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Upper Marlboro Sportsman Sets New Maryland Snakehead Record

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has confirmed that Michael Meade of Upper Marlboro, Maryland  set a new  state sport fish record with a 17.49-pound northern snakehead while fishing with bow and arrow along the marshes of Mattawoman Creek. “It was about 10:30 at night when I brought it onboard, and it was the biggest  Read the Rest…

Maryland Striped Bass Juvenile Index is Eighth Highest on Record

American Shad, White Perch, Herring Reproduction Strong The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that the 2015 striped bass juvenile index is the eighth highest on record. The survey, a measure of spawning success, found an average of 24.2 juvenile fish per sample, approximately double the long-term average of 11.9.

NRP Blotter

Two men were charged on Saturday by a Maryland Natural Resources Police officer with poaching 35 striped bass while fishing from a boat off Kent Narrows. Alexis Gustavo Corrales Osorio, 24, of Davidsonville, and Elvis Jose Corrales Rodas, 35, of Alexandria, Va., were charged with fishing without a Chesapeake Bay sport fishing license, exceeding the  Read the Rest…

Love Maryland’s Outdoors? There’s an App for That!

DNR launches mobile app featuring recreation opportunities and news updates Enjoying Maryland’s great outdoors has never been easier with the Department of Natural Resource’s new mobile app! The AccessDNR app provides the State’s hunters, anglers, boaters, park-goers ─ anyone seeking outside adventure ─ all of the latest in nature-related recreation, information and news right at  Read the Rest…

Winners Named in Maryland Volunteer Angler Survey Contest

DNR seeks fishing observations from anglers statewide Two anglers won $100 Bass Pro Shop gift cards for providing fishing trip information to the Maryland Volunteer Angler Survey last year. Taking home the prizes were Alisha Duquin of Hagerstown for reporting her observations to the multispecies freshwater portion, and Matt Stahl of Essex for supplying Yellow Perch information from his outing. The  Read the Rest…

$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…

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