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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.

  • Outdoor Adventure Bass Fishing Lake Okeechobee
  • Captain Mike Groshon was raised in Northern Virginia, he grew up fishing lakes and rivers in Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia then like most headed south for warmer weather and bigger fish! Among playing music and racing cars, Mike always had a love .
  • bassonline.com
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  • 3/29/2017 1:50:00 PM
  • Springtime means crappie fishing
  • Our most recent crappie fishing effort came from a central Maryland pond that had a healthy population of black crappies in the 11 to 12 inch range, ideal "eaters". I was the guest of Maryland DNR Officer Andrew Shifflett and we had an excellent day of ...
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 3/25/2017 1:53:00 AM
  • Debate Over Fishing Rights Remain for Virginia Watermen
  • Commercial watermen who fish the Potomac River were dealt a blow this week when the Maryland-Virginia authority that regulates them did nothing to protect their fishing rights from federal plans for a Mallows Bay Marine Sanctuary. Listen Listening...
  • WVTF Public Radio
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  • 3/24/2017 8:47:00 PM
  • Opinion: Baltimore’s ‘most elegant’ new community not fit for a fish
  • [Editor’s note: Maryland’s state fish is the rockfish also known as the striped bass.] Development ends brook trout Nearly half a century ago, development occupied only 2% of the little run’s 3-square-mile watershed. Much beyond that percentage ...
  • Maryland Reporter
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  • 3/23/2017 3:09:00 AM
  • 12 Birth Parents And Children Looking For Each Other
  • When she was just 15-years old, Nancy Marie Fisher would travel away from her home to St. Ann’s maternity home in Hyattsville, Maryland. Nancy felt a lot of shame about getting pregnant at such a young age. Her mother was both understanding and supportive.
  • babygaga.com
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  • 3/22/2017 6:59:00 PM
  • Our Regional Leadership
  • Jackie spent her childhood in rural Maryland where her family was active in scouting, camping, fishing, and hunting. As a young teen her family moved to Florence, South Carolina, where Jackie first realized her passion to help others by volunteering her ..
  • www.fws.gov
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  • 3/22/2017 12:51:00 PM
  • Fish belly makes the leap from sushi
  • Meanwhile, at Bibiana, in Washington, D.C., executive chef Jake Addeo uses fish belly in Moleche, his twist on the classic Italian veal tonnato, made with pan-fried Maryland soft-shell crabs, early spring greens and a creamy tonnato sauce made with slow ..
  • Nation's Restaurant News
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  • 3/21/2017 6:59:00 PM
  • Fish prove elusive at Smith Mountain Lake bass tournament
  • The weather wreaked havoc with more than just the fish. As tour angler Paul Spence, of Frederick, Maryland, was putting in for a practice session on Friday morning, the icy ramp by the Smith Mountain Lake Community Park bit his trailer; the truck and ...
  • The News & Advance
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  • 3/19/2017 3:45:00 PM
  • Fish prove elusive at bass tournament
  • The weather wreaked havoc with more than just the fish. As tour angler Paul Spence, of Frederick, Maryland, was putting in for a practice session on Friday morning, the icy ramp by the Smith Mountain Lake Community Park bit his trailer; the truck and ...
  • The News & Advance
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  • 3/18/2017 11:49:00 PM
  • Watch VIDEO of a 10-year-old reeling in a 400-pound fish
  • NORTHFIELD — This year’s Mid-Atlantic $500,000 fishing tournament is scheduled for Aug. 20-25 in Cape May and Ocean City, Maryland. Boat captains looking for the best angler to help them win may want to give Keegan Rothman a call. Rothman is only 10 ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 3/18/2017 3:26:00 PM
  • 10-year-old Northfield boy hooks another big fish
  • NORTHFIELD — This year’s Mid-Atlantic $500,000 fishing tournament is scheduled for Aug. 20-25 in Cape May and Ocean City, Maryland. Boat captains looking for the best angler to help them win may want to give Keegan Rothman a call. Rothman is only 10 ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 3/18/2017 2:12:00 AM
  • Clear your schedule for upcoming fishing show
  • You won’t have to drive very far to attend, and the proceeds are used right here in Southern Maryland to support youth interest in fishing and groom the next generation of anglers. The Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association Southern Maryland Chapter .
