held on Saturday, June 3.
Nick Lombardi caught the longest striped bass at 41 inches to win the Light Tackle division. Timothy Deane took second with a 37-incher and Matt Boomer took third (36.25).
Sean Fitzpatrick caught a 31.6-inch rockfish to win the Fly fishing division. Mike Dunlap placed second with a 24-incher and Moran Kupfer took third (22.6).
Chuck Chamber reeled in a 27.7-incher to win the Kayak division. He was followed by Mike Rada (26.5) and Nathan Oaks (26).
James Boccabello caught a 31.3-incher to win the Youth division. Carson Sloat took second (30.1) and Nicholas Long third (29.3).
The team with the best 3-Fish Stringer (110.7) was composed of Shawn Kimbro, Rich Jenkins, Jamie Clough and Lombardi.
Drifting live eels along the deeper edges near Pooles and Hart Miller Islands, where striped bass can be found suspended, has been productive in the upper Chesapeake Bay. The bridge piers of the Francis Scott Key Bridge have also been a good place to drift live eels.
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A blonde squirrel has a lessthan-normal amount of melanin, a pigment derivative of the amino acid tyrosine.