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.

March 9, 2020
Last spring, we had so much rain people were catching more catfish below the Bay Bridge than
February 17, 2020
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced new striped bass conservation regulations for the Spring 2020 fishing season to meet a coast-wide conservation target. 
February 9, 2020
You’ll want these fishing gear items in your arsenal for more successful and comfortable days out on the water.
January 28, 2020
I realize only a few dedicated will attempt cold weather fishing in February, but there are those of us that d
January 10, 2020
Unless you can afford to live in Florida or some other warm climate location during the winter, you will have to f
January 7, 2020
If you’re looking for a way to beat the winter cold and you love boat show deals, how-to seminars, oodles and oodles of gear vendors, or even just a cold beer and some oysters with fellow fishing f
December 9, 2019
The black sea bass fishing season runs until December 31 in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia, and anglers are
December 6, 2019
CCA Maryland’s Kent Narrows Chapter presents, Holiday Soiree: Habitat for the Holidays, a fundraising event benefitting CCA Maryland’s Living Reef Action Campaign and its expansion to Maryland’s Ea
November 26, 2019
Rockfish are the center of attention in Maryland and Virginia, as well as most other states along the Atlantic Coast fr
November 21, 2019
A Chesapeake angler takes a bucket-list trip to Brazil to catch the picturesque peacock bass in this Amazon
November 15, 2019
Inlets are narrow bodies of water where a larger body runs out into another large body of water.
November 4, 2019
Fish For a Cure 2019 took place this past weekend on Saturday, November 2.
October 30, 2019
Speckled trout are a peculiar species. They can be found from Delaware to Texas, and I have caught them in both of those locations as well as Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina.
October 10, 2019
As rockfish, blues, and Spanish mackerel begin to head south for the winter, they often feed on schools of ba
October 1, 2019
Fishing guru Lenny Rudow has written six books about catching fish on the Chesapeake Bay. Newly minted Bay fisherman Eric Grey has read most of them. Twice.
September 18, 2019
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued season limits for the 2019-2020
September 16, 2019
This year’s Fish For a Cure charity fishing tournament takes places November 2, 2019 and for the third yea
September 8, 2019
As the summer winds down, perhaps it is time for a change of pace and a type of fishing that can begin at a reasonable hour: bottom fishing.