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Chesapeake Bay Fishing Forums Fishing forums in this section cover the Chesapeake Bay Region and its tributaries. Maryland fishing, Virginia fishing, and Washington DC Potomac fishing.

Chesapeake Angler - The Original- Maryland Angler

This was the original fishing forum on Tidal Fish. Find Maryland fishing reports, how to fishing in Maryland, fishing techniques and fishing talk covering the Maryland Chesapeake Bay & Tidal Waters
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Northern Neck Virginia Angler

Virginia Northern Neck fishing forum with fishing reports, how to fishing in Virginia's Northern Neck area, fishing techniques and fishing talk covering Point No Point to the Rappahannock River in the Virginia Chesapeake Bay and tributaries.
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Virginia Angler

Virginia fishing reports, fishing techniques and how to fishing in Virginia covering the Virginia Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach Fishing and Tidal Waters of Virginia's Inshore Fishing
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Crabbers

Crabbing Talk and Crabbing Reports. The Crabbing Forum generally covers the entire Chesapeake Bay and Mid Atlantic Region. How to crab, how to make crab rigs, trot lines, and more.
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Conservation & Policy

Chesapeake Bay, Mid Atlantic and Northeast Fisheries Management, Conservation, Policy, Sustainability and Regulation Issues are discussed on the Fishing Conservation and Policy Forum . Topics may include, but are not limited to, new and proposed fishing regulations, group initiatives, fishing habitat loss, water pollution, etc..
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Bass Fishing- Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass

Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass Fishing forum to talk about bass fishing rigging and techniques, the best bass fishing spots etc. in and around the tidal waters of the Chesapeake Bay and Mid Atlantic Region
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East Coast Regional Fishing Forums These message boards cover states outside of the Chesapeake Bay region on the East Coast. Delaware fishing, Florida fishing, George Fishing, Mid Atlantic Offshore Fishing, New Jersey fishing, North Carolina fishing, Northeast fishing and South Carolina fishing.

Delaware Fishing

Delaware fishing forum with how to fishing in Delaware, fishing reports, fishing techniques and fishing talk covering Delaware Bay and inshore and offshore Delaware fishing.
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Fishing Tournament and Show Seminars Calendar

This forum is for posting fishing tournaments, fishing shows, fishing seminars or other fishing events along the East Coast including the Chesapeake Bay region. Posting in this forum is free. PLEASE SEE THE POST AT THE TOP OF THE FORUM FOR POSTING GUIDELINES. IF YOUR POST IS NOT FORMATTED CORRECTLY IT WILL BE REMOVED WITHOUT NOTICE.
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Florida Fishing

Florida fishing forum with fishing reports, fishing techniques and fishing talk covering inshore and offshore saltwater fishing on the Florida East and Florida west coasts
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Florida Keys Fishing

The Florida Fishing Forum has Fishing Reports and Information Covering Inshore & Offshore Saltwater Fishing in the Florida Keys
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Georgia Fishing

The Georgia Fishing Forum covers Fishing Reports and Talk Covering Tidal Fishing in Georgia
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Mid Atlantic Inshore

The Mid Atlantic Inshore Fishing Forum covers: Indian River DE Inlet & Bay Area, Inshore Ocean City MD (Isle of White Bay, Assowoman Bay etc), Chincoteague, Wachapreague VA and VA Eastern Shore Inshore Waters
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Mid Atlantic Offshore Angler

Fishing Reports & Talk Covering the Offshore Waters of NJ, DE, MD, VA, NC & SC
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New Jersey Fishing

The New Jersey Fishing Forum covers Fishing Reports & Talk Covering New Jersey Tidalwaters
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North Carolina Fishing

The North Carolina Fishing Forum covers Fishing Reports & Talk Covering North Carolina Tidalwaters
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Northeast Fishing Forum

The Northeast Fishing Forum covers Fishing Reports and Fishing Talk for the Coasts and Tidal Waters of New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts(including Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and Cape Cod) and Maine
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South Carolina Fishing

The South Carolina Fishing Forum covers Fishing Reports and Fishing Talk of the Tidal Waters and coast of South Carolina
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Gulf Coast Regional Fishing Forums These fishing forums cover states along the gulf coast.

