WASHINGTON — How would you like to find this at the other end of your fishing line? Fishermen were aghast to find what is now being called a ‘sofa shark’ off the coast of Scotland…
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Tilghman Island fisherman has been sentenced to a year in prison for illegally harvesting and selling more than 185,000 pounds of striped bass. Forty-one-year-old William Lednum was also ordered to pay…
NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — Word has traveled quickly among those who seriously like to fish. The Outer Banks has had a big run of red drum for the past couple of weeks. The Virginian-Pilot…
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 new study finds more education, outreach needed
to prevent anglers from eating fish caught in the
\”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.