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Topic - Gene Mueller
Atlantic croakers finally have decided to show up in Southern Maryland waters. The species is a warm-weather favorite for thousands of local saltwater anglers who use two-hook bottom rigs, baited with pieces of (very expensive) bloodworms, peeler crab, or more reasonably priced squid and small, uncooked grocery store shrimp.
Longtime readers of this space surely have noticed that fly-fishing has never been treated as a priority item. The reasons are simple: While fly-fishing can be a lot of fun, it rarely is the most productive method in the sport of angling, and — protests notwithstanding — it is practiced by far fewer people than those of us who use what fly-fishers refer to as "conventional tackle."