Galveston Texas Fishing Forum

The Galveston Texas Fishing Forum covers Fishing Reports and Fishing Talk of Inshore Waters in and Round Galveston, Texas
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Specialty Fishing Forums Fishing Topic Specific Message Boards

Boat Building

The Boat Building Forum features talk about building boats including offshore fishing boats, bay boats, fishing skiffs, crabbing boats, canoes, etc...
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Boat Electronics and General Electronics

The Boat Electronics Forum covers talk about boat electronics used for fishing and other general electronics that anglers use for fishing. Examples include Fish Finder discussions, GPS discussions, Radar discussions, Auto Pilot and other types of boat electronics.
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Boat and Motor Talk

The Boat and Motor Forum is all about fishing boats, engines and trailers. Fishing boat repairs, hull repairs etc. Manufacturer reviews, comparisons, modifications, accessories and more.
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Crappie Yellow Perch and White Perch Fishing Forum

Fishing forum for talking specifically about crappie fishing, yellow perch fishing and white perch fishing.
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Fishing Tackle

Fishing Tackle Forum with talk about fishing tackle (Fly Fishing, Light Tackle, Trolling, Offshore). Fishing rods, reels,line etc..
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Fishing Lodges and Vacations Reports and Reviews

Forum to log your fishing reports and reviews from fishing trips (offshore fishing, inshore fishing, flats fishing, fly fishing) to fishing fishing lodges, fishing vacations set up by yourself or an outfitter, and fly in fishing destinations.
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Fly Fishing Anglers

Saltwater and Freshwater Fly Fishing Forum with tips, techniques, destination reports, suggestions and questions, rigging and techniques, product reviews, and how to topics
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Freshwater Fishing Anglers

Freshwater fishing forum with fishing talk all about freshwater species: Catfish, Crappie, Carp, Pike etc..
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Kayak Fishing Anglers

Kayak Fishing Forum with Rigging and Techniques, Fishing Reports, Kayak Fishing Tournament Information and Results and Kayak Reviews.
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Photography Talk

A Photography Forum to talk about outdoor photography. Both still shots and video recording. Talk about compact cameras, SLR cameras and video cameras.
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International Offshore Angler

International Offshore Fishing Forum with salt water fishing reports and talk for international offshore fishing destinations such as Mexico, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Venezuela, and popular offshore fishing destinations
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Light Tackle Fishing Forum

Light Tackle Fishing Forum about salt water light tackle fishing. Saltwater light tackle fishing tackle, rigging, lures and techniques.
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Protect the Fish Forum

This forum is specifically for talking about poaching or fishing violation cases. This includes trail dates, information about upcoming trials and information about the charged violators.
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Recipes and Cooking Sea Creature Cooking Recipes

Seafood Recipes and Cooking Forum. Fish, Crab and other seafood recipes. Post your recipes here!
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Rigging Message Board

This message board is intended to to talk about Rigging. The board covers inshore, offshore, bay, bait, and artificial bait rigging.
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Rod Building

Fishing Rod Building Forum. Your place to talk all about building fishing rods. Light tackle rods, offshore rods, fly rods, bait fishing rods, you name the rod, this is the place to talk about it.
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Spear-Fishing & Diving

For anglers who get out of the boat for the fish! Topics include freediving, SCUBA, looking at fish, or slinging steel.
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Surf Fishing

Surf Fishing Reports & Surf Fishing Talk
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Truck Forum

Truck forum to talk about the pros and cons of different brand trucks and models for boat towing and trailering. Brand talk includes Ford, Chevy, GMC, Dodge and Toyota.
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Fishing Clubs and Fishing Associations Tidal Fish hosts Clubs and Associations Message Boards. Some of these boards are open to the public some are closed and only accessible to members of those clubs

Buggs Island Striper Club

For members of the Buggs Island Striper Club (BISC)
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Bull Island Anglers Club

This is the Bull Island Anglers Club
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Dolphinfish Tagging

This message board is for anglers tagging dolphinfish around the globe to talk about their tagging adventures, talk about best practices, post how many dolphin they have tagged and post fishing reports and pictures. The Board is sponsored by Marine Ventures Foundation and the Dolphinfish Tagging Research Foundation
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Eastern Shore Marlin Club

Eastern Shore Marlin Club's message board. This is an open board and new members are welcome.
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Fish Tales

Fishing Forum for the Pasadena Sportfishing Group
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Ocean City Marlin Club

The Ocean City (Maryland) Marlin Club- This is a private board for OC Marlin Club members only
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Gloucester Sport Fishing Club

Private fishing forum for the members of t he Gloucester Sport Fishing Club.
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Guys & Dolls Couples Tournaments

This board is for the Guys & Dolls Couples Tournments Club
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Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association Forum

