Flyrob shared a photo. 3 days ago

4/17/19 at about 6pm this is what the Susquehanna River looked like at Port Deposit. The Conowingo Dam is in spill looks to me like less than a foot... Show more

Flyrob and I should add that this was on the Cecil side edge below the Octoraro Creek which looked slightly cleaner than the river but still not very clean at all. 3 days ago
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mer47 And another shot of rain tonite, not a pretty picture. Rob has anybody been catching any WP's at all, not much chatter at all about them. I'm heading to Deal Island on our spring trophy trip Tuesday and I'm cautiously hopeful about that ? yesterday
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mudpuppy Merrill, seems like nobody is talking about anything. SOOO...things are really, really bad or really, really good...I]m guessing the prior 19 hours 3 minutes ago
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mudpuppy The C & R season has been the worst in 10 years, at least for me. Was out 3 times and caught only a handful of 18 - 22" fish. And the future isn't looking bright 19 hours ago
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Got out on the octoraro for hickories on Saturday. Caught a few it was very slow. The creek is full of fish just could not get them to bite. Tried... Show more

mer47 Maybe the recognized who was after them and they feared you or they remembered you from last year. Did this rain dirty up the water Rob ? We are thinking of coming down Wednesday. I hate to make a wasted trip especially the way we have been... Show more 5 days ago
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Flyrob Haha... I think it's quite the opposite "we remember this guy and were safe with him around" Nice going on the crappie Merrill! I was wondering the same thing about the river and I plan to check it out today after work. 5 days ago
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Flyrob Merrill, I checked the river today and it is stained from the rain Monday but very fishable. That was at the dam Lapidum or the flats might even be cleaner. 4 days ago
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Allot of people have been asking me about the White Perch, anyone heard if they are hitting in good numbers up river yet?

mike o Haven't seen one at Deer creek yet. Last night there wasn't much of anything there . I got 1 Hickory and 2 smallies though some other guys there did a little better than I did. 1 week ago
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Flyrob Thanks for the update Mike... guess I just need to be patient! 1 week ago
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Anyone fish over the weekend? Hear of any rockfish being caught in the flats or Lapidum?

Logic Fished Thursday,Saturday & Sunday. One fish 10# on Thursday fishing the west side only. Saturday lots of boats and a school of 16" to 22" fish on the south end. Caught 25 to 30 fish. Sunday the crowd was gone, had to hunt to find fish but found a... Show more 2 weeks ago
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Flyrob Nice report Logic thanks for the intel. Hard to believe that Sunday was not slammed with boats on the flats seeing how nice it was guess it was a little windy?? 2 weeks ago
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Logic Dead calm, made fishing tough, no drift or trolling motor. Very odd about the lack of boats after the crowd on Saturday. Fish were stuck on the bottom Sunday, BKD had to be within a foot of the bottom. Saturday the fish were all through the water... Show more 2 weeks ago
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mike o good to here someone found the fish. I fished Lapidum Saturday and got a big smallie but that was it 2 weeks ago
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White Perch NEWS - talked to a friend today who fished Millington yesterday and said that he caught white perch about every cast and some yellows... Show more

Flyrob Also put eyes on the Susquehanna River today and it look really clean and clear. There were no spill gates open and the generation flow was low. Things should be shaping up for catch and release next week if the rain holds. 3 weeks ago
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ward3342 They are getting small white perch off havre de grace docks. 3 weeks ago
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Flyrob Good news Ward... I also saw the local hoopnetter getting his nets ready for the perch run also a sign that the white perch are here. 3 weeks ago
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Flyrob shared 4 photos in the 2019 Fishing Season album 3 weeks ago

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Flyrob Nice load of trout caught by everyone... I'm horrible at trout fishing and even I got my limit!!! 3 weeks ago
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Catch and Release Fishing Report - with the high flow out of the dam I decided not to chase rockfish on the Susquehanna
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Frogman Thanks for the report. More rain tomorrow then wind through Sat. Flats are out for my little boat till Sun. Won’t be long.... 1 month ago
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mer47 We get out of one horrible year with the water and start early with another one. Sure hope this changes 1 month ago
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Didn't see it on the list from DNR but noticed over the weekend that guys were fishing the Octoraro Creek. Anyone know if they did the early trout... Show more

Shoot-Straight Yep- done last week 2 months ago
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Flyrob Thanks SS probably fished out by now. 2 months ago
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Hey anyone been to Owens for Yellow Perch?

Frogman Was down 1-1-19 there are some there, morning bite was best then... It changes. 3 months ago
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Flyrob Thanks Frogman just wondered if the Susquehanna had cleaned up at all because the Octoraro was starting to look normal until the heavy rain last night. 3 months ago
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Flyrob shared 2 photos in the 2017 Fishing Season album 4 months ago

BELIZE FISHING REPORT - well heading home tomorrow morning and only a few keepers for all the effort This past week. Spearfished, flyfished and hook... Show more

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mudpuppy Having fun is the bottom line Rob and I'm sure you did Glad you had a nice trip despite the finicky fish. 4 months ago
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Flyrob Yes indeed Mike we had a wonderful time and the fish will be there when we go back. All the fish that I missed this time will be larger and easier targets to hit next year : ) 4 months ago
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mer47 Nice Rob every new place a person fishes takes a learning trip, looks pretty. 4 months ago
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Flyrob Good reason to go back! 4 months ago
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BELIZE FISHING REPORT - Made it out to the reef yesterday to try spearfishing. It’s about a mile paddle out in windy conditions. Loads of fish on... Show more

Weather in Belize has been very windy keeping me on shore. No fly fishing opps yet but the weather is supposed to calm down for the next few days so... Show more

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 6 months 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 5 months 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. 5 months ago
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Flyrob Will do SS again thanks! 5 months 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.... 6 months 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. :<((( 6 months 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 6 months ago
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mike o Fished the mouth of Deer Creek Thursday evening. It was crystal clear. Still didn't catch anything 6 months ago
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Anyone fish the flats today? What’s it look like?

ward3342 Still muddied. No luck fishing it. 6 months ago
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Flyrob Thanks Merrill maybe we’ll get a November 6 months ago
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Took a couple of casts in the Octoraro Sunday evening and only got one swirl on the creek chub nothing on soft plastic or stick bait.

ward3342 Is the Oct clear? Deer is clear. 6 months ago
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Flyrob Yes Chuck it is, probably the cleanest I seen it since the early spring. 6 months ago
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Hit the Ock again last night and the creek was low and slow.... caught 1 rockfish and 1 smallmouth. The good news is that water is clean so the... Show more

Fished the Octoraro Creek last evening and even though the water was REALLY dirty I still managed to catch 4 Rockfish and 2 Smallmouth. Because the... Show more

mer47 Your go to spot pays off again Rob. That albino panfish assassin is my favorite panfish lure. 7 months ago
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Talked to a guy that was fishing the EXTREMELY muddy water in the ock today and caught a 25” walleye (which I saw with my own eyes) in addition to a... Show more

Flyrob shared a photo. 7 months ago

Forgot to post this on Monday - fished the Ock one hour before dark and caught about a dozen small rockfish. A few on topwater but most were caught... Show more

mer47 Looks like you got the only game in town Rob. Boy you can see the mud line on the leaves. I never saw this water stay dirty this long 7 months ago
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fishing402 Great job Rob! I fished the Oct when the water is low and there are plenty of roots and branches. Again great job! 7 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!