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.

July 29, 2021
Tired of circling the Bay Bridge pilings looking for an open spot among the “fleet” to jig up some undersize striper?
July 29, 2021
An Anne Arundel County angler is now the first officially recognized state record holder for swordfish, which he caught in a tournament July 23 at
June 14, 2021
Anglers need several fishing knives to do all the jobs required by their avocation.
June 7, 2021
I know this is a boating magazine, but sometimes you may want to spend a few hours pier fishing without getting the boat off the
May 21, 2021
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the results of the 2021 Blue Cra
May 17, 2021
Through a public-private partnership, invasive fish pulled from the Conowingo are going to local food banks and scientific research, while reducing the number of destructive species in the Chesapeake…
May 7, 2021
If you’re looking for a charter boat that can easily accommodate a wheelchair-bound individual and his family and friends, check out the Fish Redeemer organization.
May 3, 2021
Not every fish that swims is found in the open Chesapeake Bay; there are multitudes of fish waiting to be caught from t
March 9, 2021
We know everyone is itching to get out on the Chesapeake Bay and catch some striped bass, but before doing so, you must
February 23, 2021
As the waters begin to warm in March, yellow and white perch will become more active, and this is the time to hav
February 18, 2021
Doing volunteer work for the annual Fish For a Cure (F4AC) Tournament has given native Annapolitan Brad Walsh’s b
February 4, 2021
Winter is an annual maintenance time for many anglers, and respooling with new line and recycling the old is a
February 1, 2021
There was a time when we had enough cod off the coast of Delaware and Maryland for a directed fishery by charter boats sailing from
January 22, 2021
When it comes to teamwork, especially on a crabbing boat like the Janet R in Delaware Bay, you are only as good as your crew.
January 5, 2021
Here's a fishing tip for anglers: travel light, especially when fishing as a guest on another boat and certainly when going on a head or charter boat.
December 28, 2020
As Team FishTalk/PropTalk showed during the Fish For a Cure tournament, you can enjoy fast and furious hand-over-fist action on invasive blue catfish in Chesapeake tributaries like the Potomac Rive
November 16, 2020
Every fall into the winter, big female rockfish are caught out of Cape Charles, VA, and I have always wonder
November 1, 2020
Fish For a Cure (F4AC) the annual fishing tournament to raise funds for the Cancer Survivorship Programs at Anne