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  1. General Fishing Questions
    Newbie here, not sure if this is the right thread? Wondering if anyone fishing salt water wharfs in the early weeks of spring, such as beaver h. chance h. blacks h. or black river road wharf? Wanted to try fishing them but have never gone this early, only summer and fall for typical flounder...
  2. Smelt
    So I've had some good luck and a couple excellent feeds of smelt so far this year, and having pulled quite a few 9" and a couple 11" ones out at Dominion that seemed pretty durned big, I got to wondering about size distributions based on fishing locations. I'm hearing that the central tidal...
  3. Saltwater Species
    I'm headed back to the states after fishing my way (from shore) along the Bay. Chance Harbor wharf was loaded with macks, only kept a few for breakfast and released many. Only caught sculpin on the bottom; St. John's was a bust, no places to fish (?), tried above the reversing falls = nothing...
  4. Smelt
    I'm curious as to how different people rig for smelt when angling. I've been experimenting and found the most consistency with a simple small-hooks set-up with three Mustad #10's tied in drop-loop knot, and a quarter-ounce sinker. I know a few people prefer to use a coloured or flashy jig as a...
  5. Smelt
    Hi, all. Thinking about these wonderful little fishies last night, I've heard a number of stories about larger smelt being found at certain fishing sites and am curious and would like to make a quick study of it. Can y'all please post the location and average sizes of the smelts you're getting...
  6. Smelt
    I've heard from several people that tidal-water smelt seem to fish best right around the local high tide mark at dawn or dusk (which lines up well with my observations on best sturgeon fishing time). Wondering if there's still decent chances of luck during low or mid-tides or if trying to fish...
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