The Maryland Department of Natural Resources just released the figures for the two fish lifts that operate every spring to allow the passage of migratory fish such as American shad and river herring.

Aside from a hot week in Florida when the nighttime temperatures never dipped below 85-degrees and the time a sudden storm almost blew away our tent before we got it set up, almost all of my camping experiences have earned a two thumbs up rating.

Crabbing has improved across the area, so a crab feast for Father’s Day won’t set you back as much as it would a few weeks ago. Or better yet, catch your own. A couple of hours working some chicken necks could net you two dozen or maybe more.

My sister recently returned from a two-week backpacking adventure along the border between Arizona and Utah. She sent me photographs of scenery fit for a postcard.

David Gaestel, one-half of the team behind Crazy Horse Fishing Rods in Port Republic, caught something unusual on a fishing trip out of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina earlier this month.

If you’re thinking about serving up a crab feast this Memorial Day weekend, you might want to stick to a landlubber’s menu if you’ll be feeding more than two people.

Striped bass up and down the Atlantic coast are in trouble.

Last year’s Mother’s Day was quite eventful. I was 41 weeks pregnant, past my due date, and scheduled to be induced in a couple of days. Or, in other words, just plain miserable.

When I stepped out the back door last Thursday morning, I could feel a palpable difference in the density of the air around me.

Everyone loves babies, right? I guess that has to be the case. Otherwise, I can’t think of a reason why anyone would want to get out of bed early on a dreary Sunday and endure pouring rain and clouds of biting flies to witness the banding of six fluffy bundles of joy. Although I guess being …

I read somewhere recently that in light of Virginia canceling spring trophy rockfish season and North Carolina declaring a moratorium on stripers in its state-managed waters that Maryland might be pressured into canceling its spring trophy season, too.