backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 3 weeks ago

Havent been fishing lately due to weather and being in the throws of raising teenage girls but I thought you all would appreciate the gift my little... Show more

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Flyrob Hey Mike the way the river has been your "Snackle Box" will be WAY more fun then fishing : )) 3 weeks ago
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porknose Looks good Doc, can I fish with you? 3 weeks ago
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mudpuppy Awww...ain't that sweet HAPPY BIRTHDAY DOC. 2 weeks ago
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If you want to see current and updated drone footage of the river log onto FaceBook and look up AVP Drone Services. It is my friends page and he is... Show more

Flyrob cool stuff thanks for sharing mike 3 months ago
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240 LTS I researched this for comparison and also posted it on Tidalfish ........ The dam has 53 flood control gates, starting at the northeastern end of the powerhouse and spanning the majority of the dam.
In 1936, all the flood gates were opened.
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mudpuppy Interesting, Thanks Jeff... 3 months ago
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240 LTS I remember Agnes because my grandparents home and Aunt/Uncles home (along with every one that had a home there) on River Rd. in the outskirts of Ellicott City was destroyed ... We as kids, shoveled 2' of mud out of the 2nd floor of their home let... Show more 3 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 3 months ago

My friend Dave is a professional drone operator and he just posted this.....www.facebook.com/AVPDroneServices/videos/464170023…

Flyrob so how does one get to be a "professional" drone operator?? 3 months ago
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Anyone ever see 27 gates open?
Cecil County Department of Emergency Services
28 mins ·
**UPDATE** Conowingo dam has 13 gates open with the chance of...
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backdoc Maybe not......CONOWINGO DAM NEWS: PLEASE SHARE
The info below is from the Cecil County Department of Emergency Services. PLEASE SHARE
**RUMOR CONTROL*** The Conowingo Dam has opened 13 gates so far today with the possibility of 3 more to a total...
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Flyrob Thanks for calming the Port Deposit Panic! Seeing is believing and the photo from last night shows about 13 flood gates open! 3 months ago
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Capt. Chris is friends with backdoc

backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 4 months ago

After getting a rough estimate on restoring the Chincoteague scow I have decided it is not going to be worth doing. Got up Sunday and drove to... Show more

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mudpuppy Yes backdoc, I concur...25K is a bit much to restore a wooden boat with sentimental value, albeit a very cool boat. Sometimes photos make the best memories. Good luck with your search. 4 months ago
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backdoc Thanks, the good news is that the guy who is doing the restoration is going to document the process and make a binder for my dad. The guy asked me for any photos and documentation and he is going to surprise my dad with a history book for the scow... Show more 4 months ago
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mer47 Thats the way to keep it cool, NICE 4 months ago
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mudpuppy Very nice... 4 months ago
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backdoc shared 2 photos in the Stream Photos album 4 months ago

Headed southeast in the morning. Taking my dads original 1979 Jester Craft 18' Chincoteague scow down to a guy for a refurbish. Not sure I am making a... Show more

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mer47 Hope it all turns out great for you Mike without all those dollar signs you noted. 4 months ago
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mudpuppy Good luck with your project and keep your wallet open...LOL. Never heard of Jester Craft, looks like a real beaut. 4 months ago
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backdoc Thanks. Mudpuppy, there were several builders on the island in the 70-80's including Hancock, Reeves, Winbrough and a few other lesser know builders. Jester Crafts are considered to be the best of them. Pretty solid for almost 40 years old. 4 months ago
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mudpuppy Thanks backdoc for sharing some of Chinco's boat building history...had to do a quick internet search on that puppy...pretty interesting. 4 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 4 months ago

Since I failed so hard at my last fishing trip and had no pictures to post I figured I would post this. Nicole and my niece went kayaking at Mariner Point... Show more

mer47 Hey you have to be a good guide at time also and it looks like you were a good teacher 4 months ago
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mike o nice fish 4 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 4 months ago

I had been reading the favorable reports from early last week and was cursing my work schedule. My old friend Dave wanted to get on the river so we... Show more

mer47 It’s been a slow start for us also and having to put up with this dirty water. I hope to try it tomorrow, hope the water didn’t get any worse 4 months ago
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Flyrob Yes mike good seeing you and meeting Dave. Sorry to report the same result. Fished up to dark without a bite. Water was still very dirty. 4 months ago
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Rain forecast extended through Saturday. River should be fishable by mid June.....2019.

