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.
Ugly fish invaders have been living in the Potomac River for more than a decade. But a study indicates the population of northern snakehead has stabilized, and has probably started to drop in at least some areas of the river.
Biologist, TV host and fisherman Jeremy Wade talks to WTOP about the new season of \”River Monsters\” and the Potomac\’s own monster, the snakehead fish.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering prizes to anglers who can land the destructive, invasive species that has many experts worried. This follows a two-day tournament the DNR hosted last September aimed at stopping the species from expanding beyond its already surprising reach.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.