Recreational Fisheries News
National Fish Habitat Partnership Launches Partner Video Series | (11/26/2013)
The National Fish Habitat Partnership released its first video in a series highlighting the work of the National Fish Habitat Partnerships across the country. The first video highlights restoration efforts on Aaron Run , a tributary of the Savage Rive...

Maryland’s Fall Trout Stocking to Begin | (10/4/2013)
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will release more than 24,000 Brown, Rainbow and Golden Trout into Maryland’s freshwater streams and ponds this month. "Stocking dates and locations are dependent on water flow and water temperatures," said ...

Patuxent River Blue Catfish Habitat Use and Movement Study | (9/17/2013)
Biologists at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) are studying the habitat use and movement of blue catfish in the Patuxent River. In 2013 and 2014, blue catfish will be fitted with surgically implanted internal acoustic tags that transmit a s...

Virginia Woman Wins $25,000 for Striped Bass Catch | (9/9/2013)
First-ever authentic Diamond Jim captured in Maryland Fishing Challenge history Today marked an exciting day in the nine-year history of the Maryland Fishing Challenge as Blair Wheeler, 25 of Herndon, Va., became the first person to win a $25,000 cash prize. ...

Young Angler Catches New State Record Largemouth Bass | (8/27/2013)
Colton Lambert, 12, caught a Maryland record Largemouth Bass while fishing at a farm pond in his hometown of Huntingtown on July 31. The fish was 11 pounds, 6 ounces, 26 inches long and 18 inches around. Colton was fishing with his father and younger brothe...

Middle Bay – “The Best Fishing in Recent Memory” | (8/23/2013)
It’s no secret that Chesapeake Bay fishing from Podickory Point and the mouth of the Chester River all the way to Sharp’s Island has been spectacular this summer. Evidence of the excellent action is the tsunami of Diamond Jim Recaptures currently being cert...