The big front moving through was a hindrance to anglers on the bay as turbulent seas curtailed smaller boats, but the fish are still eager. We need the stability that is predicted starting mid-week to get back out on the water.

The spanish mackerel are moving up the Patuxent and Potomac for trollers and lure casters.

The spot and perch are plentiful.

Rockfish are in the shallows hitting cast lures and trolled bucktails.

Cobia can be spotted on the calm, bright days to come for those offering live eels. Trollers are catching them too with surgical eels.

There have been some speckled trout caught in the salt islands and in Tangier Sound. Small specks are in the creeks taking small spinner lures.

The bass and bluegill are very active now at St. Mary's Lake.

There are fine crappie taking jigs and bits of night crawler in all the lakes and ponds.

Dove and early domestic goose season begins on Monday the second of September, and they are plentiful this year.

Bill Connelly landed this 22 inch spanish mackerel in the Potomac.

Bill Connelly witth a catch of spanish and bluefish.

Pat Hepner caught this 12 inch perch in the Potomac.