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porknose shared 4 photos in the Stream Photos album 3 days ago

Been plugging away on our fall fishing area on the west side of the upper bay lately, hoping for the bigger fish to show up. Last trips a keeper or... Show more

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Flyrob Agree Mike, I was thinking there was hope of getting a fishing-window before the Susquehanna River temps drop below 46. I drove over the Conowingo dam yesterday even though they had 4 spill gates open the water clarity look pretty good and very... Show more 12 hours 30 minutes ago
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mudpuppy Good for you Rob, Belize sounds wonderful. Hope you catch em up, good. I'm looking at about 5" of snow on the ground and a total white out with lots more snow to come...ugh. Most of the highways in my area, 83, 81 and parts of the Turnpike are shut... Show more 8 hours 22 minutes ago
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Flyrob Ugh... about 3 inches here thankfully but it's still snowing. We were supposed to get a dusting to an inch. The good thing about re-runs is you never get tired of them.... right? 7 hours ago
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mer47 Yeh this is crap here I think we had about 5'' here around 2 when I first did the driveway and now to do it again. Rob is there room in your luggage for a stowaway for Belize !!!!!! 5 hours 17 minutes ago
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Frogman shared a photo. 4 days ago

Went down to Belmar NJ yesterday. Got a few up to 26”. 6” paddletail in bunker color. Had to tie myself to the light tower so I don’t blow off the... Show more

fishing402 Your a trooper. Nice catch. 4 days ago
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mer47 Nice catch you fished about the only way ya could yesterday :<))) 4 days ago
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Flyrob Nice catch frogman... well deserved! 4 days ago
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porknose Nice catch Frogman, looks like you dressed for it 3 days ago
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Does anyone know what the northeast river looks like?

Capt. Chris Heard from a friend this morning that the river is fairly clear, He said that there was a few boats at Red Point and they were getting some small fish to bite. 7 days ago
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ward3342 Thanks 7 days ago
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At this point the rain seems like a cruel joke.

mer47 I agree with you bd there is just no break from it 1 week ago
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Flyrob sinister might be a better word?? 1 week ago
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Frogman Very cruel indeed! I got out once this fall that flood gates were closed. 1 week ago
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Heading to Belize next month... hoping to get my first Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit on fly gear. I'm planning a charter but will be wading and fishing... Show more

Shoot-Straight Belize is awesome. Where are you going ambergris? We were there a few years ago. Def go with a guide some. There are lots and lots of bonefish, mostly small ones. Not sure how good the DIY opportunities are there however. A kayak would really open... Show more 1 week ago
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Flyrob Hey SS thanks very much for the pointers... a number of fishzooers have reached out to me with Belize pointers and I really appreciate all the help. I'm actually going to swing by Marblehead Fly Shop tomorrow and do some shopping based on all of... Show more 1 week ago
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Shoot-Straight Make sure u put mono weeguards on your bonefish flies. Most flats on the east side are covered in turtle grass. Unweighted flies work good there. 7 days ago
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Flyrob Will do SS again thanks! 7 days ago
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I think Merrill already gave me the answer but does anyone know the conditions on the flats? Was hoping to fish tomorrow. I'll know they are running... Show more

Wild Bill Terrible late flats season Rob. Makes you wonder if the fish will show at all in good numbers. I would have a little more confidence near the Sass. Been wanting to try it but the mud keeps coming. 1 week ago
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Flyrob I have my doubts that we will get a fall run at all?? Another day of rain is certainly not helping! 1 week ago
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Capt. Chris Tried the Sass yesterday. Water a little better than the flats, but not a lot of bites. Just a few shorts. Omar was there too, and did about the same. Still hoping we will get a fall bite! 1 week ago
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Flyrob Thanks for the update CC...I love your optimism! Me too! 1 week ago
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mer47 shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 2 weeks ago

We did our live linning trip to Deal Island Friday and thought it was going to be a rough and rainy day but it was nice out there. We started live... Show more

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Flyrob Good stuff Merrill... glad you got into them! I'm guessing all the fish are south already. If the rain EVER stops I'm now wondering if they'll be any fish left here once it does. 2 weeks ago
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mudpuppy Glad you got em Merrill...sounds like a fun day. 2 weeks ago
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Kayak fishing the river Sunday! Keeping my fingers crossed!

