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  • Navy team places third at U.S. Offshore Championship

    Navy team places third at U.S. Offshore Championship

    Skipper Teddy Papenthien and his crew posted a runner-up finish at the U.S. Offshore Championship last weekend on the Chesapeake Bay. Unfortunately, the Naval Academy Varsity Offshore Sailing Team entry wound up placing third in the prestigious regatta that is contested for the Lloyd Phoenix Trophy....

    • Experience just as important as results

      Experience just as important as results

      There’s a mystery to the Chesapeake’s salt marsh that never grows old, no matter how old we get. Especially for waterfowlers. For me it’s not a singular thing, rather a compilation — sweetly scented silted air, water colored like worn boot leather, cordgrass so green it seems to pulsate. And then...

      • Fishing: Century senior Martin reels in record-setting catch in Ocean City

        Fishing: Century senior Martin reels in record-setting catch in Ocean City

        Rob Martin comes from a big fishing family, and he’s been fishing since he could lift a rod. The Century senior hauled in an 18-pound sheepshead in the Ocean City Inlet on the morning of Sept. 22, setting a new state record for the Atlantic Division for sheepshead. The record was previously held...

          • Annapolis resident Carl Smit captures SAP 5O5 World Championship

            Annapolis resident Carl Smit captures SAP 5O5 World Championship

            When Carl Smit won his first world championship, he was in a foreign country without his family. That is why the Annapolis resident appreciated the second one just a little bit more. Smit teamed with Mike Holt to capture the 2017 SAP 5O5 World Championship, clinching the series with one day to...

          • Recreation and outdoors calendar (Oct. 1)

            Recreation and outdoors calendar (Oct. 1)

              Tangier Sound fly-fishing Wednesday, Oct. 4: Capt. Chris Karwacki will discuss “Fly and Light Tackle Fishing the Flats of Tangier Sound” at a meeting of the Free State Fly Fishers at 7:30 p.m. at Davidsonville Family Center. Surf fishing tournament Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 5-7: The Mid-Atlantic...

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