|On an evening bottom fishing trip June 30, Jeff Wallace caught this magnificent 29 inch seatrout among a number of other trout and limits of croaker. Both soft crab and shrimp were equally effective.|
|Joel and son Adam are shown with a beautiful 34 inch rockfish, Joel's largest-ever, caught June 29 on a parachute and 9 inch shad behind an umbrella.|
|Here's James of the Moore party with a nice 31 inch rockfish caught on June 29. Obviously, this fish took a 9 inch tiger shad/parachute combination.|
|June 27 ended the three-day Chesapeake Bay
Pro/Am Fishing Tournament, out of Solomons Island. Captain Drew, shown here with one
of his awards, placed a couple bluefish in the money and took the prize for the largest
rockfish caught on a boat built by Chesapeake Boats, Inc. Thanks Dave (David Mason),
President of Chesapeake Boats, for supporting this tournament.
|Cindy Evans fished on the "Worm"
June 27 and is shown with one of the nicer rockfish and blues caught that day, a 36
|Here's the Mike Fox (far right) crew of June
26 with part of their rockfish limits to 34 inches.
|Here's Mike Jenkins (left) and Russ Dyrland
with a couple 30 inch plus rockfish caught on the "Worm" June 25. These fish
were caught chumming off the Radar Towers.
|Dr. Jim of the Jack Smack party is shown here
with a double header on rockfish, which were caught June 23 while trolling along the
channel edge down near Parker's Creek.
|Tom Boyle joined us for an afternoon/evening
trip for rockfish and then croaker on June 21. Tom, by the way, set a new State Record for
Spanish Mackerel last summer. See our "Best of 1998" gallery for a peek at a
"rocketfish" over 6 pounds!
|Here's most of the "Pop" Morgan
party from June 19 with some of their limits of rockfish, some nice seatrout, and a bunch
of nice croaker. What a night a fishing!
|Here's Carol of the Bill Wikert party with her
largest-ever rockfish, a 32 incher, caught on the morning of June 19.
|The Mark Sugg (right) party joined us for an
afternoon of trolling for rockfish, then an early evening of bottom fishing for some nice
seatrout to 23 inches, and finally on to some croaker fishing until well after dark.
|Here's Kathryn of the Mike Fox party with a
pair of nice croaker caught on an afternoon/evening trip June 12 near the Gooses. The
action was non-stop until we picked up around 10pm for the run home.
|In addition to croaker, a few trout to 22
inches and a limit of small rockfish and the 37 inch rock shown here with John were caught
by the Mike Fox crew that night.
|Leonard Weakley (third from left) is shown
with his crew and a bunch of flounder to 22 inches, most of which were caught on minnows
down near James Island on June 12.
|Mike Kelly and Mike Jr. were fishing June 11
on the "Worm" with Cort Treuth and son Matt when Mike landed this beautiful 23
inch seatrout or weakfish. Prior to looking for trout, Captain Drew put his crew on a good
bunch of flounder. The two boys each had two doubles on flounder among other flatties to
|Here we have Bobby Rhodes with a pair of 20
inch flounder caught on the "Worm" June 11 over near James Island.
|Here we have Ralph Neidert with a nice croaker on an afternoon/evening trip on June 5. Ralph and friends managed to catch a small bunch of rockfish before going after tough-fighting croakers.|
|Even though "all" the big rockfish are well on their way up the coast, Sean Myers of the Gene Hickman party caught this 25 pound rockfish also on June 5 on the "Worm" just a few miles from the Rod-N-Reel Dock in Chesapeake Beach.|
|Bob's first Black Drum and the first drum caught on the new "Worm". The fish tipped the scales at 49 pounds and about 40 inches in length. The date was June 2, 1999.|