MARYLAND: FVG still in Susquehanna and Potomac rivers, with artificials taking limits of 2-pounders; OVG.
TENNESSEE: Rain and cool nights have made OG in Cherokee Lake, which starts 42 miles northeast of Knoxville. Most fishy area near Hamblen Dock is few miles from Morristown and most deadly lure now is a Bomber either cast or trolled. Top catch of week: 7-pound 3-ounce largemouth by Eddie Sutherland of Morristown; OVG.
LOUISIANA: Jasper Haddad of Monroe trekked to Black Bayou recently to work on his duck blind, succumbed to the angling urge, trekked home again with 4-pound and 2�-pound fish. Limits are reported by those without blinds on their mind. FVG in Ouachita River near Monroe and Columbia, and in Saline Lake at Winnfield. Spy reports H & H Pigboat, Junior Dragnetter, Bushwhacker and Baby Dudes the lures to have; OVG.
FLORIDA: Rains have relieved drought. FG now in Withlacoochee River near Lake Panasoffkee and in Kissimmee River lake chain, with OG and improving.
CALIFORNIA: Shasta Lake H and M, with results spotty. Clear Lake FG and OG in lower Colorado reservoirs, particularly Mohave and Javasu reservoirs.
STRIPED BASS: MASSACHUSETTS: Coot Hall, dean of Cuttyhunk guides and recognized striper sage, advises Cuttyhunk no longer quiet as fish from 30 pounds up assault eel skins along the beaches at night. OVG.