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.

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
September 15, 2020
Fall is the best time to go crabbing, as the crabs are as fat as they are going to get and the pressure from the
September 4, 2020
Fall is the time to fish the marshes because this is when the bait fish and crabs move out to begin migrations t
August 16, 2020
I believe that the one most important item in any fisherman’s arsenal is the five-gallon bucket.
August 6, 2020
Summer is the time when white and blue marlin begin to show up off the coast of Delaware, Maryland, and Virgin
July 17, 2020
King mackerel are an exciting fish to catch, and they can grow to over 50 pounds with most of the ones we see in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia weighing 20 to 30 pounds.
June 2, 2020
I had no idea how rich the flounder fishing grounds at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) were until I moved
May 1, 2020
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is proposing changes to the striped bass regulations for the summer-fall 2020 season.
March 9, 2020
Last spring, we had so much rain people were catching more catfish below the Bay Bridge than