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.

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.
January 24, 2022
Winter fishing expos are a great place to beat the winter blues and stock up on gear and knowledge for the upcoming season.
December 13, 2021
Whether you prefer snorkeling or fishing, this paradise, also known as Abaco, Bahamas lies just off the Florida coast and offers terrific
November 16, 2021
No one likes to see winter come to DelMarVa, myself included, but come it will and with it snow, ice, an
November 12, 2021
During this year's 15th anniversary 2021 Fish For a Cure tournament on November 6, participants collectively
October 24, 2021
For the first time, we have a complete picture of all of the DNA that makes up Maryland’s favorite crustacean.
October 21, 2021
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced results of this year’s juvenile striped bass
September 27, 2021
Brad Foxwell shares this inspiring story of 14 strangers who came together to help a 14-year-old aspiring crabber pursue his passion.
August 18, 2021
Black sea bass have been a stable of ocean fishing for many years, and right now, they are in an upswing of their popu
August 9, 2021
While people spend a lot of time and money chasing tuna and marlin (when they could be chasing dolphin!) in the canyons off the
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.