If you read the fishing report that’s printed in this space every Friday from April to October, you’re familiar with all sorts of fish species from bluegill to blue marlin and catfish to rockfish. But here’s a fish that showed up in Ocean City this past summer that you might not be familiar …

Around this time last year, I wrote a column about how much I look forward to getting snow, and then we got some, and in response I got a few emails thanking me for my intervention with the weather gods.

It’s a new year, and many folks like to begin with a clean slate, or perhaps at least clean closets. But before you throw away Aunt Bessie’s childhood doll or that stamp collection you started back when you were in elementary school, you might want to find out if your stuff has got any value…

The second — and final — firearms deer season opens today in Region B, which includes all of Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.

Local angler Eric Packard is featured in January’s edition of Fishtalk Magazine, a free publication you can find at tackle and bait shops around the region. Packard shares his tricks of the trade for successful fishing trips in his kayak, his usual mode of transportation when he’s out on the…

I’ve had enough cookies, eggnog, and leftovers that I had to let out my belt a few notches. I bet a lot of you are in the same boat. There’s a simple solution to this problem, though, and all you’ll need is a pair of comfortable shoes and the right winter jacket to get started. For the avera…

Around this time each year, NOAA publishes its annual report entitled Fisheries Economics of the United States.

Recently I took the kids to the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons.

Last week as I was taking out the trash, an object lying in the driveway caught my eye.

Tomorrow is the first day of December. If you don’t already have plans with your family and loved ones to usher in the holiday season, may I suggest a scenic drive through the Seventh District to a little gem of a museum, the St. Clements Island Museum in Coltons Point?

At that first Thanksgiving nearly 400 years ago, a roast turkey wasn’t the center of attention at the meal.

Last year around this time I was drafting my Veterans Day column and understandably, the discussion between my husband and I turned to our knowledge of, and pride in, each of our grandfathers’ service during World War II.

The word from Ken Lamb at the Tackle Box in Lexington Park is that no one has caught any ocean-running rockfish in the 40- to 50-inch range locally yet, but they should be here any day now.

A few months ago we bought a new house. It’s not actually new, but a fixer-upper, so it’s just new to us.