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Tonging for Oysters. The Chesapeake Bay is justifiably famous for its oysters. Indeed, one translation of the word Chesapeake from the Algonquian language is “Great Shellfish Bay.” Oysters have influenced the nature of the Chesapeake estuary and of those who have dwelled along its shores for centuries. Despite the oyster’s currently low numbers, it remains a central figure in our collective sense of the Bay, deeply imbedded in the culture, heritage, and lore of the region.

Tonging for Oysters. The Chesapeake Bay is justifiably famous for its oysters. Indeed, one translation of the word Chesapeake from the Algonquian language is “Great Shellfish Bay.” Oysters have influenced the nature of the Chesapeake estuary and of those who have dwelled along its shores for centuries. Despite the oyster’s currently low numbers, it remains a central figure in our collective sense of the Bay, deeply imbedded in the culture, heritage, and lore of the region.

Tilghman Island   (From "Island Hop Around Maryland's Eastern Shore" article featured in New York Magazine October 7, 2011- The Weekend Escape Plan - Maryland's Eastern Shore)    Eastern Shore, Maryland

Tilghman Island (From "Island Hop Around Maryland's Eastern Shore" article featured in New York Magazine October The Weekend Escape Plan - Maryland's Eastern Shore) Eastern Shore, Maryland

Deal Island Wildlife Management Area - Eastern Shore of Maryland

I’m not sure what I was expecting to see when I had planned my Sunday trip to Deal Island Wildlife Management Area, west of Princess Anne, MD.

Schooner Wilma Lee under sail. Ocracoke Island, NC

Originating in the skipjacks are the last working boats under sail in the United States (fleets of skipjacks used to dredge oysters from the floor of the Chesapeake Bay in winter). The skipjack was designated the official state boat of Maryland in

Go rockfishing on a charter boat on the Chesapeake Bay!

Daily Chesapeake Bay Charter Fishing & Cruising Charters from Deale, MD & Annapolis, MD locations. Easy drive from DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania & Annapolis.

WAY TO GO SKIPPER!! | S/V Tiger Lilly

for God does not assure us an easy passage, but He does promise a safe anchorage.

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