Fisher’s Bay Charters New Web Page

Join Capt. David Fisher aboard the "HERITAGE" for some of the best Striped Bass, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Croaker, and Red Drum fishing to be had in Virginia, Maryland and the Coastal Atlantic Ocean.      Capt. Fisher has over 25 years of fishing experience on the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and lower Potomac River. …

Lie detectors put fishermens’ tales to the test

  Nearly a dozen big-money offshore tournaments have been held since. And the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament starts Wednesday out of Rudee Inlet. Polygraph tests costing between $150 and $600 are used in all of them, almost always without incident. They've become a necessary tool to keep the playing waters fair. "Oh... you have to…

Chesapeake buoys provide data on the bay

  The "smart buoys," placed throughout the bay and on the Potomac River and other rivers, deliver real-time data on temperature, turbidity, water quality and more through the Web, a mobile application or by phone.   Chesapeake buoys provide data on the bay

N.J. teen hooks monster fish – a 60-pound striped bass

  On his second cast, a very, very large striped bass went for the live eel hooked as bait at the end of his line. The 13-year-old Chatham resident reeled in the fish over the next 10 minutes and when it got near the boat, his cousin Rick Carroll, 52, aimed a flashlight at the…

Child angler set to break own record

  Jazmine Evans is unassuming at first sight - a petite 10-year-old in pink-and-white polka-dotted shorts and a blue floral -printed tank top - as she stands next to a bluefin tuna. She's sporting a casual grin and dark sunglasses. But this is no ordinary young lady.   Jazmine is a fishing machine who quickly…

Stolen Tackle off Boats At Rudee Inlet

I received word today that 6 each Tiagra 50s, 1 each Tiagra 70, & 2 each TLD 25s were stolen off of my good friends boat while docked behind Rockofellars at Rudee Inlet. All of the rods were custom made at Bishop's Tackle. Rods were black with green trim throughout. The 70 had a planer…