Baltimore Boat Show in Photos

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Here are some shots from last weekend’s Progressive Baltimore Boat Show. PropTalk staffers enjoyed hearing salty tales from show goers and fellow exhibitors. As we passed out magazines, we heard more than ever “I love PropTalk,” or “We already read that one!” Thanks to readers for your kind words–and especially thanks to those who filled […]

Baltimore Boat Show is On!


Here are some shots our boatshops reporter, Capt. Rick Franke, took yesterday at the Progressive Baltimore Boat Show, which is ON and runs through Sunday–yes, that day with that big game, but you can still spend the afternoon at the show and get home in plenty of time for kick off! Find details about the […]

10 Things to Do in Baltimore


The National Aquarium If you find yourself in Baltimore, you need to make a stop at the National Aquarium. The newest exhibit, Blacktip Reef, pulls in 779 animals ranging from blacktip reef sharks to a 500-pound sea turtle. There is also the ever popular Australia exhibit and the IMAX theatre which shows both 3D and […]

PropTalk Reader Survey


Love PropTalk? So do we. But to be the best boating magazine on the Bay, we have to keep connecting with you. So can you help us out? Take this short PropTalk reader survey. It will take less than two minutes (we promise). It’s all confidential. And it will help us make our great magazine even better. […]

The Baltimore Boat Show Spotlight

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January can be a cruel month in Chesapeake country. Gray skies, barren trees, and for most of us, a lack of outdoor activity, especially a lack of boating activity, can give us the blues. The Progressive Baltimore Boat Show is a great cure for a winter funk. If you have never been to the show, […]

Skipjack Art Daniels

Skipjack Art Daniels

Check out this great video featuring Art Daniels, a 93 year skipjack captain who reflects on his time spent as a waterman on the Chesapeake Bay. Video courtesy of The Seafood Marketing Program, Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Snaggletooth Shark Skeleton Found

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Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) paleontologists excavated a rare fossilized skeleton of a 15-million-year-old shark October 31. Uncovered by the Gibson family on their property in Chesapeake Beach, MD, this snaggletooth shark skeleton is the first of its kind ever found. Shawn Gibson contacted Dr. Stephen Godfrey, curator of paleontology at CMM, about a fossil find […]