Elizabeth Lee went crabbing with her parents and is contributing to the crab feast with this catch. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Lee

Maryland Fishing Report for July 3, 2020

Maryland Fishing Report is written and compiled by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist.  Click Before You Cast is written

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Anglers fish on Foster Branch, a tributary of Maryland's Gunpowder River at Mariner Point Park. Dave Harp

Mercury widespread in Chesapeake Bay headwaters fish

By: Jeremy Cox, BayJournal.com Nearly half of all gamefish in freshwater lakes, streams and rivers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed

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Joe Vogelpohl, assistant manager of Maryland’s Patapsco Valley State Park, surveys a streamside hiking trail that is being restored. The May 2018 flash flood that devastated Ellicott City surged down the Patapsco River, disrupting the dam removal work in the park and washing out hiking trails and footbridges. Many trails are open for hiking and biking, but others are still getting repaired or relocated. (Timothy B. Wheeler)

Maryland DNR updates its status pursuant to Stage 2 in the Roadmap to Recovery

News Release, Maryland Department of Natural Resources Maryland took early, aggressive, and unprecedented actions to contain and slow the spread

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