Andy Andrzejewski

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  • Gene Mueller's Fishing Report

    If you're among the hundreds of boaters trying to troll up a 28-inch-or-longer striped bass during Maryland's current trophy rockfish season, don't be upset if you come back to port without the fish you're after.


  • Gene Mueller's Fishing Report

    In some parts of our region fishing could not be better, but biologists are concerned that the shortage of precipitation might affect spawning activities of certain fish, including smallmouth bass in such rivers as Virginia's Rappahannock and Maryland's Potomac.


  • Gene Mueller's Fishing Report

    The upper tidal Potomac River currently delivers unbelievably great bass fishing. The past week has seen a veritable explosion of largemouth bass that are willing to strike a variety of lures. It's the talk of the day among tidal river fishing fanatics.


  • DAVID BRABRAND
Virginia Beach angler Tommy Athey hoists a 49-pound striped bass. The recent balmy weather has given fishermen a reason to venture out onto the water.

    Gene Mueller's Fishing Report

    Although local meteorologists say that January 2012 and the beginning of February aren't even close when it comes to warm winter month records, every fisherman in the Washington area wouldn't mind if things stayed that way at least until April arrives.


  • Gene Mueller's Fishing Report

    Every New Year's Day, come sun, fog, rain, snow or ice, we go fishing. We've done it for more than a quarter century, but compared to years gone by when ice occasionally had to be broken before we found the water, the first day of 2012 could not have been more accommodating.


  • Gene Mueller's Fishing Report

    The time has come when many of our area's warm-weather fishermen begin to stash away their boats and tackle. However, hard-nosed anglers who prefer to seek their quarry in the Chesapeake Bay, the tidal rivers of Maryland and Virginia, as well as the not-too-distant Atlantic Ocean, are not giving up - not by a long shot.


  • Gene Mueller's Fishing Report

    Outstanding catches of striped bass and occasional hookups with spotted sea trout are possible over many areas of the Chesapeake Bay.


  • Garlic scents make perfect sense to fish

    On a cold day in 1996 a group of us boaters sat around the outflow waters of the Morgantown Power Plant in southern Charles County, casting artificial lures into the froth, hoping to draw a strike from the striped bass that they knew were there, feasting on baitfish. The shad, shiners and minnows were drawn to the plankton-rich, warmed waters at the power plant and the rockfish, gluttons that they are, stuffed themselves.


  • Garlic scents make perfect sense to fish

    On a cold day in 1996 a group of us boaters sat around the outflow waters of the Morgantown Power Plant in southern Charles County, casting artificial lures into the froth, hoping to draw a strike from the striped bass that they knew were there, feasting on baitfish. The shad, shiners and minnows were drawn to the plankton-rich, warmed waters at the power plant and the rockfish, gluttons that they are, stuffed themselves.


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