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.

November 21, 2019
A Chesapeake angler takes a bucket-list trip to Brazil to catch the picturesque peacock bass in this Amazon
November 15, 2019
Inlets are narrow bodies of water where a larger body runs out into another large body of water.
November 4, 2019
Fish For a Cure 2019 took place this past weekend on Saturday, November 2.
October 30, 2019
Speckled trout are a peculiar species. They can be found from Delaware to Texas, and I have caught them in both of those locations as well as Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina.
October 10, 2019
As rockfish, blues, and Spanish mackerel begin to head south for the winter, they often feed on schools of ba
October 1, 2019
Fishing guru Lenny Rudow has written six books about catching fish on the Chesapeake Bay. Newly minted Bay fisherman Eric Grey has read most of them. Twice.
September 18, 2019
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued season limits for the 2019-2020
September 16, 2019
This year’s Fish For a Cure charity fishing tournament takes places November 2, 2019 and for the third yea
September 8, 2019
As the summer winds down, perhaps it is time for a change of pace and a type of fishing that can begin at a reasonable hour: bottom fishing.
August 27, 2019
Catching blues and rockfish on surface lures is exciting and can be very productive. Get up early and give it a good try this year.
August 21, 2019
On Saturday, July 13, the Maryland Chapter of Heroes on the Water (HOW) hosted the Maryland Army National Guard Medical Detachment for a day of kayak fishing at Codorus State Park in Hanover, PA.
August 15, 2019
The 46th annual 2019 White Marlin Open was a very successful tournament with 404 boats fishing for a world record payout.
August 13, 2019
Spanish mackerel visit the Upper Bay during the summer when the water temperature rises to their comfort level.
July 30, 2019
Hailed as one of the premier tournaments on the East Coast, the White Marlin Open takes place every August out of Ocean City, MD.
July 29, 2019
I know this might sound like something everyone knows, but I still see people let their bait cook in the sun and put their fish in coolers with not enough ice.
July 25, 2019
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has officially recognized 14-year-old Scott Hartzell Jr.
July 3, 2019
June is usually the time for tuna fishing off the DelMarVa Coast, but so far in 2019 everything has come in early, so by the time you read this the
June 4, 2019
Trolling with the correct lures at the proper speed and the right depth and distance from the stern for the target species will put more fish in the box.