There isn't much I would eat from the Bay besides white perch and even then only out of certain areas. Below is a link to the chart straight from Maryland Department of the Environment.What is the pollution and fish eating status in Chesapeake Bay,I know it’s big and probably covers many conditions.
We've eaten some smaller blues and channels. No issues with taste, or digestion.
Unfortunately that catwalk on Conowingo Dam was closed after 9-11 and never reopened. I used to like fishing out there. When Bainbridge USNTC closed, the town of Port Deposit took over the waterfront portion and made it a town park with a nice pier to fish from. This pic is from the pier back in April. I like to fish there when the water is too cold to be out in my kayak.I was stationed at Bainbridge Md in the early 70s we caught several off the back of the Conawingo dam they had a concrete walkway we fished from