The Yack Report: Cold Weather? No Worries!

This colder weather has the fish snapping and the fishing tonight was nothing short of epic! As Ange Harclerode and I arrived at the river we could hear sirens and see the flashing lights indicating an imminent release of water from the dam. The scheduled release rate was 50,000 cfs. Our timing could not have…

The Yack Report: Shad Fishing

I had a most interesting day yesterday. It was full of failures and successes. I am very pleased with the quality and size of the Hickory Shad this year lots of Roe fish 20″ and better. The small bucks have showed up as well this week. I hope this cold weather slows things down a…

Orca in the C&D Canal???

Breaking News this Morning from Delaware Surf Fishing dot com has taken over the internet as fast as the reports came in of a Orca sighting in the C&D Canal?! Check out their report below: About an hour ago Chris Ragni and Brian Mack were cruising along in the work boat when they saw something…

The Yack Report: Shad But True!

Fat Hickories on ultra light gear… except for braided line I’m using pretty much the same lures and rigs that we used almost 50 years ago… adds to the ritual of Spring fishing. — with Ange Harclerode.

The Bass Are Biting!

One of our regular customers, Tony Wargo just stopped after fishing the Susquehanna River  this after noon up by Conowingo… despite the windy day he had a good day and stopped by show off his catch, 5 smallmouth bass that weighed around four pounds each!

The Yack Report: Bagley Lure Testing

I got out for a few hours today… for some product testing. I bought 2 of these lures tonight to try on the Walleye and Smallmouth Bass in the river. I work part time at Sarge’s Bait and Tackle the goal is to fill the shop with stuff that catches fish… Well these seemed to…

The Yack Report: 3/29/16

Most people know the Shad have arrived and have been in the upper bay creeks and rivers for a couple weeks…I have not targeted them until yesterday… First cast produced this double header… Game on! Here’s a little bit of Striper Rash on my thumb, Walleye teeth marks on the other side and little Smallmouth…

Bait has arrived!

Finally the bait has arrived! We have bloodworms and fresh bunker right off the boat for $1.50ea.    

Trout season opens Saturday, but why wait?

The 2016 Maryland official trout season is set to open up this Saturday, but you can fish today if you wanted to! Howard’s Pond located in Elkton, Maryland is listed as “no-closure” fishing area, allowing you to fish there for trout year round. Problem is with it being a pond once it is fished out,…