Chesapeake Rockfishing at its Finest
The live bait still hasn’t made an appearance, but that hasn’t stopped us from smashing big Striped Bass (a.k.a. “Rockfish”) on almost every trip for the last six weeks. The action has been exciting to say the least with multiple hook-ups commonplace. There have been a few occasions when we hooked 25-28 Rockfish simultaneously! On average, the grade of fish has been unusually large for summertime residents with many trips yielding several 33+ inch fish! Avoiding the ignorant, fish-spooking crowds has been crucial to success. Fish are wild animals and will not tolerate hundreds of boats running circles over them making a racket. Some White Perch are starting to make an appearance and the word down the Bay is that Bluefish are headed our way. Here are some pics from the last week….