This past Sunday my wife and I rode the Greenbury Point Conservation Area loop trail (tower road), located on the Naval Station base in Annapolis. This area is well known for the tall communication towers visible from the Chesapeake Bay at the mouth of the Severn River. I visit this trail often… It is perfectContinue reading “Greenbury Point Ride”
The skipjack became the State Boat of Maryland in 1985 and they are the last working boats under sail in the United States. In winter, fleets of skipjacks used to dredge oysters from the floor of the Chesapeake Bay. The decline of skipjacks is a mirror to the decline of oysters available to the marketplace, but oystersContinue reading “Cook those oysters”
I was determined to go fishing this past Saturday, no matter what time of day it turned out to be. After getting my “chores” done and checked off the list, it was about 1:30pm as I left my driveway with kayak and gear. This would be a challenge, because the day was sunny and warm,Continue reading “Bay Breakfast”
A large white shark was spotted off the coast of Ocean City, MD on June 8, 2020. The surprised fishermen were shocked but captured this exciting visit with their mobile phones.
DNR UPDATE (EDIT) 3/31/2020 Subsistence hunting and fishing — limited hunting and limited recreational fishing and crabbing for sustenance — can continue, however social distancing must be adhered to strictly. News from DNR Recreational boating is not allowed, as was announced yesterday. UPDATE: 3/31/2020 4:11 PM DNR FAQ Can I go hunting? Limited hunting isContinue reading “COVID-19 and fishing and hunting in Maryland “for sustenance””
Adult yellow perch inhabit slow-moving, nearshore areas where moderate amounts of vegetation provide cover, food and protection.