Details: Blue Catfish
73*F sunny with a light breeze. Hit the river this morning with my lil buddy. Fishing on an outgoing tide. Managed to catch 4 in about 45 mins. Heading back tomorrow ...more morning with the cooler!!
Details: American Shad
Once again my son comes through with the catch of the day. A nice American Shad...something else to add to the list a species caught!! I cast the line out a few ...more feet from shore for him, he turned the handle a couple times and the set it by my feet haha. A few minutes later I saw the line go tight and told him to come grab it. He started to reel and as it came close to the surface I noticed it
Details: Atlantic Croaker
Between all their catches I managed to land a few nice ones myself. Caught a few nice Croaker and Spot. I went for the deeper approach casting out to the edge of ...more a deeper pocket and reeling back until the line came tight. Had a hard time keeping bait on the hook as most bites came soon after setting the bait and I had a full plate helping the boys manage their catches haha! Was an awesome time!!
Details: White Perch
My nephews are down with my parents for a week and they are some fishing fiends just like their Uncle. So today we grabbed a couple bags of Bloodworms and hit Chaptico ...more Wharf. They slayed em this morning. Proud Uncle to put them on so many fish today. Here's a few of their better catches. They had a ton of luck just dropping right off the edge of the pier. Found a couple honey holes and were
Gorgeous morning on the pier with my lil buddy. Sunny in the mid 70's with a nice breeze. Fishing on outgoing tide. The boat lift wasn't producing today ...more so we fished the opposite side of the pier. He caught a nice Perch while I caught a mix of Perch, Spot and a few nice keeper Croakers. Found a deeper pocket and tried keeping the bait right on the edge. Produced a ton of bites for us.
Details: Atlantic Stingray
Morning started out nice with my lil buddy...partly cloudy with a nice breeze and outgoing tide when we showed up around 8am at Chaptico Wharf. Within a couple hours ...more the bite started to heat up and it became a scorcher pushing 90*F & up. We toughed it out for as long as we good but the heat got to be too much for my buddy. Brought in a nice mix though with the Ray being the bite of the day.
Details: Spotfin Croaker
Once again it was another great therapy session with my buddy. We had a blast, made friends, spread the Crew love and even shared our catches, bait, and stories. ...more Caught a great mixed bag of fish. Tried out and succeeded with our home made minnow trap....although we lost it after my son accidentally knocked it in the water once I packed it up haha. Good times though!
Details: Hybrid Striped Bass
Trophies of the morning but not trophy size haha! Once again made some well placed casts under the boat lift this time with some minnow that I caught in a homemade ...more minnow trap and cut into chunks. Next time I'm going to try a different set up and live line em to see if I can get into something larger. These guys were some good fighters and a blast to catch. Tide was about slack and the bite was
Details: Channel Catfish
Got a couple casts in right under the boat lift in a deeper pocket and pulled on these Cats. The one on the right is the Channel and I believe the one on the left ...more is a Mud Cat but not to sure. Was brownish in color with a wider head. Both smaller than I was hoping for but put up a nice lil fight!
The Potomac River starts in Fairfox Stone, West Virginia and runs for 400 miles, until its drains into the Chesapeake Bay. The lower section runs from Washington, DC with its tidal fresh waters, to t...
Within Gilbert Run Park. Species include; largemouth bass, bluegill, sunfish, crappie, channel catfish and trout (stocked).