Inshore Bite

Inshore Bite

By Scott Lenox

Scott Lenox

Scott is the owner of Fish in OC and host of Ocean City’s fishing television show Hooked on OC. He has worked in the fishing industry and fished the waters in and around Ocean City for over 25 years.

Today’s weather was way better inshore than it was yesterday, but it was still too windy for the offshore fleet to get out to the Poor Man’s to beat up on the tuna some more.  Strong winds and high seas are supposed to settle down over the next couple of days so hopefully the tuna are still chomping when the guys are able to get back out.

Now that a lot of schools are out of session we are starting to see the inshore party boat fleet on the water pretty much every day.  Captain Drew Zerbe of the Tortuga reported that today was way better than yesterday both weather and fishing wise.  Captain Drew reported a great trip this morning with a 21 1/2″ red drum caught by Joshua Dougay from Hattiesburg, MS and a 20 1/2″ flounder caught by Trish Huber of Wilmington, NC.  Joshua’s red drum was caught by the concrete plant on a squid and shiner combo and weighed 4 pounds 8 ounces.  Trish’s flounder was caught in the thorofare on a squid and shiner combo and weighed 3 pounds 9 ounces.  Trish’s flounder is the largest caught on the Tortuga this year and is in the lead for the season long derby which is worth $500.


The Angler with Captain Chris Mizurak was one of the only boats to venture out of the inlet this morning.  Captain Chris reported a big swell, but fishable conditions.  He also reported a pick of sea bass like the nice one displayed by this junior angler.


My buddy Big Bird Cropper was out on the water today with his young friend Noah.  Noah and Bird caught 11 rockfish and two flounder for a nice day of Roy Riggin’.


Daily Angle

Big Daytime Sword
Big Daytime Sword

It looks like we’re about to get another blow starting tomorrow and this could be a good one for a day or so.  Winds tomorrow are supposed to be out of the southwest at 15-20 knots… READ MORE

Read More Archive

La Vida 'Local'

Ropewalk OC
Ropewalk OC

It was a gorgeous sunny day in Ocean City, Maryland. A perfect day for a nice lunch outside with beautiful serene views of the bay at Ropewalk OC on 82nd street. Scott, Ryan & I were… READ MORE

Read More Archive



View More

Request a FREE OC Vacation Guide


Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.

Get More Information