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    06-26-2017, 06:05 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Goodhands Creek in Maryland
    Tarponguy, Welcome to the area. You're fortunate to live close to Goodhands. It's my favorite kayaking stop on Eastern Shore tidal waters. ...
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    06-25-2017, 10:10 PM
    J.A. Veil replied to a thread OC Report in Maryland
    Nice report. I had black drum in a fancy restaurant in Houston one time. It was delicious.
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    06-25-2017, 06:37 PM
    J.A. Veil replied to a thread Goodhands Creek in Maryland
    If you only fish where you know the fish are, you may be missing some great opportunities. It sounds like Goodhands and other Kent Island launches...
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    06-25-2017, 12:02 PM
    I'm sorry you took offense. That was not my intention. Minimalist me.
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    06-25-2017, 10:45 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Kayak fishing in Main Forum
    Stu, That's hysterical. I was going to suggest you find another part-time job but the tennis dress story convinced me that your job's...
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    06-25-2017, 10:08 AM
    Holy cow...I have to say that sounds complex. I'm sincerely glad it works for you and evidently it works for many other kayak anglers. ...
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    06-25-2017, 08:24 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Fly Fishing Contest in Fly Fishing
    :)
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    06-25-2017, 07:57 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Live from St Inigoes in Maryland
    Enjoying the live updates. Thanks, Mike.
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    06-25-2017, 07:37 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Fly Fishing Contest in Fly Fishing
    My favorite fly rod catch this year was this pickerel from Unicorn Lake caught on May 1st: It illustrates precisely where they like to live --...
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    06-24-2017, 05:56 PM
    J.A. Veil replied to a thread Tie one on... in Main Forum
    I know that Mark loves to throw the fly rod. I have never had any interest in that style of fishing (and it saves me from buying a whole bunch of...
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    06-24-2017, 04:58 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Tie one on... in Main Forum
    Stu, You know how to cast. Let the rod do the work and you'll keep the wet side down and not make a ripple in the water. Look here: ...
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    06-24-2017, 04:54 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Tie one on... in Main Forum
    Tom, I have help: http://www.riverroadcreations.com/GaryKrebPopperJigs.htm I used to cut the foam cylinders freehand. That worked but I like...
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    06-24-2017, 08:59 AM
    Mark started a thread Tie one on... in Main Forum
    I keep my rods rigged between trips and I hang them from the ceiling of my garage so that they are out of harm's way. The exception to that is my...
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    06-24-2017, 08:49 AM
    Back in the 1980s we owned a waterfront lot off the Little Choptank for a few years. I learned how to run a crab trotline and fished in the river in...
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    06-24-2017, 08:41 AM
    Bruce and I had on our "space alien" masks. They serve dual purpose: a) extra sun protection, and b) don't scare the fish as much as our regular...
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    06-23-2017, 10:08 AM
    I have become involved with the Severn River Association (SRA) over the past year and now write periodic man-on-the-water articles for their Facebook...
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    06-23-2017, 06:48 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Yaking @ Liberty in Fresh Water Fishing
    I still wouldn't do it. Plenty of other places to fish. But then again, I've been married to the same woman for 38 years. :)
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    06-23-2017, 06:39 AM
    Mark replied to a thread Kayak fishing in Main Forum
    I like the fishing I'm doing at the time, whether it is from a boat, on foot or in my kayak. But a kayak does offer the advantages that have...
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    06-22-2017, 06:53 PM
    It's illegal to possess one alive.
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    06-22-2017, 05:55 PM
    It was an enjoyable and productive day. I got my largest ever spec from Maryland waters (20") -- on a 3" paddletail in 3-4 ft of water.
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    06-22-2017, 04:58 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Little Choptank River Visit in Maryland
    Scary looking crew for sure. Nice job on the speck. They are indeed beautiful fish.
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    06-22-2017, 04:54 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Kayak fishing in Main Forum
    Great perspective and post, Stu.
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    06-22-2017, 04:49 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Yaking @ Liberty in Fresh Water Fishing
    I would not want to lock myself into one body of water, especially with so many tidal options relatively close by. I'd go for Piney and an...
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    06-22-2017, 04:42 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Kayak fishing in Main Forum
    I certainly could have covered your 20 miles today in my kayak -- with a rope tied to the stern of the Scout. :) Congrats to you and Bruce and...
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    06-22-2017, 03:57 PM
    J.A. Veil replied to a thread Kayak fishing in Main Forum
    I am a huge proponent of kayak fishing, in part for its simplicity and ease of logistics. But I also own a 16' Scout center console that allows me...
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    06-22-2017, 11:26 AM
    One of the things about kayak fishing that limits the value of fish finders in my opinion is that basically we fish shallow water and most of us...
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    06-22-2017, 07:16 AM
    Aside from the legal necessities of a license and PFD, the answer is, it depends. It depends on how you fish as Keven said. I've read the...
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    06-21-2017, 07:57 PM
    Mark replied to a thread Kayak fishing in Main Forum
    I will not presume to say that I’m a better angler because I fish from a kayak. But I will say that my experience wading rivers with a fly rod has...
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    06-20-2017, 10:59 PM
    To be honest a fish finder is the least important piece of angling gear of I own and that’s because I predominantly fish shallow waters, even in the...
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    06-20-2017, 02:22 PM
    Lisa, Thank you for the water trail link. The Locust Cove Launch from Downs Park into the Bodkin does indeed have a lot of potential. I...
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