This is a private board for Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association (MSSA) members. Find MSSA member fishing talk, fishing reports, news and MSSA event information.
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Norfolk Anglers Club

This is the Norfolk Anglers Club message board.
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Saltwater Fly Anglers of Delaware

This is a Private Club Page for Members of the Saltwater Fly Anglers of DE
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SRRKC Fishing Club

This is the Severn River Rod and keg Club message board.
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UNC Chapel Hill Fishing Club

This board is for the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Fishing Club.
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Upper Bay Bad Boyz Fishing Club

Upper Bay Bad Boyz Fishing Club - Only Members of the UBBB have access to this forum
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Upper Elk River Rats

This is a private message board for registered members of the Upper Elk River Rats Fishing Club
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Upper Eastern Shore Anglers

Upper Eastern Shore Anglers Fishing Club Please note: This is a password protected message board for members only.
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Wish A Fish Foundation

Started by long time Tidal Fish Member Rod R and spawned here on the Tidal Fish boards. This non-profit takes kids from Make a Wish Foundation fishing on the Bay
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Classifieds

Buy Sell Trade

Buy, Sell, Trade Fishing Tackle, Boats, Motors, Trailers, Trucks, Boating Accessories and whatever else you you have that you want to buy sell or trade.
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Small Tackle Businesses

PLEASE CLICK ABOVE LINK DETAILING WHO CAN POST HERE
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Other Specialty Forums Other cool message boards

The Bait Shop

Think of this forum as a fishing shop a few hours after it's closed, some beers have been downed, well maybe some hard liquor as well, and a lot of BS is getting thrown around! It's the forum where steam gets blown off and the place to talk about NON-Fishing topics. Government Politics discussions are NOT allowed. Because of the nature of some of the content and to prevent minors from wandering on this board it is password protected. PM or email Brandon for access with BS Pass in the subject and make sure your Age is set in your User CP. NOTE: If you threaten another member in any way in any exchange or private message on this site your account will be suspended without warning.
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Computer Talk

Talk about operating systems, OS Platforms, browsers. The place to ask about computer problems, browser settings or anything computer related that is not related to issues of the Tidal Fish site platform.
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Chesapeake Hunting

Many Tidal Fish anglers also hunt, drop in here for some Chesapeake Hunting talk. (Deer, Waterfowl, Upland Hunting)
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Handyman Forum

From household repairs to car maintenance, this is the place to talk shop: wallpaper removal, to bleeding brake lines, to soldering copper pipe, to just about any "around the home or garage" task. Please keep all boat talk to the Boat Talk message board.
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Lateral Line Apparel Feedback Research and Design

This message board is sponsored by Lateral Line. Lateral Line makes technical year-round fishing clothing for striped bass anglers and inshore anglers. This message board is for anglers to help with new product ideas and feedback on products in development. If you would like to participate please email Brandon for the password to enter this message board at: BrandonW @ TidalFish .com
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Off Topic from Fishing

This board is designed for off the fishing topic subjects which are not BS. It could be that you have some good information to share, or are looking for a good plumber in your area, health insurance, someone to replace your windows etc...
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Sports Talk- NASCAR Football Basketball Baseball

While Tidal Fishers first passion is usually fishing, we all still watch and follow other sports. This board is for Tidal Fishers who want to talk Sports other then fishing such as NASCAR, College and NFL Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey and whatever other sports strike your fancy.
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Vendor Member Section

Vendor Deals

TidalFish.com Sponsors Forum. This is where Tidal Fish Sponsors can post specials on fishing related products (fishing tackle, rods, reels, electronics, boats, motors, etc) open charter dates, walk on trips, and other products and services from our sponsors. Check back regularly to support those that support TidalFish.com to see what is going on and what deals you might be able to get.
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TidalFish.com Site Boards These message boards are specific to the TidalFish.com site.

Tidal Fish Forum Support / Help Desk

Post here if you have a site related issue such as user permissions, username change, unable to post, etc.
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Tidal Fish Site How To Frequently Asked Questions

Specifically meant for Tidal Fish users to be able to get help using the TidalFish.com site. Read about how to use the site , learn about features of the site, find Frequently Asked Questions and Ask questions.
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    This is from 12/27/2020 but the Susquehanna River now has the Flathead record. Blues haven't been in the Susky very long so who knows, maybe it will have the record for Blues sometime in the near future? There's certainly plenty of food in the Susky for everything to eat wel. Cecil County...
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