April Fishing in the Upper Bay

April 2016 had some excellent fishing! The cold rainy weather has kept the fish here longer than usual. Many of our migratory fish like Shad and Stripers came to the upper bay area early and stayed late thanks to the cooler weather. Our best fishing occurs when the waters are cooler. In fact the warmer…

The Yack Report: Light Tackle Fishing

April 12th, 2016 While I was chasing Hickory Shad with Phil Kerchner, Ange Harclerode and Larry Perch were fishing near Ange’s house for White Perch and catching some good ones,too! Larry was my first customer when I started working at Sarge’s Bait and Tackle. He bought 2 of these little “Crappie rods” as he called…

The Yack Report: RIP Big Brother.

My older brother Fred passed away Sunday morning at his home with heart trouble. I am reposting the story below from last fall… The last time he went fishing and the last time we fished together… My thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Lynn and daughter Lindy Yack at this sad time… RIP…