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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.


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.

  • Fish kill reaches 200,000 in Middle River
  • Sewell and other watermen are doing their own investigation, as the Maryland Department of the Environment continues to look into what killed about 200,000 fish, double the first estimate. An MDE spokesman says after getting samples of the water and tissue
  • ABC 2 News
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  • 11/20/2015 11:48:47 PM
  • Fish Kill In Middle River Continues To Escalate
  • “To see something like this just angers the hell out of me. It really does,” said Scott Sewell, conservation director, Maryland Bass Nation. For Sewell, this is home. He’s been fishing in the area for years and has never seen anything quite like the ...
  • CBS Baltimore
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  • 11/19/2015 10:06:46 AM
  • Advocates press for continued investigation of Middle River fish kill
  • An investigation from the Maryland Department of the Environment so far indicates a toxic strain of algae killed the fish. But not everyone believes that. Scott Sewell, conservation director for Maryland Bass Nation, is also pressing officials to look into
  • ABC 2 News
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  • 11/18/2015 7:04:50 PM
  • Aquaculture is both farming and fishing
  • The Great Seal of the state of Maryland contains two figures symbolizing our beloved state’s founding and bountiful natural resources – the land and the waters. These two figures, a symbolic farmer and a fisherman, remain as relevant today in our state ...
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 11/18/2015 5:46:05 PM
  • Toxic algae suspected in big Middle River fish kill
  • The Maryland Department of the Environment said Friday it's still investigating the cause of the die-off, which began this week. But preliminary findings suggest the fish were poisoned by a toxin produced by algae, spokesman Jay Apperson said. The toxin ..
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 11/14/2015 3:31:50 AM
  • MDE: Algae appears culprit in upper Middle River fish kill
  • The Maryland Department of the Environment says algae may be responsible for a large-scale fish kill in the upper Middle River and several of the river's tributaries in Baltimore County. The department estimates more than 100,000 fish have died in the ...
  • Wbal TV 11
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  • 11/13/2015 8:58:08 PM
  • 100,000 Fish Killed In Middle River, Tributaries
  • Jay Apperson, spokesman for the Maryland Department of the Environment, said in a news release Friday that the fish kill occurred over the past several days in the upper river and Norman Creek, Hopkins Creek and Dark Head Cove. The fish include largemouth
  • CBS Baltimore
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  • 11/13/2015 11:04:00 AM
  • 100,000 fish killed in Middle River, tributaries
  • Jay Apperson, spokesman for the Maryland Department of the Environment, said in a news release Friday that the fish kill occurred over the past several days in the upper river and Norman Creek, Hopkins Creek and Dark Head Cove. The fish include largemouth
  • WTOP
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  • 11/13/2015 4:15:59 AM
  • Middle River Fish Kill Escalates with More Than 200,000 Dead Fish
  • We received some disturbing news this week about a fish kill on the Middle River near Baltimore, Maryland. The numbers coming in the last couple of days are even more disturbing with it being reported that more than 200,000 gamefish and forage species have
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  • 11/12/2015 11:58:17 PM
  • Anglers have greater flexibility over when to buy their fishing license
  • And that, says DNR Secretary Mark Belton, should mean "they'll spend more days on the water, which will benefit Maryland businesses associated with the sport fishing community, such as tackle shops and charter boats, as well as the food service ...
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  • 11/7/2015 11:14:06 PM
  • Fall trout fishing choices
  • Fall brings Maryland's second trout season. With a number of stream and ponds throughout the state again stocked with trout and changing weather conditions, anglers have a number of choices of locations and techniques. These include fishing put-and-take ..
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 10/31/2015 11:29:34 PM
  • Fall fishing off to a slow start on Va. Shore
  • Shore There were high hopes for this year's striper season, but as water temperatures fall so do expectations. Check out this story on
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 10/28/2015 3:26:21 PM
  • Maryland Fisherman Snags Record-Setting Snakehead Fish
  • Maryland authorities are confirming a new record for the largest snakehead fish caught in the state. It took a couple days for the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to confirm, but Michael Meade of Upper Marlboro officially has the record for the ..
  • WAMU
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  • 10/25/2015 5:45:55 PM
  • Fishing Forecast: Options abound for sea trout, stripers
  • But he's catching lots of rockfish in the shallows between the Maryland/Virginia line, using soft plastics. Capt. Kevin Josenhans echoes that, telling me 50 degrees is "prime conditions for rockfish in the island creeks. Stripers averaging 18 to 23 inches
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  • 10/22/2015 12:38:41 AM
  • The Best Fishing Spots in Maryland
  • Although Maryland may not be one of the largest states, it certainly has its share of top fishing waters. In addition to the bounteous resources of the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, the state also offers excellent fishing in countless inland waters.
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  • 10/21/2015 11:55:44 PM
  • Outer Limits
  • Tony Moreira won the event with a 26¾-inch rockfish that he caught 30 minutes before second-place finisher Nathan Iager caught and released another fish of the same size. The one-day tournament benefitted the Coastal Conservation Association Maryland and .
  • My Eastern Shore MD
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  • 10/21/2015 1:58:37 AM
  • Could an overlooked crab break Maine’s lobster dependence?
  • Maryland and New Hampshire also have seen ... and Bates prefers to fish closer to land. Bates said he earns the vast majority of his income fishing for lobster, but he does well enough with peekytoe in the winter and spring to make it worthwhile.
  • Bangor Daily News
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  • 10/20/2015 9:55:14 PM
  • Much maligned mullet gets FGCU documentary
  • That's a real Florida experience. Maryland has blue crab. We should make mullet the Florida state fish sandwich." After Goin finished interviewing Dooley, his son Shane Dooley, 36, who started fishing with his dad while still in diapers, stepped in front .
  • The News-Press
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  • 10/19/2015 6:00:12 PM
  • Pirates' A.J. Burnett sails into the sunset — with a fishing rod
  • He loves fishing — one of the benefits of early morning spring training workouts is free time in the afternoon to fish — and has a small pond on his property in Maryland. But he hasn’t fished there in the summer. He hasn’t had a summer free ...
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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  • 10/19/2015 4:02:41 AM
  • Fishing report: What's happening at our local spots
  • The Maryland survey is the eighth-highest ever recorded ... Striped bass catches are picking up on fish up to 30 inches long. Buckroe Fishing Pier: More striped bass are in the catches. Some keeper-sized flounder have been caught on the pier this week.
  • Daily Press
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  • 10/14/2015 11:56:53 PM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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Maryland Weather

Frederick, MD (21704)

Updated on 18:38 PM

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Feels like: 37°F

Wind:40° 2 Kt
Dew Point:28°F
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