David Jeffery Smith, the former executive director of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association, has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $100,000 from the nonprofit group.

To address declines in our striped bass population, Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources is considering a summer closure for striped bass, aka rockfish, in either July or August for recreational anglers in the Chesapeake Bay.

Fine weather on the opening day of Maryland’s deer hunting firearm season helped produce a 29% increase in harvest over last year, according to a press release by the Department of Natural Resources. Hunters reported taking 8,061 deer on opening day. Poor weather with high winds and rain on …

If you haven’t heard already, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has asked U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to set a moratorium on menhaden fishing in the Chesapeake Bay. Menhaden, by their tremendous value to marine ecosystems, are “The Most Important Fish in the Sea.” There’s even a book a…