A northern snakehead caught last weekend is the lake’s first verified case of the fish. And while it’s had minimal impact on the Potomac, there is concern about it in areas with sensitive or threatened species.
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.
A Maryland man caught the state’s biggest northern snakehead earlier this week — setting a record-breaking 18 pounds.
WASHINGTON — A fish caught in a Potomac River tributary over the weekend has set a new state record. Todd Murphy shot a Northern Snakehead with a bow and arrow early Saturday in Mattawoman Creek…
The commissioners of Charles County are holding a contest to rename the snakehead.
After a big fishing competition over the weekend, the Potomac River has fewer snakeheads. Dozens of them went home with fishermen after the
two-day Potomac Snakehead Tournament.
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 Rocklands Barbeque promotion called \”Grills
Wild\” is taking customers by surprise.
the pulled pork and rack of ribs, hungry diners
can order beaver sausage, alligator stew or
A sold-out charity dinner in Georgetown
menu of invasive species. The money raised will
help oyster recovery in the Chesapeake Bay, as
well as fund efforts to assist D.C.\’s homeless
\”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.
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.
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