Category Archives: Fishing

Maryland Has A Bounty For This Killer Fish Invading America

By Ashley Lutz, (Business Insider, 4/6/2012) Maryland is offering a bounty for a killer fish that can survive on land, the Daily Mail reported The state’s Department of Natural Resources is hosting an annual contest with a $200 reward for … Continue reading

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Angler Catches State Record Blue Catfish In The Potomac River

(Maryland Department of Natural Resources, 3/12/2012) Shawn Wetzel, 27 of Orrtana, Pennsylvania, caught a whopping 80-pound, 12-ounce blue catfish on February 23 in the Potomac River near Fort Washington. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) confirmed that the blue … Continue reading

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A Chowder Feast

(Baltimore Sun, 8/20/1842) A party of gentlemen left our city on Thursday morning at an early hour, for the shores of Back River, with the determination of having an old fashioned chowder dinner, of which so much has been said … Continue reading

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