Tag Archives: Chesapeake Bay

There are trophy rockfish to be had for shore fisherfolks like Junior Jimenez

“I want to share with you guys my biggest striped bass 45 inches 37 pounds. Caught off Sandy Point State Park on the Chesapeake Bay from the beach on April 21, 2016.”

Murder USA: one died from lead poisoning, two car-loads of dopes caught red-handed with heroin, say cops

The complainant provided a description of three subjects and their vehicle. The vehicle, a Mercury Grand Marquis, was observed pulling into the Shell Gas Station in the 2500 block of Riva Road. Officers made contact with the occupants, at which time they observed individually packaged baggies of heroin on the front passenger floor board. A total of 38 baggies containing 30.6 grams of heroin valued at $3,674 along with $2,987 in U.S. currency. All three occupants were taken into custody and charged with Possession of CDS and Possession with Intent to Distribute. Carroll and Cornish were also served with open warrants

Pirate Poachers of the Bay: Kevin Tarleton’s Pirate Crew Busted Again for Poaching

Kevin Steven Tarleton Sr., 45, Steven Kevin Tarleton, 21, and Kevin Steven Tarleton Jr., 22, received citations for using illegal harvesting equipment in Broad Creek, a tributary of the Choptank River. Officers observed them on Feb. 27 using a hand scrape in an area designated for hand tonging. The maximum penalty is a $1,000 fine and/or one year in jail.

NRP Aggressively Enforces Striped Bass Conservation Measures along the Atlantic

To support ASMFC’s conservation efforts, NRP officers continued stepped up enforcement in January even though the number of fish and temperatures plummeted. During the first three weeks, officers checked more than 56 recreational anglers (vs. 34 in all of January 2014), 16 watermen (vs. 25) and 59 charter fishermen (vs. 0). They also conducted inspections of eight seafood markets and distributors. Officers logged more than 70 vessel and 100 dockside foot patrol hours.

Long Gone Sturgeon

Pushed hard, the sturgeon could pull the basswood canoe past it’s displacement speed. Brave Long Gone now had the first planing hull boat on the East Coast. With the fastest canoe in the Chesapeake region, he easily evaded Capt. Smith while he populated much of the upper Potomac River tidal basin with his progeny. In recent years, the guy with the coolest car got all the gals. Imagine how the Indian girls swooned when Brave Long Gone pulled his custom hewn basswood canoe into the cove with a monster sturgeon tucked beneath the bow.

The last days of Point Lookout Hotel

He also writes of how to cook fried hard crabs and about banquets on Saturday nightAfter the hotel closed it sat abandoned for many years as the State of Maryland fought its typically inept strategy at purchasing the property from owners who generally despised certain state officials.

During that time period, it came to look like this, stripped of anything of value by thieves and beaten by the weather. The long journey to destruction finally was reached when the transaction transferring about sixteen acres and the hotel was completed and the site of the hotel is now where the parking lot is located for the fishing pier.