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If you are passionate about the outdoors and love to fish or hunt, Anglers is the place for you. Family owned and operated since 1961, this is your go-to place for hunting and fishing. We also carry apparel for well known, quality brands. Need to grab some bait and beer on your way to the shore? We’ve got you covered. Our popular fishing report is just below. Check that out! Also, if you want to stay informed on all the things going on, fill out the form below to receive our newsletter!

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  • Chesapeake Bay Fishing Report – February 9th, 2018
    (somewhat) Breaking News! On February 7th, during their Winter meetings in Arlington, Virginia, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) approved the Maryland DNR’s request for tweaks to the rules and regulations regarding resident Rockfish. DNR requested that there be a 19″ minimum size requirement during all or part of the summer/fall months, or year round in conjunction with a mandatory circle hook requirement for...
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Your local outdoors shop for over 50 years!


Once upon a time, a long, long time ago, there was a man named Joe Habel. It started with a gas station a half mile down the road. He started to sell bait and bucktails to the fisherman headed to the Bay. Being the visionary that he was, he purchased our location in the early 60’s and proceeded to build the initial structure by hand with all of his friends. Rumor has it that he and his buddies placed an empty beer… 

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How to Bait Your Rig with Soft Crab

Using Soft Crab as bait is a great way to catch Rockfish in the Chesapeake Bay. Rockfish love eating soft crab and we’ll show you exactly how to rig it up!

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How to Set a Trotline

Crabbing in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries is a way of life in Maryland. Every year from April through December folks are eager to get out on the water, toss in a line, and hook a few of Maryland’s most delicious crustacean.

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Angler’s How-to Series: Tandem Jigging Rig

For bait, you could use a 2oz stinger with a 1/4 oz. feather jig off to the side; or you could use a bucktail with a small clouser or any other 1/4 oz jig. It is helpful to use aqua clear MC 1 components parts which will help to keep the line from twisting and tangling when you make the tandem rig.

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Angler’s How-to Series: Top and Bottom Rig

The top and bottom rig is one of the most universal rigs, used by Angler’s up and down the East Coast and throughout the Chesapeake Bay. It is a simple rig, but it can yeild great results.
The high and low rig are run off a little loop, a #4 or #6 hook will work best for the perch. You may need to go bigger if you are after larger fish, like Krogers.

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How-to Series: Tandem White Perch Rig

A Tandem White Perch Rig consists of a shad dart and a #12 gold Tony Accetta spoon that can be tied with either a perfection loop or a small 3-way swivel.
The rig itself is made of a 6-10lb monofilament, tied 8-10 inches to the shad dart, which weighs the rig down. Make sure to tie 12-24 inches of filament to…

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About Anglers

If you are passionate about the outdoors and love to fish or hunt, Anglers is the place for you. With a wide selection, knowledgeable staff and great customer service, this is your go-to place for hunting and fishing in Annapolis, Maryland.

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Mon.-Fri. 7am-7pm
Sat. 6am-7pm
Sun. 7am-4pm

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Phone: 410-757-3442
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1456 Whitehall Road
Annapolis, MD 21409

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