Late Report: Fished the flats yesterday, treated to a nice day on the bay but the fish didn't know that we ended up with 7 shorts and 2 keepers 24"... Show more

mer47 Yeh everything on top Chuck 5 days ago
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Flyrob Thanks for the report Merrill. Drove over the dam this evening and they were running zero water. I think the shad hatchlings are piling up above the dam. Once they start running water again I think the river and flats will turn back on. 4 days ago
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mer47 I hope so Rob, but there were all kinds of little what looked like shad flipping around out there and you would of thought more fish would be working on them. The birds didn't even seemed to be interested in them, go figure 4 days ago
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Flyrob Yeah I hear ya! Its been pretty warm too IDK was going to try to get in the river this weekend maybe and give it a shot. 4 days ago
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mer47 shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 2 weeks ago

Fished the flats this morning having better luck getting our 4 keepers. My buddy Bruce had a 29"er and my biggest a 26"er all on top WT started at... Show more

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mike o Nice 2 weeks ago
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Egriger Nice! Any birds working? 2 weeks ago
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mer47 No birds at all 2 weeks ago
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Flyrob Good to see your dialed in again ....there's hope for the rest of us fishing mortals! 2 weeks ago
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mer47 shared a photo. 3 weeks ago

Took advantage of the blow out day to hit my local spot. Caught a few small bluegills out of the wind so I moved to where the wind was blowing into... Show more

Flyrob Nice Merrill WTG 3 weeks ago
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fishing402 Very nice YP Mer!\ 2 weeks ago
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mudpuppy Nice Merrill...one of my favorite fish for eating. 2 weeks ago
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Sorry for the late report, it was another tough day on the flats getting one keeper 22 1/2" 1 short and a nice LMB. We probably had 4-5 other hits... Show more

mer47 Sorry it was yesterday 3 weeks ago
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mudpuppy Thanks for the report Merrill... 3 weeks ago
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Fished the flats this morning with a friend of mine and had a decent morning getting a total of 7 keepers up to 25 1/2" es. The biggest one barfed up... Show more

mudpuppy Just another day at the office WTG Merrill you got their #. Water sure is cooling down quickly. 1 month ago
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mer47 shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 2 months ago

My 28 1/2" and some of Burkies

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mike o Nice way to get them guys 2 months ago
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mudpuppy I can hear that dinner bell ringing....WTG guys. 2 months ago
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Fished the flats this morn and did pretty good getting our 6 keeper plus some and a bunch of shorts fis went from 22-21/2" es wt was 73 and clear

mudpuppy Good job Merrill...glad you guys are still on em. Maybe next week for me. 2 months ago
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Fished the Flats this morn and had some luck with Paul catching a 20 1/2" er and I had a 24"er and we had 6 shorts it wasn't great but it was better... Show more

mer47 I hear ya Rob I needed a little R&R from domestic chores also!!!! :< 2 months ago
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ward3342 Caught a 4lb large mouth, 1-22"&1-19.5 rock this morning. 2 months ago
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mer47 Nice Ward more action then Wednesday. 2 months ago
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Flyrob Great outing Ward nice LMB too... 2 months ago
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We fished the flats this morning having a tough time with all the floating grass but we did manage to get 3 keepers up to 24 1/2" es and 6 shorts. You... Show more

Kanati At Harford crab and tackle 3 months ago
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mudpuppy OK...Thank you Kanati. Never used them before but have caught a couple big ones north of the flats on night crawlers. 3 months ago
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Flyrob Conowingo liquors has them for $2 each 3 months ago
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mudpuppy Thanks Rob. Haven't been down since around the end of May. River up here is way too high to wade. Starting to get a striper monkey on my back...need some cooler weather. 3 months ago
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Nice I finally got to meet Ward on the parking lot before we got out there, but didn't get a chance to hear how he made out.

