Fishing

  • Trees and Grasses Make a Haven for Wildlife and Clean Water

    December 17, 2019

    Planting trees to protect Elk Creek in Centre County has given landowner Chip Brown more bang for the buck by improving habitat for fur, feathered, and finned wildlife.

  • Is It Really Worth It?

    September 11, 2019

    The Trump administration's move toward drilling in the Atlantic threatens our way of life.

  • What's the Deal with the Dead Zone?

    June 19, 2019

    Scientists are predicting one of the largest dead zones in decades in the Bay this summer. But what does that really mean? Dr. Beth McGee answers all our questions.

  • Blue Catfish: How to Think about an Invasive Species

    June 6, 2019

  • Heaven on Herring Creek

    May 29, 2019

    Richmond area Hispanic leaders go fishing with CBF

  • This Week in the Watershed: The Bay's Cornerstone

    February 22, 2019

    Following decades of restoration work, we are making progress restoring the Bay's native oyster population. And two pieces of legislation before the Maryland General Assembly would take restoration efforts even further.

  • A Sustainability Sham

    December 21, 2018

    A student who fails to complete all their assignments doesn't receive a passing grade. But if Omega Protein gets their way, this logic won't hold true in the world of fishery management.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Bivalve Blues

    December 7, 2018

    During the rush of Thanksgiving week, a critical report was released on the current and future state of oysters in Maryland. And it didn’t bring good news.

  • Our Greatest Fears

    November 21, 2018

    Monday's presentation confirmed some of our greatest fears about the Bay’s oyster population. The results found that Maryland’s oyster population declined by more than half from around 600 million market size oysters in 1999 to less than 300 million in early 2018.

  • This Week in the Watershed: Dropping Temps, Changing Bay

    October 19, 2018

    Autumn is officially here, as temperatures have plummeted this past week. And the Bay and its rivers and streams are reacting to the dramatic shift.

  • This Week in the Watershed: An Oyster Revival

    October 12, 2018

    Before the Chesapeake was first explored by Captain John Smith in 1608, the Bay was known for its oysters. But the magnitude of the Bay's oyster population has dropped precipitously since the days when Smith wrote that oysters "lay thick as stones."

  • Chesapeake Born

    September 13, 2018

    A lifelong Chesapeake waterman, father of nine, World War II vet, teacher, carpenter, farmer, and husband, Nat Jones life is nothing if not rich.

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