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$25,000 Diamond Jim on the Loose

More than $50,000 in prizes up for grabs during this year’s Fishing Challenge The Diamond Jim component of the 2013 Maryland Fishing Challenge entered its final phase today when Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) biologists and teams of young anglers caught, tagged and released around 200 striped bass into the Chesapeake Bay. One of  Read the Rest…

State Record Blueline Tilefish Caught

Robert Purcell of Bishopville caught a Maryland record 20-pound blueline tilefish, on September 12, about 75 miles southeast of Ocean City. “We had a slow morning fishing over the Norfolk Canyon for white marlin and decided to switch to bottom fishing,” said Purcell.  “I rigged a strip of skipjack tuna for bait and dropped it about  Read the Rest…

Volunteers Needed for Farm Restoration Project

Who: Open to the Public (Student Service Learning Approved) When: Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: Seneca Creek State Park, Button Farm Living History Center, 16820 Black Rock Road, Germantown Contact: 202-903-4140 or The Menare Foundation, Inc. is seeking volunteers to help clean and prep Button Farm ─ a property in the  Read the Rest…

State Record Broken at White Marlin Open

Scott Cusick of Jackson, NJ set a new Maryland State record by reeling in a scalloped hammerhead shark weighing 266 pounds, eight ounces, at the White Marlin Open tournament on August 8. His catch won the tournament’s largest shark category, earning him a prize of $5,150.

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AccessDNR November 2015
The November 2015 edition of a monthly video newsletter hosted by Karis King.