ward3342 Good to finally meet you. Not much luck. 1- 19-1\2. and a couple small rock, 1- 2lb largemouth. 3 months ago
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mer47 The floating grass made it tough. After you left the air came up and opened it up more 3 months ago
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mer47 shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 3 months ago

Fished the flats this morn with some good action getting 5 keepers 15 shorts and 2 LMB and a bunch of hits we missed. It was a little snotty but... Show more

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mike o Nice, way to go guys 3 months ago
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Flyrob Nice report Merrill... I knew you'd get dialed in on the topwater.... 3 months ago
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mer47 Thats good Tyler there's fish around out there, its always a bummer when your rig is down in prime time. 3 months ago
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mudpuppy Thanks Merrill...glad you guys got into them...sounds fun 3 months ago
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Just got back from Deal Island from our bottom trip yesterday a beautiful day but very rough. We kept 110 big spot no trout and only very small... Show more

mudpuppy Sounds like a fun trip Merrill...you must have been at the right spot... ha ha 4 months ago
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My buddy's fish had 3 open sores on the side and the guy yesterday had 2 with sores and bleeding . What is causing these fish to have these sores... Show more

mer47 I didn't think of doing that Rob. if I get any more like that I will take pics of it Thanks 4 months ago
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Shady Some fish have it some don't. When the water warms in the summer and the fish are under more stress with higher water temps the sores show. It happens every year 4 months ago
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mudpuppy Be very careful not to get finned by one of those...bad stuff. It's caused by bacteria in the water.(which there is a ton of) DNR estimates that 60% - 80% of all stripers carry myco during the summer months. Not all have sores. Just one more reason... Show more 4 months ago
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mer47 Used the grabber 4 months ago
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mer47 shared a photo. 4 months ago

Got a tip from a friend of mine said he had some action on the flats so we went today and I had 4 shorts lost 2 fish and hah several other hits. My... Show more

fishing402 Real nice catch Mer! 4 months ago
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mudpuppy 31" is a dandy for this time of year. Top water? 4 months ago
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mer47 Yes Mike everything on top 4 months ago
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mudpuppy NICE....Catch em up 4 months ago
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We fished the river yesterday morn and like porknose it was slow Paul did get one keeper 20 1/2 on top water one other friend had a smallmouth and I... Show more

Flyrob At least you put one in the boat! Wondering if the rockfish have moved to the flats? Anyone hear? 4 months ago
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mer47 Rob I am going to try my usual haunts out there next week and see if there are some around !! 4 months ago
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Flyrob If they're out there you'll find them I'm sure! 4 months ago
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mer47 shared a photo. 4 months ago

We had a nice morning on the river today getting 9 keepers to 24"es and a bunch of shorts that were just barley short. Picked everything up on... Show more

porknose I think I saw those fish somewhere 4 months ago
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Flyrob WTG Merrill can't believe the water temps June 8th. 4 months ago
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mer47 shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 5 months ago

Started the day with this sunrise fishing with stripermagnet we caught around 30 + fish with Omar getting a 30, 29 and my biggest 23 1/2 all caught... Show more

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mudpuppy Now there's a team that's hard to beat ....way to catch em up guys 5 months ago
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porknose Nice work Mer, in this heat that is work. We were out, and had a few keeper size, and some shorts. I think we may have seen you out there. 5 months ago
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mike o another good day on the flats 5 months ago
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burkie66 Looking good. Nice catch. 5 months ago
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mer47 shared a photo. 5 months ago

Yeh burliest and I had a terrific morning on the flats. Our biggest was probably 30-32" es. We caught everything on assissins pearl pimk and... Show more

porknose Great job Mer. 5 months ago
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mike o Nice Merril, way to find the bigger fish. I hope to be out Saturday in the kayak and try to find some bigger ones. It is probably going to be crowded. There are going to be a lot of kayaks and probably a lot of boats too. 5 months ago
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Flyrob Thanks for the report Merrill ....30+ is a great fish for mid may. 5 months ago
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