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Fishing Maryland

EZFishing brings you Maryland's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Find any of the 4027 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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Maryland Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Maryland.

Maryland Fishing Regulations

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Maryland?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


Maryland Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Maryland Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Maryland's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Maryland Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Maryland.

  • Crab and fish business offers wholesale of crabs to customers
  • TALL TIMBERS, MD --As a sort of initiation to the area, I met with Lance Lumpkins, of Maryland Crab and Fish, to discuss his business in the crabbing industry. I had no idea what I was getting into. Side note: I moved to the area three months ago and aside
  • Bay Net
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  • 7/23/2016 2:10:43 PM
  • Fishing is good in Southern Maryland
  • The fishing is good all over Southern Maryland. If you can put down your smartphone for a few minutes to take a break from playing Pokemon Go, you’ll find that there’s something for every kind of angler. Whether you like fly fishing, a worm and bobber ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 7/21/2016 11:24:16 PM
  • Fishing Forecast: Bluefish join influx of dolphins in bay
  • I heard second-hand of a bull red drum caught at the mouth of the Choptank River, and cobias continue to be chummed up just over the Virginia line in Maryland's part of the bay. Back bay, near coastal and offshore fishermen continue to enjoy some good ...
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 7/21/2016 6:06:19 AM
  • Tautog: A fish that’s hard to find, but ‘worth the effort’
  • If you’re fishing off Maryland waters, they’re in season most of the year, though, just as in Delaware, you’re limited in how many you can bring back to shore. You also have to make sure whatever you catch meets the minimum size mandate.
  • WTOP
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  • 7/21/2016 4:47:35 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: Bluefish join influx of dolphins in bay
  • I heard second-hand of a bull red drum caught at the mouth of the Choptank River, and cobias continue to be chummed up just over the Virginia line in Maryland's part of the bay. Back bay, near coastal and offshore fishermen continue to enjoy some good ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 7/21/2016 12:51:22 AM
  • Special Olympics athletes go fishing in fundraising event
  • This was the seventh year that Marcus, a Special Olympics athlete, has participated in Mac's Memorial Fishing Tournament, a fundraiser organized by Special Olympics Maryland. "Marcus loves it," Kevin said, an arm around his son. "It's a tradition at this .
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 7/16/2016 11:37:22 PM
  • Some days wishes yield fishes
  • Annual Wish-A-Fish gets Maryland families out onto the water. Shari Ossakow presses the fishing rod into her son's hand. Nathan, diagnosed with autism and Down syndrome, can't operate the reel without help. But he holds on as his mother guides his hands.
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  • 7/16/2016 10:54:25 PM
  • 9-year-old catches a really big fish
  • A 9-year-old girl has set a new Maryland record by reeling in a massive 94.6-pound fish that is 66.5 inches long. It took 20 minutes for Emma Zajdel to bring in the record-breaking cobia. Father Ed Zajdel said: "When she got the fish in and we lifted it on
  • MSN
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  • 7/16/2016 12:24:29 PM
  • 9-Year-Old Girl Breaks Record Catching 94.6-Pound Fish
  • The two went fishing with some friends on the waters of Little Gull Shoals, near Maryland’s Assateague Island. Emma set her hook and cast it into the water. Minutes later the line went tight. At that moment, they would have never guessed what was on the ..
  • cbslocal.com
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  • 7/14/2016 6:07:28 AM
  • 9-Year-Old Girl Reels In Record-Setting Fish Weighing Nearly 100 Pounds
  • Emma Zajdel was fishing off Maryland’s Eastern Shore with her dad and some friends when they put their rods in the water one last time before heading home. Emma got a nibble, so she belted herself in and started reeling in her fish. But when this proved ..
  • MSN
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  • 7/14/2016 5:53:09 AM
  • 9-year-old girl sets Maryland fishing record
  • (WMAR) - A 9-year-old from Ocean City, Maryland has set a new state fishing record with the capture of a 94.6-pound cobia, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Emma Zajdel and her dad, Ed, were fishing near Little Gull Shoals, just ..
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  • 7/13/2016 4:09:57 PM
  • 9-year-old girl catches record-breaking fish
  • OCEAN CITY, Md. (NBC NEWS)---A record-breaking Maryland fish weighs more than the 9-year-old who reeled it in. 65-pound Emma Zajdel of Ocean City caught a nearly 95-pound cobia fish off Maryland's east shore on June 30th. At first, Emma thought she had ...
  • NBC 15
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  • 7/13/2016 3:55:38 PM
  • 9-year-old girl breaks record catching fish bigger than her
  • A 9-year-old girl has set a new Maryland record by reeling in a massive 94.6-pound fish that is 66.5 inches long. It took 20 minutes for Emma Zajdel to bring in the record-breaking cobia. Father Ed Zajdel said: "When she got the fish in and we lifted it on
  • MSN
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  • 7/13/2016 2:36:53 PM
  • 9-year-old girl smashes record with huge fish
  • This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. MARYLAND (WSYR-TV) A 9-year-old girl has set a new state record by reeling in a massive 94.6-pound fish. It took 20 minutes for Emma Zajdel to bring in the record-breaking cobia ..
  • LocalSYR
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  • 7/13/2016 12:49:31 PM
  • WHAT!? 9-year-old girl reels in 94.6 pound fish
  • OCEAN CITY, MD (CNN) -- A new fishing record in Maryland was set by a nine-year-old girl. "The fish was pulling and we ended up from over here to over there," said Emma Zadjel, 9, as she describes her fight with the largest cobia ever caught in the state .
  • WRDW-TV
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  • 7/13/2016 12:20:53 PM
  • VIDEO: 9-year-old girl reels in 94.6 pound fish
  • SALISBURY, Md. (AP) – A 9-year-old girl has caught a fish a lot bigger than her. Emma Zajdel has set a new Maryland fishing record after catching a 94.6-pound cobia. Emma says she had to struggle for about 20 minutes to reel in the big fish. The fish was .
  • WINK News
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  • 7/13/2016 11:52:15 AM
  • 9-year-old girl smashes fishing record with huge catch
  • Father-daughter pair Emma and Ed Zajdel were joined by friends for a day of fishing on the waters of Little Gull Shoals, near Maryland's Assateague Island, on June 30th. Minutes after Emma set her hook and cast it into the water, the line went tight.
  • CNN
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  • 7/13/2016 7:56:02 AM
  • 9-year-old sets Maryland fishing record with 94-lbs. fish
  • BALTIMORE -- A nine-year-old girl from Maryland has reeled in a record-breaking fish off of Maryland's Eastern Shore, CBS Baltimore reported. When the family set out for an afternoon fishing trip, they never expected to beat a state record. Emma Zajdel ...
  • Yahoo News
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  • 7/13/2016 4:06:58 AM
  • Biggest Fish Caught in Maryland
  • Never mind that the angler only weighed 65 pounds and was 9 years old. They had some bait left, so they chose to try for more bluefin tuna. They were trolling two lines off their boat near what appeared to be breaking blues when a line went tight.
  • Tri-County Sun Times
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  • 7/12/2016 4:18:18 PM
  • 9-year-old girl catches 94-pound fish, sets state record
  • A 9-year-old from Ocean City, Maryland has set a new state fishing record with the capture of a 94.6-pound cobia, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. As officials with the natural resources department described it, "no sooner had she
  • Learning and Finance
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  • 7/12/2016 3:13:52 PM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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Maryland Weather

Annapolis, MD (21405)

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