THE YACK REPORT… THE FALL TRANSITION

September is a transition month. As the bay waters cool the fish move to their Fall feeding areas looking for a bigger bite to fatten up before Winter. Often times these areas will be shallow structure like Rip-Rap shorelines, rocky points, hard bottom flats, black wood pilings and fixed navigation markers. This year, just after…

THE YACK REPORT… THE GOOD FISHING CONTINUES!

These cooler nights really have the fish of all kinds snapping at the hooks! This week I fished above and below the Bay Bridge and in a couple of creeks on the Eastern Shore. Everywhere I went we found fish of many species willing to cooperate. Rockfish were often the target species… but as a…

THE YACK REPORT… MOVING SHALLOW!

I have noticed some major changes since my last report. The last few trips we have been seeing less and less fish on the deeper channel edges. The water temperatures have dropped almost 10 degrees in as many days. This cooling trend has the Rockfish moving into some of their fall feeding stations a little…

THE YACK REPORT… “THE SUMMER SQUEEZE”

Since my last report I have only been out a few times with varied results. We usually plan our trips days in advance and forecasts can change quickly. We have found ourselves fishing in less than favorable conditions on several trips. We caught fish jigging on every trip and kept a few for the table…