This shrimp was among the first caught in Maryland's new pilot fishery. Image courtesy of Sonny Gwin.

VIDEO: MD Launches Pilot Shrimp Fishery

The Chesapeake Bay is known for a rich variety of fresh seafood, from crabs to oysters and rockfish. Until recently, it has not been known for its jumbo shrimp.

That’s all changing as shrimp move northward. Virginia is now two years into its official shrimp fishery, and Maryland is jumping aboard with a pilot fishery that has just begun—with a single fisherman.

Cheryl Costello spoke to that fisherman on his first day shrimping with Maryland’s only license. What did he find? Watch below: