Chesapeake Bay

General Informational Links

– Chesapeake Bay Visitor’s Guide – http://www.chesapeake-bay.com
– Eyes on the Bay: State of the Bay – http://mddnr.chesapeakebay.net

Chesapeake Bay Science

– Chesapeake Science on the Internet – http://www.bayeducation.net
– Student Training in Aquatics Research – http://www.serc.si.edu
– Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network – http://www.baygateways.net
– Maryland Sea Grant: The Chesapeake – http://www.mdsg.umd.edu
– Chesapeake Bay Foundation Education – http://www.cbf.org
– The Chesapeake Bay Program – http://www.chesapeakebay.net
– Ask the Bay Experts – http://www.alliancechesbay.org
– Online Fieldtrip to the Chesapeake Bay – http://baytrippers.thinkport.org
– The Living Bay Online – http://www.livingclassrooms.org
– Chesapeake Bay Observing System – http://www.cbos.org

Chesapeake Bay History

– Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – http://www.cbmm.org
– Mariner’s Museum History of the Chesapeake – http://www.mariner.org/
– Chesapeake Bay History – http://www.chesapeakebay.net
– Pirates – http://www.chesapeakebay.net
– Shipwrecks – http://www.chesapeakebay.net

Chesapeake Bay Animals and Plants

– Maryland Fish Facts – http://www.dnr.state.md.us
– Chesapeake and Coastal Bay Life – http://www.dnr.state.md.us
– Fishing Opportunities for Youth – http://www.dnr.state.md.us

Chesapeake Bay Myths and Legends

– Chessie: Fact or Fiction – http://www.dnr.state.md.us

Games and Quizzes

– Chesapeake Bay Word Search – http://www.dnr.state.md.us
– The Bay Game Online – http://www.dnr.state.md.us
– The Chesapeake Bay Challenge…how much do you know about the bay? – http://www.livingclassrooms.org

Local Fishing Outfitters and Supplies

Bay Paddlers Sea Kayaking and Fly Fishing
4055 Gordon Stinnett Avenue
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 410-286-3663 or 410-474-4656
web: http://www.baypaddlers.com

Fred’s Sport Center
2895 Crain Hwy.
Waldorf, MD
Phone: 301-645-5694
web: http://www.fredsenterprises.com

Tackle Box
Rt. 235
Lexington Park, MD
Phone: 301-863-8151 or 1-800-397-8151

Tyler’s Tackle Shop and Crab House
Official Weighing Station
8210 Bayside Rd.
Chesapeake Beach, MD
Phone: 410-257-6610

C&E J’s Hunting & Fishing
Rt. 4 South
Lothian, MD
Phone: 301-627-5760
web: http://cnejs-hunting-fishing.com

Fishing Charter Companies

Chesapeake Sportfishing
Solomons, MD
Phone: 410-326-4868 or 1-800 295-1265
web: http://www.capthank.com

Happy Harbor Charter Boat Fishing
Hwy. 256
Deale, MD
Phone: 410-867-0949 or 301-261-5297

Rod ‘N Reel
Route 261 & Mears Ave.
Chesapeake Beach, MD
Phone: 301-855-8450 or 1-800-233-2030
web: http://www.rodnreelinc.com

Boat Charter Companies

Calvert Marine Museum
Solomons, MD
Phone: 410-326-2042

Gold Coast Charters, Inc.
1 Benedict Ave.
Benedict, MD
Phone: 301-274-4060

Boat Rentals

Capt. John’s Crabhouse & Marina
Cobb Island, MD
Phone: 301-259-2315

Patuxent Adventure Center
13860 C Solomons Island Rd
Solomons, MD
Phone: 410-394-2770
web: http://www.paxadventure.com

Point Lookout Boating Facility
Point Lookout State Park
Phone: 301-872-4342

Scheible’s Fishing Center
Phone: 301-872-5185

Shymansky’s Marina & Seafood
Cobb Island, MD
Phone: 301-259-2221

Solomon’s Boat Rentals & Sales
Rt. 2 & A St.
Solomon’s Island, MD
Phone: 410-326-4060
web: http://www.boat-rent.net

Suntime Rentals Inc.
2820 Solomon’s Island Rd.
Edgewater, MD
Phone: 410-266-6020

Boating Instruction and Safety

Boat Charter
7074 Bembe Beach Rd.
Annapolis, MD
Phone: 301-261-2810

Chesapeake Sailing School
Annapolis, MD
Phone: 1-800-966-0030

Patuxent River Sail & Power Squadron
Leonardtown, MD
Phone: 301-475-3883

On-line Boating Safety Class
web: http://www.BoatUS.com

Boat Ramps

Find the location of Boat Ramps in MD at the Maryland Boat Ramp Atlas – http://mddnr.chesapeakebay.net

Outfitters

Bay Paddlers Sea Kayaking and Fly Fishing
4055 Gordon Stinnett Avenue
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732
Phone: 410-286-3663 or 410-474-4656
web: http://www.baypaddlers.com

Canoe/Kayak Outfitters
Sales and rentals
311 3rd St.
Annapolis, MD
Phone: 410-263-2303

Patuxent Adventure Center
13860 C Solomons Island Rd
Solomons, MD
Phone: 410-394-2770
web: http://www.paxadventure.com

REI Recreational Equipment Inc.
9801 Rhode Island Ave.
College Park, MD
Phone: 301-982-9681

Canoeing/Kayaking Trails

Maryland Water Trails of the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network
web: http://www.baygateways.net

The Choptank & Tuckahoe Rivers Water Trail
Explores 60 miles along the two Eastern Shore rivers, linking 16 existing public access points for canoes, kayaks, and small powerboats.

The Lower Susquehanna Water Trail
Will cover 65 miles from Harrisburg to Havre de Grace, MD on the Chesapeake Bay.

The Monocacy River Water Trail
Runs from the Monocacy Battlefield to the Monocacy Aqueduct.

The Potomac River Water Trail
Covers the lower 100 miles of the river to the Chesapeake Bay.

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