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.

November 14, 2018
The Maryland Department of Natural Resourceshas opened a new floating fishing pier and gangway at the Unicorn Lake Fisheries Management Area in Millington, MD, that meets the Americans with…
November 8, 2018
Hoping to catch end of season big rockfish? There is one spot that has consistently produced trophy rockfish before and after Superstorm Sandy: the channel edge outside of Cape Charles, VA.
November 6, 2018
An abundance of veterans live in our region, so make sure to thank them for their service in person. If you’d like to do more, there are myriad options on the Chesapeake and its tributaries that…
November 5, 2018
The 2018 Fish For a Cure charity fishing tournament was held November 3 in choppy and windy conditions, with 80 boats participating and collectively raising more than $500,000 for Anne Arundel…
November 1, 2018
Outboard Overload: Is there such a thing as too many outboard engines on a center console?
October 22, 2018
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced results of its annual young-of-year striped bass survey in the
September 14, 2018
Every summer, the who’s who in the fishing realm gather in Orlando, FL, at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) to exhibit the latest and greatest fishing gear before
September 13, 2018
Casey Cares, an organization dedicated to creating little moments and lasting memories for families with critically ill children, sent seven-year old Liam and his father, James, on a special father
September 6, 2018
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August 29, 2018
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reports that a Wicomico County man, who billed himself as “OCSharkHunter” on social media, was charged Sunday, August 19 with guiding fishing trip
August 14, 2018
Labor Day comes along when the water temperature on the Chesapeake Bay is as hot as it gets.
July 20, 2018
Fishing for striped bass in Maryland is an annual rite of summer, but anglers are advised to follow a few basic measures to help protect the iconic species during the hottest part of the season.
July 19, 2018
As a photographer and editor, I have seen my share of fish photos, and while some are good, most are not.
July 18, 2018
Next month, August 6-10, the 45th White Marlin Open (WMO) will be held out of Ocean City, MD, and at the end someone will walk away with a check for over $1,000,000.
July 16, 2018
The blue catfish is the largest species of catfish in North America, and due to its size and strength has quickly become a favorite catch for anglers.
July 5, 2018
July is one of the hottest months of the year, and while it is usually cooler near the water, you can still become overheated.
June 21, 2018
During the early summer, bluefin and yellowfin tuna show up close to shore in areas easily reachable by trailerable boats.
June 12, 2018
Brian Dvorak broke the Chesapeake Division state record for white catfish in the early morning hours of June 3.