Jose Sabastro stood on the bank, pole in hand, peering at the hover of rainbow trout darting beneath the surface of Dead Run in Leakin Park. He had been there for an hour — eternity for an 11-year-old city kid who'd never fished. But the pebbly stream murmured, sunlight danced on the water and...
Fifty years ago, he strode to the mound from the bullpen in Boston, a gangly 19-year-old playing his first game in the big leagues.
Mother Nature put the brakes on mother rockfish this spring.
Jim Mutscheller, the rugged tight end who made two big plays in overtime during the Colts’ historic 1958 NFL championship victory, died Friday morning of kidney failure at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Towson. The Lutherville resident was 85.
Each spring, for 25 years, Dee Tochterman has taught countless children the basics of fishing. Co-owner of Tochterman's Fly Shop, a longtime fixture in East Baltimore, she routinely ushers youngsters and their parents onto nearby Chapel Stree for a quick lesson in casting.
At 67, Will Hetzel writes poetry, speaks his liberal mind and revels in the psychedelic music of the late Richie Havens and The Jefferson Airplane. That he did the same in 1968, as a Maryland basketball star, caused quite a stir in College Park.
There are few anglers more revered than Frederick native Bernard "Lefty" Kreh. Kreh, who turned 90 last month, has fished for nearly 70 years with everyone from Ted Williams to Fidel Castro, and from President Jimmy Carter to Ernest Hemingway. Enshrined in numerous fishing Halls of Fame, he has...
Ed Modzelewski, the star fullback on Maryland's undefeated 1952 Sugar Bowl champions, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his home in West Sedona, Ariz. "Big Mo," as he was known, was 86.