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Northern_Gannet_2006_2Early spring means unsettled weather in the Mid-Atlantic. One day it can be 45 degrees and pouring rain while the next it’s 75 with bright sunshine. This is the time of year when the Bay creates its own conditions. It’s not unusual to see 30-knot winds over Kent Narrows while it’s dish calm with blue skies off Poplar Island. Savvy fishermen look forward to the unsettled weather of early spring because it brings the best fishing of the year. Light tackle anglers become storm chasers, but we’re looking for something other than rain falling from the Chesapeake skies. Our April showers are gannet storms. Read More!