Chesapeake Bay News

The latest Chesapeake Bay news affecting powerboaters, anglers, and anyone living or working on the Chesapeake Bay. For Chesapeake business-related news, visit our Chesapeake Business News page.

February 15, 2023
We know winter is tough, but there are a ton of upcoming Chesapeake region spring festivals to get you excited for warmer weather.
February 13, 2023
On January 3, a five-county tourism consortium spearheaded by Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) began accepting proposals to determine the feasibility of initiating a sustainable Ch
February 13, 2023
Electrified Marina is a new business set to open this spring in Norfolk, VA.
February 7, 2023
Maryland approved an Emergency Wetlands License to allow for dredging of the Ever Forward, and the license required payment for environmental remediation.
February 2, 2023
You may have seen that Chesapeake boater and Argo Navigation boating app creator Jeff Foulk went viral on TikTo
January 17, 2023
Following a reader nomination period over the fall, the PropTalk staff voted Craig Ligibel as its volunteer of the year 2022 for his “Hands Across the Transom” effort at the U.S.
January 17, 2023
While combing Matoaka Beach in St. Leonard, MD, Cody Goddard realized that he had stumbled upon a Miocene fossil whale skull. 
January 12, 2023
The Chesapeake Bay Boat Show returns for a second year to the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Tim
January 9, 2023
The Chesapeake Oyster Alliance (COA) in partnership with Chesapeake Bay Trust announces that over $115,000 in new grants were recently awarded to 13 different oyster-related businesses and organiza
December 12, 2022
The U.S. Coast Guard has completed its marine casualty investigation into the grounding of the container ship Ever Forward in the Craighill Channel.
December 12, 2022
Thanks to a working group of lawmakers, community leaders, and nonprofits, the Chesapeake National Recreation Area is coming closer to fruition. 
November 17, 2022
Mercury Marine, a division of Brunswick Corporation, has introduced the industry’s first ever V10 o
November 14, 2022
The core partners in the Maryland Oyster Restoration Interagency Team—NOAA, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, U.S.
November 14, 2022
Arundel Rivers Federation has hired Anne Arundel County native, Elle Bassett, as the new South,
November 7, 2022
For two consecutive weekends, the historic seaport of downtown Annapolis welcomed boaters and sailors from around the globe to enjoy the United States Powerboat Show and United States Sailboat Show
November 7, 2022
Lake Anna is a 13,000-acre man-made lake located approximately 72 miles southwest of Washington, DC, and 120 miles southwest of
October 21, 2022
Fall boating season has arrived, and with it come different types of risks that cold water and air t
October 13, 2022
Argo Navigation announces the release of a new premium app version of its popular boating app that gives fr