7 For 30 Today

Got into a bunch today. All micros with sea lice, on the bottom. I switched up to fw ultralight trout tackle just to make it fun. Match the tackle to the size of the fish and any size fish is … Continue reading


I got into the first stripers of the season today! They are very selective at the moment, with gentle takes. I was 6 for 16 before I had to quit. All from the shoreline/docks. The smallest ones had no sea … Continue reading

Nothing Yet…

Ran recon on the bay this am and yesterday. Tons of bait, seals and birds inside. No terns yet. But the stage is set and the striped bass should start to head our way on their journey north any day … Continue reading

Three weeks…?

Greetings fellow Baymen & Happy Spring! This little bit of snow is melting nicely and should be completely gone in a few days. Yesterday’s six footers layed down and the bay was pretty flat this am. What a difference a … Continue reading

Almost Spring….

Greetings from Capt. Dave & Baymen Guide Service, Inc. Here we are in the home stretch, heading right into spring! Awesome, mild winter in Baymen Land and I am not complaining. Remember last winter? Who could forget. Remember the blizzard … Continue reading

2016 & 2017 Bookings Underway

Greetings from Baymen Land! We are about 60% booked for the 2016 season. Don’t wait any longer to lock in dates if you want to fish with BAYMEN for the spring, summer or fall striped bass and bluefish season in … Continue reading

Just one more…

Had to share this photo of Mike Kiley with one of the giant blues we got into this past September on Brown’s Bank. Just an awesome fish on light tackle! Great job, Mike! Capt. Dave www.baymencharters.com … Continue reading

2015 Season In Review

All I can say is WOW…! My twenty-second year of guiding on the bay is done. What a season we had in 2015! Once again, I fished for six months straight with amazing clients and friends, many of them that … Continue reading

26 Fish, 2 keepers, 1 blue

On board today, I had regulars, Gary Condon, Matt Daly, and their friend, Greg for light tackle striped bass. Gary & Co. have been fishing with me for the last eight seasons+. At first light, a gentle west wind, a … Continue reading

27 Fish, 1 Keeper, 1 Blue

On board today, I had regular, The Venerable Dick Bowman, for light tackle striped bass and blue! At first light, a greasy bay with dead-calm winds. Small schools of fish scattered around the bay. First cast – fish on! We … Continue reading