Chesapeake Bay Quotes - Eastern Shore Rockfish

Rudow's Guide to Rockfish
“Rockfish were hunted on the Eastern Shore on horseback with spears. The large fish coming to feed on the creek shores, overflowed by the tide, showed themselves in the shallow water by a ripple before them. They were ridden on behind and forced into water too shallow for them to swim well, and were speared …”

Col. T. J. Randolph of Edgehill, VA, 1875

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