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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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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.

  • Whale 'Bumps' Into Ocean City Fishing Pier
  • Fisherman Troy Bickle captured video of a whale bumping into Ocean City fishing pier in Maryland while on a fishing trip on April 20. The whale can be seen swimming close to the pier and slightly bumping it before swimming away. Credit: Troy Bickle via ...
  • MSN
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  • 4/20/2018 11:42:00 PM
  • Democrat who challenged Pelosi speaking at Clyburn's fish fry
  • Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley and Maryland Rep. John Delaney have all told Clyburn to expect them on stage at the fish fry. Among the other speakers at the events, Delaney has already announced his 2020 ...
  • KTVZ
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  • 4/20/2018 10:43:00 PM
  • Use these Potomac River Fishing Tips to catch more fish
  • There are many great Potomac River fishing spots as this large river flows by Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, and West Virginia on its way to feeding the Chesapeake Bay. Potomac River bass fishing is highly respected. This tidally influenced river can
  • Take Me Fishing
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  • 3/15/2018 8:05:00 PM
  • Maryland fly fishing legend Bernard ‘Lefty’ Kreh dies
  • WASHINGTON — A legendary Maryland fly fisherman, known for his incredible skill and generosity, has died. Bernard “Lefty” Kreh of Cockeysville passed away Wednesday at 93. He grew up in Frederick, Maryland. “He could put a fly into a paper cup from ...
  • WTOP News
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  • 3/15/2018 7:56:00 AM
  • Crews to stock Maryland waters with 300,000 fish in 2018
  • ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources anticipates releasing more than 300,000 brown, golden and rainbow trout in lakes, rivers and streams over the next few months, as 2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year for trout fishing in .
  • thebaynet.com
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  • 3/11/2018 1:45:00 PM
  • Trout fishing continues as a rite of spring across MD
  • Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources anticipates releasing more than 300,000 brown, golden, and rainbow trout in lakes, rivers, and streams over the next few months, as 2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year for trout fishing in Maryland.
  • The Star Democrat
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  • 3/11/2018 5:23:00 AM
  • Maryland: DNR to Stock 300,000 Trout this Spring
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources anticipates releasing more than 300,000 brown, golden and rainbow trout in lakes, rivers and streams over the next few months, as 2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year for trout fishing in Maryland.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2018 8:13:00 AM
  • Maryland Announces Youth Fishing Rodeo Dates
  • Even as winter gripped the region, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has been making plans for the state’s young anglers when spring and summer finally arrive. This year, 38 different organizations in 11 counties across the state are hosting ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/7/2018 6:05:00 AM
  • To the fish market with Chef Michel Tersiguel
  • A visit to the wholesale fish market in Jessup, Maryland, with a chef who still does what a lot of chefs used to do: He gets up early in the morning to see what looks fresh enough to cook for his customers for dinner.
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 3/1/2018 4:38:00 AM
  • Unique and fading traditions in Maryland seafood
  • A visit to the wholesale fish market in Jessup, Maryland, with a chef who still does what a lot of chefs used to do: He gets up early in the morning to see what looks fresh enough to cook for his customers for dinner.
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 2/28/2018 6:39:00 PM
  • Commentary: Fishing for cobia along N.C. coast is in crisis
  • It may come as a shock to recreational fishermen to learn that states like Maryland and New York will be allowed to keep more fish per day than anglers in North Carolina starting June 1. I am extremely disappointed by the events that took place at the ...
  • The Outer Banks Voice
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  • 2/26/2018 1:45:00 PM
  • Maryland Slates Hearing on Reopening of Commercial Black Drum Harvest
  • Draft Addendum I responds to a proposal from the state of Maryland to reopen its commercial fishery for black drum in the Chesapeake Bay (Bay). In the late 1990s, Maryland closed the commercial black drum fishery in its Bay waters to conduct a tagging and
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/26/2018 5:39:00 AM
  • Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association
  • Reporter Chase Cook talks outside of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association headquarters in Pasadena on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The organization found financial irregularities, leaving some to speculate how the association will respond.
