Rudow s Guide to Fishing the Chesapeake

Rudow s Guide to Fishing the Chesapeake Author Lenny Rudow
ISBN-10 0870335685
Release 2005
Pages 303
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Rudows Guide to Fishing the Chesapeake is the most comprehensive handbook for anglers on all of the Chesapeakes waters from main-stem bay to tributaries and tidal creeks. Detailed charts feature over 550 boating hot spots and 35 public shoreline fishing spots, plus 33 reliable public boat ramps. Specific bay sportfish and the most effective methods of catching them during each phase of the season are meticulously discussed on a fish-by-fish basis, as are both modern and traditional tackle and rigs. Never before has a fishing guide tackled each aspect of angling the Chesapeake Bay so thoroughly. Topics are as varied as casting for spring trophy rockfish on the Susquehanna Flats, jigging for seatrout at the Bay Bridge, wire-lining for flounder at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, and ice fishing for perch in Port Deposit are all covered in depth. There are even sections on shoreline fishing for each area of the Chesapeake. If you want to boost your catch rate every time you fish the bay, this book will help you do it. See also Off the Hook: Rudows Recipes for Cooking Your Catch.

Rudow s Guide to Rockfish

Rudow s Guide to Rockfish Author Lenny Rudow
ISBN-10 0978727835
Release 2012-05
Pages 193
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The striped bass-rockfish, to anglers living in this fish's southern range-is the most popular inshore gamefish in the Mid-Atlantic region. This book is dedicated to one thing: helping you catch more striped bass. Make that two things, because I'm sure you want to catch bigger ones, too. In Rudow's Guide to Rockfish, we'll pick apart the factors that have an effect on the way you fish: tidal patterns, water quality, sun and moon, weather changes, etc. We'll detail each of the major tactics used by recreational and professional anglers, and discuss which is most effective – when, where, and why. You'll learn my top 10 hotspots for catching stripers, and why each of these locations offers you an opportunity to enjoy the striper fishing of a lifetime. You want to catch more, bigger rockfish? Let's get to it!

Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay

Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay Author Edward O. Murdy
ISBN-10 9781421407685
Release 2013-03-05
Pages 345
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The only comprehensive field guide to the Chesapeake’s fishes, this book is an indispensable resource for both anglers and students of the Bay. Vivid illustrations by Val Kells complement the expertise of researchers Edward O. Murdy and John A. Musick. They describe fishes that inhabit waters ranging from low-salinity estuaries to the point where the Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Key features of this field guide include• full-color illustrations of more than 200 species• text that is presented adjacent to illustrations for easy reference• detailed descriptions of physical characteristics, range, occurrence in the Bay, reproduction, diet, and statistics from fisheries research• spot illustrations that highlight critical features of certain fish• illustrations of juveniles when they look different from adults• appendices that include identification keys Formatted as a compact field guide for students, scientists, researchers, and fishermen, Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay should be a standard passenger on any boat that plies the Chesapeake’s waters.

Flyfisher s Guide to Chesapeake Bay

Flyfisher s Guide to Chesapeake Bay Author Ed Russell
ISBN-10 1885106947
Release 2002
Pages 384
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Flyfisher s Guide to Chesapeake Bay has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Flyfisher s Guide to Chesapeake Bay also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Flyfisher s Guide to Chesapeake Bay book for free.