Heavy rain all day? I am moving to Texas.

porknose Can I go with you Doc 2 weeks ago
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Flyrob Anyone want to buy a bunch of fishing gear...since I don’t use it anymore. What sport can I take up that’s done in the rain? 2 weeks ago
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mudpuppy @ Rob....SINGING.....lol 2 weeks ago
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Flyrob lol... don't have much of a voice... that's out! 1 week ago
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I fished Eastern Bay and a buddy fished the lower Chester. Just terrible. Worst day of fishing I had all year. Caught a few- but hey it's late... Show more

Fished the river pretty hard the last two days after work from the dam down to the old bridge pylons and lots of spots in between. Skunked both... Show more

backdoc Rocktober turned out to be Nottober. 2 weeks ago
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Beautiful day up river but no fish.

ward3342 Water is still dirty. 2 weeks ago
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Capt. Chris There's been a few fish at #2, and heard of a nice bite at Red Point on the outgoing tide using rattletraps. Sunday looks like favorable conditions and prime time to start the Fall bite! 2 weeks ago
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porknose Disappointing to hear Ward 2 weeks ago
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Brett and I fished the Susky HARD on Friday evening. We were supposed to meet Backdoc out there but due to a flat tire he could not make it... you... Show more

Flyrob I'll keep that in mind.... 2 weeks ago
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mer47 Rob my thoughts were that with all the dirty water that has come down that when they run a bunch of water it kicks up the sediment from all the mud on the rocks, maybe that's way out there but that is what I was thinking. :<((( 2 weeks ago
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Flyrob Merrill, I think your right I was reading an article that said the silt problem is getting so bad behind the conowingo dam, as you said even when they release normal generation flow were getting silt coming through... not good! The lower... Show more 2 weeks ago
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mike o Fished the mouth of Deer Creek Thursday evening. It was crystal clear. Still didn't catch anything 2 weeks ago
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We fished the river this morning catching 4 shorts 3 on the Cecil side and 1 on the Harford side they ran a good bit of water till 9:00am didn't... Show more

porknose We didn't have even a hit 3 weeks ago
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mudpuppy Glad you got a few Merrill...been a terrible summer / fall season...so far. 3 weeks ago
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Flyrob Thanks Merrill, I was actually shocked to see how dirty the river was when we went out Friday. I thought sure it would have cleaned up by now with the little rain we got last week. What is going on upriver? Dredging or something? 2 weeks ago
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Trolled up river. 1-16" & 1-18" rock. Couple other boats. Didn't see anyone catch any. Water 51. They only ran water a couple hours.

mer47 At least yow didn't get skunked Chuck. I am going to try it tomorrow morn. up in the river before the rain comes in. Hoping I can find some action !!!! 3 weeks ago
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Fished flats. 2 on poppers. 4 trolling plastics between red and green buoy. No keepers. Between 12-16".

Flyrob Thanks for the report Chuck... glad you at least got some action and topwater at that! 3 weeks ago
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mer47 Glad you finally had some action Chuck. Was there any bird action ? 3 weeks ago
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ward3342 Some birds were working but I not on fish. Think they were getting into bait. They didn't stick around. Just dived and moved on. 3 weeks ago
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Fished the flats today from 8 - 2. Very windy, nasty chop and some 2 ft rollers. Water was very stained, 52 - 54*. Caught a few small WP and 1 16"... Show more

mudpuppy Yes, old men in 16 ft tin boats should not fish on days like today.LOL 3 weeks ago
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Flyrob I hear ya man... was going to try for the weekend but they're calling for rain and high winds... 3 weeks ago
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mudpuppy Been a tough year for decent water and weather, Rob. At least the YOY report was a good one. Let's hope that November is filled with bluebird days and 30" stripers... 3 weeks ago
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Flyrob I like the way you think Mike! 3 weeks ago
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a guy I know was fishing at tidings from shore and saw guys in boat getting a lot of small rock Thursday.

mer47 Maybe Chuck we’ll have some fall fishing after all. We are going to try it Friday 3 weeks ago
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Was up in the river yesterday PM. Best day for me this fall, of course the first time I went without flood gates open! Got a bunch of 2 and 3 year... Show more

porknose That's encouraging to hear frogman, Thanks for the report 4 weeks ago
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Flyrob Yes great news I was wondering if anyone got out 3 weeks ago
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Flyrob Hey Frogman... just curious what bait got the bite? 3 weeks ago
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mer47 Ditto on the great news that was a really nice afternoon !! 3 weeks ago
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Is the water coming through the dam really muddy, or just stained. I'm really interested in what it's like above the dam...

Any help would be awesome.

Flyrob Just stained looked at the river yesterday. Talked to a couple of guys that tried fishing broad creek and just said it was super windy didn’t mention the water quality 4 weeks ago
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Shoot-Straight Went up and took a peek- still pretty muddy- 12-18" viz where I looked. 4 weeks ago
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Flyrob Yeah went and checked it today and still pretty dirty except below the ock and deer creek so the edges are cleaner than the middle of the river. 4 weeks ago
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2017 "FISHZOO ULTIMATE ANGLER" WINNER MIKE O

2017 Most Notable Catch Winner

 

 

Mike o takes the Steve Fogle Custom Catfish Rod and Bass Pro Snaggin Special Reel with his impressive 40 inch Northern Pike!