• Angler Clean Water Story: Clean Water Laws Need to Have Teeth

    June 13, 2014

    I am a brook trout enthusiast. The fish is arguably one of the most striking freshwater fish to be found. Brookies need clean, cool water to survive. Loss of forests and runoff that carries sediment into streams are major threats to brook trout.

  • Angler Clean Water Story: No Brainer

    June 2, 2014

    Clean water is a no brainer when it comes to anything in life, including the ability to sustain life. Fishing or not, clean water is essential for everyone and everything . . . striped bass, bald eagles, osprey, otters, mayflies, and crayfish, just to name a few.

  • Angler Clean Water Story: A Sorry Situation

    May 31, 2014

    It really bugs me that the fish I catch from the Chesapeake are "toxic fish." Chesapeake rockfish and white perch are some of the best tasting fish to be found anywhere. Yet I am afraid to eat them! The Bay is so polluted that these fish have been declared unhealthy to eat because of the toxic chemicals contained in their flesh, such as mercury and PCBs. What a sorry situation . . . This has to change!

  • Angler Clean Water Story: Fishing for Happy Fish

    May 26, 2014

    I like to fish for "happy" fish. In the fall when the water is clear there are some areas in the Bay where you can see the bottom in ten feet of water. You can see fish on structure and they are obviously feeling frisky and "happy."

  • Angler Clean Water Story: Clean Water Is Simply a Must

    May 15, 2014

    I began fishing as a young boy in the ponds and creeks around my home for mainly bluegill or more often whatever would bite. Those early years instilled a love of the sport that I still have today.

  • Blue News

    May 12, 2014

  • CBF Testimony Calls on Exelon to Help Mitigate Pollution and Improve Fish Passages

    May 5, 2014

    In written testimony given to Senator Cardin's field hearing on the relicensing of the Conowingo Dam, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) called on Exelon to mitigate the damage done by pollution behind the dam and significantly improve fish passages.

  • Protecting the Brookie & Much More

    April 22, 2014

  • CBF Celebrates 35 Years Educating Students from Work Boat in Inner Harbor

    April 10, 2014

    The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) is celebrating its 35th year using the Inner Harbor as a classroom, teaching environmental education to students from the deck of the authentic Chesapeake workboat Snow Goose.

  • They Are Coming: Osprey Are on the Move from South America

    March 19, 2014

    The annual migration of osprey from their wintering grounds in South America is now underway, and you can track the movements of three Chesapeake Bay osprey at One of the birds, named Nick, has just started his journey toward Tangier Sound. Tango, who also resides in Tangier Sound and Woody, who will take up residence in Whitehall Bay, in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, have not yet signaled their departure.

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