  • SoMd News
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  • 3/17/2017 3:37:00 AM
  • No sanctuary for fishermen
  • On February 1, an assorted group of commercial fishermen from all across the Northern Neck of Virginia met with Maryland commercial fishermen at Mundy Point at Pride of Virginia Seafood and Trucking, Inc. to form together as the newly named Potomac River .
  • Northern Neck News
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  • 3/15/2017 3:16:00 PM
  • Maryland Anglers Get Ready to Rockfish
  • The 2017 spring season for the state fish, striped bass, kicks off April 15 in Maryland's portion of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries. Recreational fishing opportunities for rockfish – as striped bass is known locally – will run from 5 a.m ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/13/2017 4:59:00 AM
  • Fishing season starts with jumping shad
  • In response to severe population declines from 1900 to the 1970s, Maryland closed the shad fishery in 1980. The fishing moratorium, habitat improvements, pollution mitigation and fish passage construction did not result in recovery, primarily due to lack .
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 3/12/2017 1:18:00 AM
  • Chesapeake Bay Grass Restoration Threatened by Warming, Scientists Say
  • Besides Lefcheck, Wilcox and Orth, other authors on the paper include Rebecca Murphy of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, and Scott Marion, of the Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife. About Karl Blankenship Karl Blankenship is .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/8/2017 7:15:00 AM
  • ADL ‘will not be deterred’ by bomb threats, chief says
  • The six other JCCs evacuated were in: Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin; Rockville, Maryland; Portland, Oregon; Rochester, New York; Davie, Florida. The president of CNN says it is “shocking” to watch the political establishment’s silence regarding US ...
  • The Times of Israel
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  • 3/7/2017 5:45:00 PM
  • Alabama's Blankenship on Mission for Better Red Snapper Plan
  • Blankenship was in Silver Spring, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., this week to continue spreading Alabama's common-sense approach to the management of the fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico. Blankenship and the directors of the marine resources divisions of .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/7/2017 7:56:00 AM
  • Traveling for Florida Fishing Largemouth Bass Outdoor Adventure
  • Captain Mike Groshon was raised in Northern Virginia, he grew up fishing lakes and rivers in Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia then like most headed south for warmer weather and bigger fish! Among playing music and racing cars, Mike always had a love .
  • bassonline.com
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  • 3/6/2017 4:46:00 PM
  • Looking for Lenten Fish Frys near Baltimore, MD
  • I'm having a hard time finding similar events here in Maryland (near Columbia) and I'm not sure if it's a google-fu failure, or there just aren't as many fish frys in Maryland. I've found references to past years' events and just one or two fish frys in ..
  • ask.metafilter.com
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  • 3/3/2017 6:36:00 PM
  • RFA Welcomes Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross
  • "A great place to start draining some of that swamp is down in Maryland at Silver Spring," said RFA executive director Jim Donofrio, referencing the headquarters of NOAA Fisheries. "The ideological appointments of our last president, flooding NOAA ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/1/2017 7:19:00 AM
  • Hanover Fishing & Hunting Show
  • The Susquehanna Chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association (MSSA) will be holding its fifth annual fishing and hunting show on Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. The show's ...
  • Gettysburg Times
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  • 2/25/2017 5:51:00 AM
  • Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To
  • Living here means adopting the Chesapeake Bay lifestyle -- whether that be boating, cracking open shellfish, or sporting nautical-inspired apparel year-round (coastal Maryland can be quite preppy). Regardless, you won't fall in with locals until you also .
  • thrillist.com
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  • 2/18/2017 12:18:00 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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Look up the following list of fishing clubs in Maryland.

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