Red Drum at Risk

25 01 2014

Recently, there was a motion made by the Maryland Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission to explore the possibility of allowing the harvest of one trophy red drum (greater than 27 inches) per angler. Personally, I am against any such regulation being enacted. The Chesapeake Bay has seen a tremendous resurgence in the red drum fishery in recent years and I believe this is a direct result of the current slot limit (18 to 27 inches) and the protection of the large drum. States from Maryland to Florida have similar limits.

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If you would like to read more about the proposal, including reactions from Maryland DNR and CCA Maryland please click on the links below. The last link will take you to the SFAC website where you can voice your opinion to various SFAC members. An email to Chairman William Goldsborough would probably garner the most attention.

CCA MD Response

MD DNR Response

SFAC Chairman and Membership

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Lefty Kreh’s TieFest 2014

23 01 2014

 

striperrelease1-70x70Lefty Kreh’s TieFest 2014 is scheduled for Saturday, March 8 at the Prospect Bay Country Club in Grasonville, MD. Show hours are 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. I’ll have a table there and I hope to see you at this great event! For additional information click on the link below.

Lefty Kreh’s TieFest 2014





Josenhans Fly Fishing – January Newsletter

21 01 2014

The January Newsletter is hot off the press. Take a look by clicking on the link below. It’s FREE to subscribe.

January Newsletter





Josenhans Fly Fishing – Progressive Baltimore Boat Show

16 01 2014

How about a chance for some FREE tickets to the Progressive Baltimore Boat Show at the Baltimore Convention Center running from January 23 – 26. The first two calls or texts to my cell at 443-783-3271 will receive up to 4 FREE tickets per caller. While you’re there, stop by and say hi to my friends at Gootee’s Marine, who are, at this very moment, installing a brand new Yamaha F150 4-stroke onto the transom of my Jones Brothers Cape Fisherman 20. Be sure to check out Gootee’s complete line of 2014 Yamaha Outboards.

Here is a link to the Boat Show

Baltimore Boat Show

And here is some additional information direct from the good people who are sponsoring the show:

“Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show Docks at Baltimore Convention Center – January 23-26, 2014

Annual Boat Show Celebrates 60 Years with “Swamp People,” On-Water Fun, and Best in Boating

Baltimore – October 10, 2013– As Mid-Atlantic families brace for frigid forecasts, the 2014 Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show, celebrating its 60th anniversary,transforms the Baltimore Convention Center at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor into a boater’s paradise Thursday-Sunday, January 23-26.

Visitors to the city’s favorite boating event can climb aboard and compare hundreds of boats for all budgets and lifestyles, from luxury cruisers and fishing boats to family runabouts and pontoons, and take advantage of some of the best deals of the year from the region’s leading dealers, plus shop the latest gizmos and gadgets for life on (and near) the water.

There is more to the boat show than boats! Highlights of this year’s show include appearances by the History Channel’s hit TV show, Swamp People, R.J. and Jay Paul Molinere, Fred’s Shed offering dozens of helpful seminars for the DIY boater, a boating simulator, and—new for this year—a chance for visitor’s to get their feet wet in a 50 foot for hands-on fly fishing practice, kayaking, and stand-up paddle boarding. The Kids’ Zone features daily activities for the smallest sailors and boaters.

When: Thursday, January 23 through Sunday, January 26 2013

Where: Baltimore Convention Center
One West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Hours: Thursday, January 23 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday, January 24 11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday, January 25 10:00am–9:00pm
Sunday, January 26 10:00am–5:00pm

Tickets: $12 for adults; FREE for children 15 and under (when accompanied by an adult)
Advance tickets can be purchased at BaltimoreBoatShow.com.

Phone: 410-224-7633

Web: For tickets, show news, discounts and giveaways, visit BaltimoreBoatShow.com.

Be a part of the boat show conversation – become a fan on Facebook and follow the show on Twitter.”

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Josenhans Fly Fishing – E-Newsletter

1 01 2014

Check out my newly revised e-newsletter by clicking this link. If you would like to sign up there is a link located at the bottom of the page.