A spinning reel ready for service.

Taking Care of Tackle

I have no idea where you store your tackle during the winter, but if it’s kept on your boat, out in a shed, or (as in my case) in the garage, now is the time to dig it out and get everything ready for … Read More

Chesapeake Bay Marina in Pasadena, MD not far from Pleasure Cove Marinae
Dolphins in the Lafayette River behind NIT.

The Lafayette

When the Jamestown colonists first explored what is now Norfolk, they called the first waterway they encountered a river. The Elizabeth River. But they called the first tributary, which branched off … [Read More...]

Post Yachts - the legend lives on!

Post Returns

Few boats have the lines, performance and natural feel of a classic. A Post is one of them. Russell Post began producing these traditional Jersey sportfish style boats in Mays Landing, NJ, in 1957. … Read More


Fish Spots

Over the past 20 years, if I had a dollar for every time I asked striper fishermen where they caught that nice rock and heard “Bloody Point,” I’d have, well, a few hundred bucks. In fact, next month … Read More

Stan Simmerman caught the largest wahoo in Virginia in 2014. (Photo courtesy of Ken Neill III, Healthy Grin)

Fish News

Virginia’s Tagging Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary The “Top Taggers” in Virginia’s volunteer angling program were honored this winter as the cooperative tagging program celebrated 20 years of … Read More