Ultimate Guide to Striped Bass Fishing

Ultimate Guide to Striped Bass Fishing Author Eric Burnley
ISBN-10 9781461749066
Release 2006-10-01
Pages 176
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The amazing resurgence of the East Coast's premier saltwater gamefish has sent hundreds of thousands of anglers in search of their fathers' and grandfathers' favorite quarry: the magnificent striped bass. But the best tools and techniques have changed since the striped bass was nearly wiped out, and anyone who has a hope of catching it must know this fish's many unique characteristics and habits. In The Ultimate Guide to Striped Bass Fishing, noted angler and author Eric Burnley has compiled everything any angler needs to know to be successful at catching this wonderful fish. Burnley starts with the biology of the fish itself--its life cycle, migratory patterns up and down the seacoast, the baitfish and other foods it prefers, and the underwater structures anglers must learn to find monster stripers. He then addresses in exacting detail every possible way the sport angler can catch stripers, including: * Spin casting around inshore structures from shore or boat * Fly-fishing casts, retrieves, and special techniques * Bait fishing from shore or boat with baitfish, shrimp, sandworms, eels, clams, and chum * Trolling tackle, depths, direction, tide, and time of day * Surfcasting tools, tips, and techniques He also tells where to fish and when, gives detailed instruction on appropriate tackle and must-know knots, and instructs on invaluable rigs and the conditions where they are most successful. With comprehensible, easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, dozens of clear illustrations, and years of experience as a master fisherman, Burnley's Ultimate Guide of Striped Bass Fishing is sure to be the first place for striped-bass anglers to look, and the last word on the subject.

Rudow s Guide to Modern Jigging

Rudow s Guide to Modern Jigging Author Lenny Rudow
ISBN-10 0978727878
Release 2012-05-28
Pages 176
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Jigging may be an ancient technique, but it's also the hottest, newest way to fish. Thanks to advances in tackle technology and the development of new methods like speed jigging, meat jigging, and yo-yoing, today you can target everthing from panfish to pelagics – with light tackle that's comfortable to use even on the biggest fish. And jigging will, at times, be far more effective than any other tactic you can apply. Are you ready to target tuna? Set your sights on stripers? Jig up giant golden tilefish? Then join well-known fishing author Lenny Rudow in this detailed examination of modern jigging techniques, equipment, lures, and lines. As usual, Rudow pulls no punches, explaining techniques with thorough instructions, naming his favorite rods, reels, and jigs by brand, and examining specific species on a case-by-case basis.

Catchin Chesapeake Rockfish

Catchin  Chesapeake Rockfish Author Rich Novotny
ISBN-10 0975905805
Release 2004-04-01
Pages 196
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How to fish for and catch striped bass in the Chesapeake Bay. Loaded with many fishing "how to" techniques and detailed diagrams and illustrations. Covers Spring & Fall trolling, chumming and eeling for stripers(rockfish).

Chesapeake Light Tackle

Chesapeake Light Tackle Author Shawn Kimbro
ISBN-10 0615562507
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 345
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Light tackle tips and techniques for fishing the Chesapeake Bay including full color photographs, fishing reports, and conservation methods for landing big fish on light tackle

Cruising the Chesapeake A Gunkholers Guide 4th Edition

Cruising the Chesapeake  A Gunkholers Guide  4th Edition Author William Shellenberger
ISBN-10 9780071779692
Release 2012-10-12
Pages 480
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"Shellenberger has perfected the art of gunkholing . . . An excellent book for both those who enjoy weekend cruises and those who merely want to know more about Chesapeake Bay." -- Daily Press (Newport News, VA) "With more than 3,000 miles of shoreline, the Chesapeake Bay offers a treasury of cruising spots. Shellenberger's book provides the key to unlock it." -- Virginian-Pilot "An 'insider's' look at the hundreds of places cruisers and weekend boaters love to hole up in. . . . It is also a loving portrait of the bay, its history, its people, its wildlife, and its environment." -- The Mariner "A truly monumental guide." -- Sunday Capital (Annapolis, MD) Dotting its more than 3,000-mile shoreline are creeks, coves, and inlets--or gunkholes in Chesapeake Bay parlance. They are as challenging as they are charming for cruisers to fi nd and enter, sometimes discouraging the less adventuresome. But thanks to author Bill Shellenberger, you will be able to enjoy these hidden treasures like an old pro. For more than twenty years, Bill Shellenberger's Cruising the Chesapeake has been the guide of choice for sailors and motor cruisers seeking to avoid the beaten path. Here Bill shares with you his engaging, heartfelt evocation of the Bay, its shores, history, wildlife, and people. No other guide to the region offers such complete, detailed coverage of virtually every point of interest on the Bay--from the secluded east fork of Langford Creek to the bustling hearts of Baltimore, Washington, and Norfolk. Find your path to Cruising the Chesapeake with A cruise planner with suggested itineraries for cruises of 3, 9, and 16 days, supported by overview charts and planning tips Waypoints for anchorages and key locations that make planning your cruises and integrating navigational data into your GPS unit a snap NOAA charts and aerial photos of key anchorages and tricky passages Updated information on piloting and shoreside facilities Expanded coverage up the Atlantic seaboard from the entrance of the Chesapeake to New York City and its anchorages that make this the ONE guide for the mid-Atlantic boater A comprehensive cruise planner and navigation guide and a vivid celebration of one of North America's natural treasures, Cruising the Chesapeake is a book no Chesapeake boater will want to be without.

