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Fishing for Rockfish on Upper Chesapeake Bay

Fishing for Rockfish on Upper Chesapeake Bay

Every year droves of boaters ply the waters of the Upper Chesapeake Bay in hopes of catching striped bass or “rockfish” as they are known in this neck of the woods. Here are some pointers on how to catch rockfish, including what gear to use and angling techniques.

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Selecting Downriggers

Selecting Downriggers

Downriggers are used when trolling for fish far below the surface, which requires lures or bait to be kept at a specific depth while the boat is moving.

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Selecting a Fishing Reel

Selecting a Fishing Reel

Reels let you control your fishing line, how it’s paid out and how it’s retrieved. In addition, reels have a “drag” system that is used to pressure the fish during the fight. Finally, reels provide mechanical advantage to enable you to reel in that whopper.

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