Nick Long is all smiles with this nice white perch he caught, photo by Travis Long

Fishing Report

White perch are providing plenty of entertainment in the tidal rivers and some of the shoal areas of the Upper Chesapeake Bay. Nick Long is happy about his catch.

Fisheries staff conducting seine net survey along the Chesapeake Bay during the summer

Striped Bass Survey Results

The 2019 juvenile striped bass index is 3.4, below the 66-year average of 11.6 (an annual measurement of their spawning success).

Solomons Service

Southern Maryland Service Center

PLEASE NOTE: The Prince Frederick Service Center is now located at the former Solomon’s Island Visitor Center location in Solomons.

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