240 LTS Went across the dam to Tomes to pick up my boat this afternoon ... 2 gates open towards the Cecil County side emptying onto the rocks down below ... Riding alongside the river to Port Deposit, lots of debris floating down the river ... High and... Show more 5 months ago
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Danfly Truth! 5 months ago
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Flyrob I hope to take a peek at the river today after work and see if it's cleaned up at all 5 months ago
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backdoc has a new avatar. 6 months ago

Time to start targeting snakeheads on the Susky. It is true, they are here and I predict they are here to stay. Once the grass starts on the flats... Show more

backdoc They can be steaked or filleted. Guys I know also make them into nuggets. There is a chef in the area named Chad Wells who is also a fisherman. He was the head chef at the Alewife in Baltimore before he moved onto his new restaurant and he was the... Show more 6 months ago
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mer47 Thanks guys I guess I’ll have to try one if I get one 6 months ago
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Flyrob Thanks for the fly suggestions BD I'll hit the bench and give it a try! 6 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 6 months ago

Fished the river yesterday with my friend Jerry. We were in his jet boat so we fished from Lapidum to above Deer Creek. Nice overcast, great water... Show more

Flyrob Nice report Mike... I think your everything is a little late but I think it will blow up any day now! 6 months ago
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mer47 Mike Even though the perch were running small is just fun to get that thump, hope your right and the biggies start up soon 6 months ago
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mudpuppy is friends with backdoc

backdoc shared a photo. 7 months ago

After a long winter of going to appointment after appointment with my oldest daughter I finally got to get out and wet a line. It was so nice just... Show more

backdoc Thanks Ward, so far so good. As of now we are in the clear. 7 months ago
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Sparky1423 Beautiful Mike!! 7 months ago
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Egriger Wow!, Beautiful Fish! 7 months ago
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fishing402 WOW BD, beautiful fish. 7 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 8 months ago

High water
A little bit of flooding along the Susquehanna River in Columbia PA today. More water on the way to the Chesapeake Bay as we get a break...
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backdoc This was a post from Justin Berk, Meteorologist that he had on his FB page. I did not take the picture. It is from today. 8 months ago
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mer47 Thanks for that pic Mike I think they want the river at Harrisburg to crest 11.3 the last I heard, not good. 8 months ago
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Many of my fellow Zoo fisherman know that I didnt fish much last year due to a serious health condition that my oldest daughter was dealing with. I... Show more

Flyrob That's great news Mike... I miss fishing with you and chucking you beers from the boat to your Kayak : ) 8 months ago
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Sparky1423 Great news Mike! Last years’ fishing was non existent for me also, looking forward to meet up 8 months ago
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liquidaddicted Thats awesome Mike. Look forward to fishing with you this spring! 8 months ago
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mudpuppy Great news for sure. Never underestimate the power of prayer. 8 months ago
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backdoc shared 3 photos in the Stream Photos album 11 months ago

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mike o Those are some beauties 11 months ago
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mer47 Nice steelie and laker glad to hear you got into them, they are pretty fish 11 months ago
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mudpuppy Beautiful fish backdoc...glad you had a successful adventure. 11 months ago
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Flyrob Nice fish pics Mike... thanks for sharing!!! 11 months ago
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backdoc shared a photo. 12 months ago

I need to stop complaining about my current situation. Things could be worse. Saw this at Mariner Point Park in Joppatowne on Monday around noon.

Flyrob wow that really stinks did yo take this shot Mike? 12 months ago
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backdoc I did not. One of my patients is the park manager and Mariner Point and he took the photos. I agree that it looks photo shopped but it is not. Younger kid who fishes a lot owns the truck. I heard about it and then he brought the pictures in that he... Show more 12 months ago
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mudpuppy Poor guy...I hope he has good insurance. 12 months 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!