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Stripers are Snapp’in! A Speck here and there and Even a Flounder! Two Walk-On’s Open Now!

Posted by on October 6, 2014

Beautiful Morning Crossing the Bay!

Light Tackle Striper fishing in the eastern shore islands is still hot and getting hotter!  Some really nice fish have been popping up here and there like this 30+incher recently!  Fish nailed a purple glitter 6″ BKD  over stumps near shore of an eastern shore island……really good stuff!

Wow!!!!! Great skinny water striper!

Most Stripers being caught are very fiesty 16-20″ Stripers with several fish in the mix bigger.  Lot’s of surface plugging action early in the A.M. or on overcast days.  However, over major structure I’ve been getting surface hits even in mid-day sun.  Always have a plug ready to throw when a slug of stripers shows themselves in an area.

Early A.M. surface plugged beauty!

Experienced angler or new at the game… is just great over in the skinny stuff!  I’m over there often and never get sick of it……..beautiful and different every day! Had a crew from Texas and PA today in the wind…..couldn’t make it another day.  We rolled out this morning with a stiff south wind….not horrible but scheduled to get nasty by early afternoon.  Rolled up into the islands and found some great fish in 3′ of water in a secluded cove and protected from the wind.  Peanut bunker flopping out of the water being chased by nice stripers.  Game on!  We had many nice fish and the new folks from TX had a ball…..about 1130 am we scooted back across the bay in a NASTY chop……made it back and filleted the fish….great day!Stef was scared of the fish! 

Texas Boy Shines!


Stef was a bit afraid of the fish but she did survive……..whoop, whoop!


WIndy day…..great fish and a better dinner coming this evening!


Adventures over to the islands are a beautiful fish catching experience…….I love every one of them! Hoping for another one of these big boys soon!

Huge Speck caught recently in the islands! Hopefully more to come!


WALK-ON Trips Available Now!

 UPDATED 3pm on 7 oct 14

Thursday, 9 October- 6am-3pm or so- 1 spot available

Sunday, 12 October- 6am-3pm- 4 spots available


Thursday’s weather outlook is favorable for a trip to light tackle heaven over in the islands.  Fish are getting bigger and the numbers are great!  Here is a great chance to get a trip over to islands to experience a heck of a good shallow water bite in beautiful waters….come on out and give it a shot!


COST:  $120 each

Launch from Beacon Marina, Solomons, MD  255 Lore Road

All light tackle all day!

Launch at 6am and return around 3pm…..some trips have stretched a bit longer.  Hard to leave that area!

All baits and tackle provided, bring your own stuff if you’d like

Licensing provided

Boat is a Judge 27 Chespeake……great boat for crossing the bay and fishing skinny!  My power poles have been a huge tool over there!  Great stuff!

I will fillet fish at the end of the trip

If you would like to go or have questions give me a call at 703-395-9955 to reserve your spot!

Come on out and give it a shot!










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