...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-21-2017, 11:26 PM
    Stan, Absolutely, catfish hit lures. I've caught them on Rat-L-Traps, spinners and a simple jig and paddletail. I've also caught them...
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    09-21-2017, 07:54 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Church Creek, South River in Maryland
    :)
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    09-21-2017, 07:51 PM
    Yes, I hope your pickerel survived. I haven't seen a pickerel in any Severn tributary since last November. That means I also caught none in the...
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  • J.A. Veil's Avatar
    09-21-2017, 03:39 PM
    Nice job on the surprise catch. For some reason, we are seeing fish showing up in unexpected spots in this late summer/early fall period.
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-21-2017, 02:58 PM
    John Rench and I visited the Severn at mid-morning today. The tide was high and falling. John set out for stripers and I was determined to find...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-20-2017, 07:09 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Church Creek, South River in Maryland
    You're very welcome. Wish I could offer wise counsel in important things like the meaning of life. But I can catch perch and I'm glad to share what...
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  • J.A. Veil's Avatar
    09-20-2017, 12:59 PM
    The Homeport Farm launch goes into Church Creek, which is a wooded tidal creek with lots of shoreline. When I launch there, I go a hundred yards...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-20-2017, 11:28 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Church Creek, South River in Maryland
    Steve, Church Creek is scenic and a very nice place to fish. My friends and I have caught stripers in the creek near its mouth where it...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-19-2017, 12:43 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Perch at Weems in Main Forum
    Here's a Weems Creek perch from yesterday: It would have been a normal sized catch a few weeks ago. Yesterday, it was my only perch near 10...
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  • J.A. Veil's Avatar
    09-19-2017, 11:53 AM
    J.A. Veil replied to a thread Perch at Weems in Main Forum
    I cannot speak for current perch status in Weems as I have not tried for them recently. However, last week John Rentch and I found several large...
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    09-19-2017, 09:05 AM
    J.A. Veil replied to a thread Perch at Weems in Main Forum
    My experience of catching perch in the Severn creek shallow areas is that they begin leaving in late Sept and will be mostly gone by late Oct. A few...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 10:12 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Aging baby boomers in General
    Two small stripers for me and 9 white perch until mother nature intervened with a steady rain. Here's John: He had the good sense to...
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    09-18-2017, 10:02 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Perch at Weems in Main Forum
    I don't know the water temperature that drives them to deeper water, but I know from experience that they will be present in the Severn's creeks and...
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    09-18-2017, 09:36 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Aging baby boomers in General
    Stu, The issue you raise is important even for those of us (knock on wood) who have no physical ailments. Today John Rentch and I launched...
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    09-18-2017, 04:50 PM
    J.A. Veil replied to a thread Aging baby boomers in General
    Sorry about your injuries. Those of us in the senior ranks fully understand your experience. I'm actually surprised that there are not more...
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 03:57 PM
    Congrats on your catch. You were brave to hold that slimy, toothy devil over the cockpit of your SINK. I think I would have cut the line!
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  • Mark's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 03:51 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Aging baby boomers in General
    Stu, I'm sorry to learn of your physical issues. It's no fun to be sidelined from things you enjoy. Good luck with your surgery in...
    13 replies | 271 view(s)
  • J.A. Veil's Avatar
    09-18-2017, 05:25 AM
    Great job. I agree with you about keeping lines in the water even when just moving to a new spot. You never know what you can find.
    9 replies | 294 view(s)
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