Jim Jenkins and Ed McCarthy (and families) from ATIcourses.com went fishing on May 24, 2017. They left from Chesapeake Beach, Maryland .
It was a clear, sunny day. The fishing was great. Bunch of rockfish (also known as striped bass) were caught in about 6 hours.
The striped bass, named the official fish of the State of Maryland in 1965, gets its name from the seven or eight dark stripes that run from head to tail. The fish has an olive green back, fading to light silver on its sides, with a white underside. Known for its size and ability to put up a good fight, the striped bass is considered by many to be the premier sport fish on the Bay. It is also mighty tasty.