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Outdoors Report - May 7, 2014

Until we had that three-day deluge that killed river fishing, angling was good. Now, the ponds and reservoirs have taken up the slack, and fishing is still good.

Hunting
Turkey hunting ramped up this week, but by the weekend, it slowed down for many.

Fishing
Rappahannock River — Donna at Ken’s Tackle in Spotsylvania reported that people were reporting hickory shad in the pools at Old Mill Park. I recall as a kid netting and catching many shad in those low-lying holes along the park banks when the water receded, leaving the fish trapped.
As of press time, the City Dock was a mess. The river was still a mess, too. Once the river goes back down, and we get some normal flow for a few days, things will pick back up.
Potomac River — Aqua Land in Southern Maryland reports that anglers are using cutbait and bloodworms to continue to catch plenty of catfish. There was also some good striper action reported up until the weekend. Snakehead action ought to come on strong very soon.
Ponds — Sunfish and bream are biting very well in ponds. Try crickets to get your stringer heavy. Bass were hitting well on spinnerbaits and jerkbaits.
Motts Run Reservoir —  reported good largemouth bass fishing from the docks and piers, but not from boats; go figure. Crappie were hitting nightcrawlers off the piers, too.

Saltwater
Coles Point gave up some nice stripers for anglers trolling umbrella rigs with white and green sassy shads on them.  There was a lot of trash in some parts of the Bay this past week that messed up planer board fishing.
Puppy drum action is red hot at the bottom of the Bay near the Ocean. Some nice trout are also being caught. Look for croaker action to pick up soon.

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May 5-17 — Turkey season. Half hour before sunrise until sunset.

 

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