Chesapeake Bay Fishing

The latest Chesapeake Bay fishing news; information on fishing seasons, regulations, and tournaments; along with stories and destination pieces from fishermen on the Chesapeake Bay.

May 9, 2024
Did you know both Maryland and Virginia have fishing tackle loaner programs?
April 27, 2024
This spring, two Chesapeake Bay organizations plan to take anglers in wheelchairs and/or those with disabilities and their families out on the water for accessible
February 8, 2024
Too cold to be on the water? Head inside to one of these winter boat shows to stock up on gear, shop for boats, attend a seminar, and catch up with boating and fishing friends.
January 28, 2024
A friend recently asked me why I like kayak fishing and why I don’t own a powerboat.
October 22, 2023
This is a tale of two marlin fishing tournaments: the White Marlin Open and the Mid-Atlantic Tournament. 
September 26, 2023
For the past several years, Team FishTalk/PropTalk has participated in the fall Fish For a Cure (F4AC) tournament, and it’s always one of our favorite events of the year.
August 8, 2023
If you fish in Maryland, Delaware, or Virginia, your saltwater or tidal water recreational fishing regulations
August 2, 2023
Our son, Scout (age five), fished his first formal youth fishing rodeo in Pylesville, MD, at the IWLA Sportsma
April 23, 2023
Small and feisty, bluegills get little respect from hardcore anglers.
April 5, 2023
It was late October, and I was sitting by the fireplace, warming up and looking through my emails.
March 20, 2023
Junior, who is 13 years old, runs his own oystering business on the Patuxent River on his 32-foot Manning, the Hannah Lee.
March 20, 2023
Friday, March 17 was another great day for Chesapeake marine habitats after approximately 175 oyster reef balls made by are
February 4, 2023
When the weather gets too cold to be out on the water, head inside to these Chesapeake Bay winter boat shows to stock u
December 1, 2022
If you haven't yet been to Kiptopeke State Park in Cape Charles, VA, you simply have to put it on your fishing e
October 27, 2022
Harvester’s aim is to unite hunters, anglers, and shooting sports enthusiasts using their combined passion for the great outdoors.
June 19, 2022
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the results of the 2022 Baywide
June 14, 2022
Trolling is an excellent technique for catching everything from rockfish to blue marlin, but it is not a one
June 14, 2022
June is tuna fishing month! It's the month when yellowfin and bluefin tuna come into the 20- and 30-Fathom lines and can be taken from reasonably small boats.