Cool Weather Improves Fly Fishing for Chesapeake Rockfish (Striped Bass)

October 10, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

“Fishing the shallow points off these tumps is a tide-dependent game, and we had a wait to endure while the flood made up. Josenhans had classy, nine-weight Loomis flyrods rigged with sink-tip line and we used them to cast weighted minnow imitations along the banks.” Angus Phillips describes how cooling weather brings more opportunity for fly anglers on the Chesapeake in the Washington Times.