Fishing Maryland Delaware and Washington D C

Fishing Maryland  Delaware  and Washington  D  C Author Martin Freed
ISBN-10 0762744456
Release 2008
Pages 162
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With 105 locations, this is the most comprehensive guidebook to fishing in Maryland, Delaware, or the District of Columbia. Not only are precise directions given to each fishing hole, but the species available and tips on how to catch them are also included. The book covers all aspects of fishing, from casting flies in the mountain streams of western Maryland for native brook trout to catching behemoth black drum along the coast and in the Chesapeake. The authors have included many of their personal experiences in the over 100 years, between the two of them, of fishing in the area. This book is a must-have for any serious angler in the Mid-Atlantic states.

Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay

Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay Author Diane Rome Peebles
ISBN-10 1936913941
Release 2011-03-01
Pages 12
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Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Freshwater and Saltwater Species is for anglers and nature enthusiasts alike. Featured are 60 common freshwater and saltwater species of fish occurring in the Chesapeake Bay area of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware. The illustrations are arranged so that comparison of similar species is easy. The accompanying text accurately indicates size, distinguishing features and habitat. This 12-panel, laminated, waterproof guide is sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use and folds to an easy-to-carry pocket-sizea handy complement to any boat or tackle box.

Light Tackle Kayak Trolling the Chesapeake Bay

Light Tackle Kayak Trolling the Chesapeake Bay Author Alan Battista
ISBN-10 1499522304
Release 2014-07-11
Pages 162
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Light Tackle Kayak Trolling the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Gear, Location and Trolling Tactics for Striped Bass is the first book devoted exclusively to this exciting sport. Advances in kayak technology have made catching trophy striped bass a reality of which many anglers are not aware. Shallow water, stealth, light tackle and huge fish make this not only the most productive but also the most exciting method of catching striped bass that I know. Throughout this book you will learn everything that you need to land the big one. The guide starts with the basics of necessary gear and finishes up with seasonal “micro” and “macro” pattern development that will give you home field advantage on your favorite body of water. Specific topography is discussed as well as which areas to target when looking at a nautical chart. Lure selection is covered in depth, and you may be surprised to learn what the really big fish like best.The tactics explained in this book help those in kayaks or any other boat pare down vast expanses of water into personally discovered hot spots. The lessons taught can be easily understood and adopted. Study them, then immediately put them to use through trial and error to yield maximum benefit. The book, while concise, is content dense. Seasonal movements of striped bass, an understanding of forage, how to set up a kayak for trolling, trolling tactics, trolling with friends and chart usage are some of the main topics Alan covers. He also throws in his personal topography maps of the Susquehanna Flats, which will be extremely popular!This book appears to be narrowly focused on the striped bass fishery of Maryland's Chesapeake Bay. However, even if you've never set foot in the state of Maryland, or seen tidal waters where striped bass swim, you can still benefit from this book. It's a recipe for locating fish wherever you paddle or pedal a kayak. It applies to bass, perch and crappie fishing on reservoirs. It could even help you locate trout or walleye on the Great Lakes. Read it with an open mind with regard to the species and fisheries discussed, and adopt the methods to your local fishery.The book is packed with illustrations for the purpose of helping the reader understand under water topography, trolling routes, gear arrangement, lure and kayak selection. The many photos of HUGE FISH prove the worth of Alan's methods.This book will become a reference on your shelf that you use over and over again. For those that have fished with Alan, you know that he pulls no punches, keep no secrets and has a sincere desire to help you catch fish. He's written this book in that same spirit. He believes that helping each other will always come back to you. When we all catch big fish we create big memories, and that grows into big friendships. Look for him trolling his kayak on the bay!162 pages full of tips, locations and strategies

