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.

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.
October 21, 2022
If you only participate in one fishing tournament per year, it should be Fish For a Cure (F4AC).
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.
May 9, 2022
Outer Banks fishing can be truly spectacular year-round. Follow these tips for a world-class fishing experience not too far from the Chesapeake Bay.
May 9, 2022
In an effort to reverse the decline of the striped bass population, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) Atlantic Striped Bass
March 25, 2022
This is the story of an adventurous family-and-friends fishing trip that turned into an extraordinary experience for the whole bunch, including three generations of the Abell family.
March 7, 2022
I began my hickory shad fishing back in the early 1950s in Laurel, DE, at the spillway where Records Pond empt
January 26, 2022
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the following regulations for the 2022 recreational striped bass fishery (private and charter) in the Chesapeake Bay.