Many anglers know that the D.C. area is a prime fishing destination, and the Maryland Striped Bass Trophy Season has begun. Fishermen wasted no time casting off. After all, the season ends May 15.
A stock assessment conducted by scientists in the fall revealed striped bass, also known as rockfish, are in jeopardy in Virginia and all along the East Coast.
Federal fishing regulators say they’re reducing the quota for a small species of shark that is fished commercially off the East Coast.
Fishermen catch millions of pounds of Atlantic mackerel from Maine to Virginia every year. However, federal rules state that the mackerel fishery must be restricted once fishermen approach their limit for the catch of other species of small fish.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it’s increasing the amount of skate wing fishermen can bring to the docks this year by nearly 830,000 pounds.
The federal government is looking to allow fishermen to catch more skates, which are caught on both coasts for use as food and bait.
The U.S. imported more than 6 billion pounds of seafood valued at more than $21.5 billion in 2017, according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
When it comes to which park to choose, travelers mostly head toward those locations offering a lot of different activities, according to U.S. News & World Report.
This is no fish story: A man from St. Mary’s County set a record for the largest snakehead fish caught in Maryland. It weighed in at 19.9 pounds and was caught in Charles County.
The U.S. government says the number of American fish stocks that can be described as “overfished” has hit an all-time low.
Some believe this crew’s catch may be the first moonfish caught off the Ocean City coast. See video and photos.
Recreation may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to the Anacostia River, but one local organization is working to change that perception.
The greater D.C. area is brimming with opportunities for anglers to cast their rods. Here’s what you need to know about fishing in the D.C. area, and where you might reel in the best catch.
Despite the muskie’s reputation as a difficult-to-catch fish, one very big “escape artist” was reeled in by a Hagerstown woman.
Two fisherman were found dead, one was found alive, and one remains missing after a boat sank on the Potomac River in St. Mary’s County.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.