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… SUSPENDED STRIPERS WANT THE JIG!

Hi folks! I usually keep the YACK REPORT confined to my own experiences and what my crews caught during the week. However, I want to share something outside of my personal experiences. There is still a very good bite on Stripers during low light periods in the Susquehanna River just above Port deposit, the best…

Yack Report: Still Landing Stripers

I met Sonny Mitchel a few months ago at the Tackle shop he was one of my first customers. Since then we have become friends and fished together several times. Today we fished around the Rock Hall area. We ran out to a few near shore structures and caught Stripers up to 24” on Shad…

Open Season: The Fish Are Here!

Well, today is June 1st that means the entire Chesapeake Bay and it’s tributaries are open the Striped Bass fishing… including the Susquehanna River. Timothy Smith and I have been waiting on this day for several months. At 6 am we launched his “ROCK-PROOF” jet boat at Port Deposit and headed up river. Our first…

The Yack Report: Trophy Season!

Striper Trophy Season Opens April 16th, 2016   This is my Friend Ron Mcmorrow…He and his friends are the “Young Guns” of the light tackle jigging style that is becoming so popular. Most all of these fish were taken by jigging 10″ BKD’s near a warm water discharge over the course of the winter. Ron…

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: Last Couple of Days!

April 9th, 2016 When John Rogers and I arrived at the river the dam had just released several gates and the river was rising. The water was very dirty for 30 minutes or so. During that time I fished the current seam where the dirty water was pushed towards the bank, with no luck. Soon…

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: 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…