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Two 8-foot long bull sharks weighing about 220 pounds each were found in fishermen's nets not far from Point Lookout State Park in St. Mary's County.
While the number of American shad is at a historic low in some areas, the fish that migrate from the ocean to fresh water to spawn every year are making a slow recovery in the Potomac River.
Potomac River fishing guide Steve Chaconas takes WTOP out on the river for a closer look at the health of the fish and the health of the river.
A Virginia charter fishing company owner has admitted to charges that he arranged for clients to illegally catch striped bass.
A new study finds more education, outreach needed to prevent anglers from eating fish caught in the Anacostia River.
The Virginia Department of Inland Fisheries is offering a chance for anglers to fish without a license.
"We have an unofficial world record that was caught here on the Potomac River, over 18 pounds. And that's pretty big," says Potomac River bass fishing guide Steve Chaconas.
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