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Summertime Fishing Transition: Bowfishing

This summer, the Blue Crabs have been not only scarce. They are terribly expensive as well. It would upset my stomach to pay sixty dollars a dozen to eat crabs. Who would pay five bucks for a crab?

Usually, while fishing baited bottom rigs, we pick up about a half dozen crabs that fall off at the surface. This summer, the crab net is positioned close by in the boat to dip those big Jimmies. Would you let a five dollar bill float away?

Also, the most successful summertime anglers are actually archers who are putting hundreds of pounds of fish flesh into their coolers while most of us are sleeping. The sport of bowfishing is quickly growing in Southern Maryland. During the day, Cow-nosed Rays are usually targeted. At night, the more delectable invasive snakehead fish and Blue Catfish are more easily seen in the floodlights.

National Train Day is May 10th; Maryland politicians prevent trains from serving So. Md.

Maryland already has track use agreements with CSX in the rest of Maryland and already owns and operates the MARC train system. Other regions of Maryland get more for transportation than does Southern Maryland.

Island Shows New Signs of Slippage from Mainland; Indians Set to Turn it Into Casino

ST. GEORGE ISLAND, Md. (SPECIAL) — A serious disturbance in the Gregorian Fault which lies underneath the Potomac River and affects an island attached to the mainland of St. Mary’s…