DNR Fishing Report: Trout and snakehead action in Dorchester

ANNAPOLIS — In the middle Chesapeake Bay, bottom fishing action for both spot and perch can be found at Hacketts and Thomas points on shell bottom and bars, as well as around Eastern Bay, Poplar Island, and the Severn and Choptank rivers. Small bluefish and Spanish mackerel should be moving into the area soon, with […]

Perseverance Swim — Father’s Day 2020

CAMBRIDGE — It all started with a vision: What would it feel like to swim the length of the Choptank River, from its mouth at Tilghman Island, back to Cambridge, all 17 miles of it as the seagulls fly?This, of course, required training and discipline, building up strength and lasting longer in the water; with […]

‘Swimmable Shore’ bacteria monitoring program

EASTON – “Is it safe to swim in the water?” This is a common question ShoreRivers gets asked throughout the summer months when members of the community are hoping to find a refreshing place to cool off from the seasonal heat. To better answer this question, and to identify potential pollution hotspots, ShoreRivers runs a […]