Bypoints: Throw the Book at ’Em
Say hello (next month) to our first book ever, and good-bye to the best boat dog ever, good old Skipper.
Marina Hopping: A Multi-Tasking Marina
Jody Argo Schroath inadvertently puts Reedville’s Buzzard Point Marina to the test, arriving the middle of a big fishing tournament. They passed the test with flying colors.
Cruise of the Month: Eight Barks for Skipper!
In this tribute to her beloved and recently departed Ship’s Dog, Jody Schroath shares Skippers Best Bets—a selection of his favorite places around the Bay.
Angler's Almanac: How to Keep Rock Steady
The Bay’s rockfish stock is declining, says John Page Williams, but it’s nothing like the crisis of the 1980s. With good management and prudent fishing practices, the fix might be easier this time around.
Bay Journal: Man and Menhaden
In its first year since the new harvest restrictions were imposed, the Bay’s Atlantic menhaden catch was indeed down. But, says Karl Blankenship, the beleaguered bait and forage fish is not out of the woods yet.
Cover Photo by: Tamzin B. Smith