  • Baltimore Sun on MSN.com
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  • 2/25/2018 6:29:00 PM
  • Striper Data from Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
  • Of those coastwide recreational landings, Maryland landed the largest percent in numbers of fish (30%), followed by New Jersey (21%), New York (20%), Massachusetts (13%) and Virginia (7%). Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Delaware ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/23/2018 7:24:00 AM
  • Lefty Kreh Update
  • Many people know Lefty Kreh and have noticed his first time ever absence at major fly fishing show. In his nineties, the Maryland fly fishing guru is well into recovery mode after severe medical problems. Marshall Cutchin of MidCurrent spoke to Lefty for .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/21/2018 7:30:00 AM
  • Fish fries offered in Plum, Oakmont
  • For takeout, call 412-793-0555, ext. 241. • St. Irenaeus Catholic Church Blough Hall, 387 Maryland Ave., 11 a.m.-1p.m., 4-7 p.m. Fridays. Lunch menu: baked or fried fish sandwich, $6; gluten free baked or beer battered fried fish, $9.50; tuna croissant ...
  • TribLIVE
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  • 2/20/2018 3:00:00 AM
  • Buy fish, get worm free! Living insect greets US woman inside cod [Video]
  • A video of the worm squirming in the fish has gone viral after the Maryland woman posted it on Facebook. Emily Randolph said the girl behind the counter at the Costco branch in Frederick told her another customer had just returned salmon with worms in it.
  • International Business Times on MSN.com
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  • 2/19/2018 9:15:00 AM
  • Woman Buys Fish From Costco, Finds Live Worm Inside Packaging
  • A Maryland woman, who bought a pack of fresh wild Atlantic cod from a Costco store, found a live worm inside the pack when she opened it. The woman who bought the pack Feb. 9 said she recently opened it to cook the fish when she found a live worm ...
  • International Business Times
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  • 2/19/2018 6:56:00 AM
  • Woman buys fish from Costco, finds live worm inside
  • A woman is claiming to have found a live worm in a package of fish she purchased from Costco two weeks ago. Emily Randolph of Frederick, Maryland, bought a 2-pound package of fresh wild Atlantic cod at Costco on February 9, FOX 5 reported. Randolph said ..
  • Fox News
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  • 2/18/2018 6:22:00 PM
  • Woman claims she found a live worm in fish from Costco
  • A Maryland woman's Facebook post is going viral this week after she shared a video of what appears to be a live worm wriggling around in the corner of a package of fish she said she purchased at Costco. According to Fox 5 DC, Emily Randolph of Frederick ..
  • Courant
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  • 2/17/2018 9:48:00 PM
  • Woman says she found worm in fish bought at Costco
  • FREDERICK, Md. — A Maryland woman says there was a live surprise in a package of fish she purchased at Costco last week. Emily Rhoades Randolph said she purchased a package of fresh cod on Feb. 9 at Costco. On Monday, she recorded video of what appears ...
  • Weather
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  • 2/17/2018 5:49:00 PM
  • Md. woman claims she found a worm in her fish from Costco
  • A Frederick, Maryland woman's Facebook post has gone viral after she said the fish she purchased from Costco had a worm in it. Emily Randolph said she bought the cod from the wholesale store in Frederick on February 9, before the sell by date. After ...
  • WUSA
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  • 2/16/2018 3:38:00 PM
  • Should You Take Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplements?
  • Symptoms of deficiency include fatigue, poor memory, dry skin, heart problems, mood swings or depression, according to the University of Maryland. But even if you eat fish frequently you may still be effectively deficient in omega 3 because of its ...
  • coachmag.co.uk
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  • 2/14/2018 11:26:00 AM
  • Free Fishing Events for Kids this Spring and Summer in Maryland
  • Even as winter gripped the region, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has been making plans for the state’s young anglers when spring and summer finally arrive. This year, 38 different organizations in 11 counties across the state are hosting ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/14/2018 6:52:00 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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