This has been the longest, most stubborn progression of spring I can recall in several decades and, as a result, a lot of fishing opportunities are just now starting to emerge. Whereas most anglers would still be waiting for the warmer spring weather, me and many of my angling friends have already been out and have caught fish this early season. Just in the past few weeks, I have had the chance to catch bass, bluegill, crappie and trout at local lakes. And there are still better options yet for
When rockfish season opens April 18, anglers will likely be catching a number on their way to lay eggs in the Susquehanna, Choptank and other rivers, rather than on the way down after shedding their loads. That worries sportsmen.
An NFL competition committee proposal to ¿make it illegal for an offensive player with an eligible number to report as ineligible and line up outside the core of the formation¿ got the necessary 75 percent approval from team owners during the final day of the league meetings at the Arizona Biltmore resort.
On Oct. 4, Jay Sadowski, an avid fisherman and hunter, died of leukemia at age 59. The cancer was discovered while he was being treated for a flesh-eating infection he contracted while fishing in the South River near where Gov. Larry Hogan lives. The infection ravaged his body even before the cancer could. Other people around the bay also have contracted these infections. But Jay's death stands out as a tragedy of the commons, a reflection on the poor health of the bay and the inability of
I was standing in the fly fishing section of the venerable L.L. Bean store in Freeport, Maine, trying to gauge the action of an 8-weight fly rod when a man sidled up to me and whispered in a conspiratorial voice, "I've convinced my wife I need a rod in every weight made."
How this relates to the room tax proposal under consideration is that Bel Air doesn't suffer from any of the wear and tear related to having overnight visitors, so it really shouldn't be picking up any extra revenue.
A St. Michaels fisherman received probation Friday for helping illegally harvest tens of thousands of pounds of striped bass from the Chesapeake Bay, but must pay $40,000 in fines and restitution for what the sentencing judge called an "egregious" offense.