Chesapeake Almanac

Chesapeake Almanac Author John Page Williams
ISBN-10 UVA:X002405631
Release 1993
Pages 236
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Where do the Chesapeake Bay's sea turtles come from in the summer, and where do they go in winter? Where do swans come from when they arrive in the region in November? Why do fishermen and sailors consistently see monarch butterflies out over the open bay in late summer? This book answers those questions and more. The fascinating natural history sketches in this book will enable those who love the Chesapeake to tune in to the bay's creatures and seasonal events. The fishing enthusiast will discover things that help him or her catch more bluefish or white perch; the bird watcher and the hiker will learn when to look for the appearance of the ospreys in the spring and the geese in the fall. The cruising sailor drinking morning coffee while anchored in a quiet cove will learn why a great blue heron stalks the shallows in summer; the canoeist will discover when to look for wild marsh flowers.

Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake

Shipwrecks on the Chesapeake Author Donald G. Shomette
ISBN-10 0870335979
Release 2007-06-20
Pages 324
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For ages men have explored its shores and harvested the incredible bounty of its aquatic life, but also they have had to suffer the consequences of the destructive forces which it unleashes all too frequently. Marine archaeologist Donald G. Shomette shares in this book, his fascination with those tragedies and disasters which occurred in the bay and its tidewater region over a 370-year period. He lists more than 1,800 of these events between 1608 and 1978, but elaborates on a few of the more significant catastrophes and military losses. Included are tales if incredible bravery, courage, and fortitude, and stories of cowardice, stupidity, and ineptitude.

Chesapeake Light Tackle the Right Stuff

Chesapeake Light Tackle   the Right Stuff Author Shawn Kimbro
ISBN-10 0692335536
Release 2015-01-01
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Shawn Kimbro's exciting follow-up to the top-selling Chesapeake Light Tackle, The Right Stuff provides and in-depth analysis of the traits, techniques, and attitudes of highly-successful Mid-Atlantic fishermen.

The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing

The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing Author Nick Karas
ISBN-10 9781510700918
Release 2016-02-16
Pages 384
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Striped bass - in fresh and salt water - are one of the world's greatest gamefish, and The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing is the fullest, most authoritative, most helpful book ever written on the species. Nick Karas, one of the world's great experts on the striped bass, offers proven techniques for more successful fishing. He details fishing from the surf; from boats; from bank, pier, jetty, and bridge - with all kinds of tackle and methods. And he takes an especially careful look at the growing popularity of fly rodding for stripers, fishing at night, and even how to catch striped bass in fresh water. An entire section of the book is devoted to tackle - where he takes a thorough look at the best rods, reels, lines, hooks, live and natural baits, artificial lures, accessory equipment of all kinds, bass boats, and the most innovative and practical beach vehicles. The Complete Book of Striped Bass Fishing offers a comprehensive look at every aspect of the striped bass, making it a book that no one who fishes for this great gamefish will want to be without, and the essential book for all striped-bass enthusiasts. Skyhorse Publishing is proud to publish a broad range of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers include titles that focus on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books offer both practical advice on tackle, techniques, knots, and more, as well as lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

2007 Writer s Market

2007 Writer s Market Author Robert Brewer
ISBN-10 1582974276
Release 2006-08-01
Pages 1184
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A guide for the freelance writer, listing pertinent information about publications and editors