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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.

Search Fishing Locations in Maryland

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.

  • Bowfishing for cownose rays targeted
  • “They are just trying to survive,” she said. Fish Feel, SHARK and other animal rights groups formed an informal coalition and submitted testimony at a recent meeting of Maryland’s Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission, Finelli said. The testimony ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 7/31/2015 4:04:30 AM
  • Fishing violations alleged after catch seized
  • A search in May of a boat in a Patuxent River tributary has led to citations for fishing regulations violations against four men filed by Maryland Natural Resources ... Leigh after it was spotted unloading fish at a nearby pier, according to a report ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 7/31/2015 3:57:20 AM
  • Fishing violations alleged in St. Mary’s after catch seized
  • A search in May of the fish in a boat in a Patuxent River tributary has led to citations against four St. Mary’s men filed by Maryland Natural Resources Police, who report reviewing the matter with county prosecutors. Ryan Hamilton Lumpkins, 28 ...
  • Gazette Net
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  • 7/29/2015 1:53:51 PM
  • Don't forget the popping stick
  • SUMMER FLOUNDER (fluke) fishing is good with fish measuring in the mid to high 20 inch range ... trap not exceeding 26 inches in diameter. Maryland Style Crab traps are prohibited. Chicken with the skin on it (along with a long handle dip net) is the ...
  • The Hour Online
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  • 7/29/2015 5:39:55 AM
  • Fishing violations alleged in St. Mary’s after catch seized
  • A search in May of the fish in a boat in a Patuxent River tributary has led to citations against four St. Mary’s men filed by Maryland Natural Resources Police, who report reviewing the matter with county prosecutors. Ryan Hamilton Lumpkins, 28 ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 7/29/2015 4:35:30 AM
  • Montgomery County Approves Tax Credits For Low-Income Renters
  • The credits are similar to ones offered by the state of Maryland to people who ... and different fish can go by the same name. An environmental group says that hampers efforts to combat illegal fishing and fraud. Earlier this month, the House of ...
  • WAMU
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  • 7/28/2015 11:56:20 PM
  • Half of Columbia River sockeye salmon dying due to hot water
  • Oregon and Washington state have both enacted sport fishing closures due to warm water, and sturgeon fishing in the Columbia River upstream of Bonneville Dam has been halted after some of the large, bottom dwelling fish ... service at a Maryland church ...
  • KFVS12
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  • 7/27/2015 3:22:07 PM
  • Some Recent Trips (Tidal Potomac River & Maryland Reservoir)
  • From a few after work trips on my the local Maryland Reservoir ... Right around sunset seems to be the magical 30 minutes. No night fishing allowed here so I make the most of dusk when the fish seem to become active feeders.
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 7/27/2015 1:34:45 PM
  • Feds: 'Wicked Tuna' TV fisherman claimed to be disabled
  • (AP) — A Massachusetts man seen manning big fishing rods and harpooning huge fish on the reality show "Wicked Tuna ... a South Korean missionary and seriously wounded his wife at a Maryland church retreat center, authorities said Monday.
  • The News & Advance
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  • 7/27/2015 4:45:02 AM
  • Snakeheads being caught all over the Bay watershed
  • Fishing pressure in the tidal Potomac River has been effective in reducing the growth of the snakehead population. The DNR asks anglers to enjoy pursuing, catching, and removing Maryland’s three most troublesome invasive fish — snakeheads, blue catfish ...
  • The Star Democrat and you
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  • 7/25/2015 7:24:53 AM
  • Salisbury Man Sets New State Winter Flounder Record
  • OCEAN CITY — A Salisbury man late last month set a new Maryland state record for winter flounder with a five-plus pounder caught 26 miles off the coast of Ocean City. On June 23, Kevin Twilley of Salisbury was fishing on the “Fish Bound” with Captain ...
  • The Dispatch
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  • 7/23/2015 12:49:23 PM
  • Surf fishing a nice adventure
  • my only surf fishing experience was one night in Ocean City, Maryland, a few years ago. The day before we headed south, I borrowed two surf rods from a friend and filled a small tackle box with the hooks and sinkers I would need for large and small fish.
  • Lewistown Sentinel
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  • 7/23/2015 5:11:15 AM
  • Flagler College student runs his own boating business out of St. Augustine
  • Thatcher, 24, a Flagler College sophomore, is the owner and operator of Fish St. Augustine ... He thought that he would still be able to run his Maryland fishing tours from St. Augustine, but the details of running a business long-distance proved to ...
  • The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville
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  • 7/22/2015 10:59:01 PM
  • Northern snakeheads spread to upper Potomac, C&O Canal, DNR reports
  • To raise awareness and help control the population spread of invasive fish, DNR added an Invasive Species Award category to its annual Maryland Fishing Challenge. Qualifying fish must be caught using legal recreational fishing methods, including rod and ..
  • Wbal TV 11
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  • 7/22/2015 2:23:37 PM
  • Activists square off at airport hearing
  • “Maryland Airport is a significant economic engine to Charles County today that it needs,” Woodruff, an agent with Baldus Real Estate, said. Woodruff said that today 200 to 300 people apply for each job opening. “Love the fish, love the ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 7/22/2015 12:57:43 PM
  • Cast your lines at annual Ocean Pines flounder tourney
  • The Ocean Pines Chamber of Commerce will host its 8 th Annual Flounder Fishing Tournament ... Participants can fish from the shore, pier, private boat, flounder party boats or charter boats, anywhere in Maryland and Delaware coastal waters between 7 ...
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 7/22/2015 9:15:49 AM
  • Renfrew Wins Walmart BFL Northeast Division Event on Oneida Lake
  • “With those patches, it’s all about timing – like tidal water fishing ... Marbury, Maryland. Boaters will compete for a top award of a Ranger Z518C with a 200-horsepower Evinrude or Mercury outboard and $20,000, while co-anglers will fish for ...
  • Fishing World
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  • 7/22/2015 5:55:23 AM
  • Outdoors: Tickled over new boat
  • James Kundreskas, who wrote an outdoors column for the Maryland Independent’s sports section — and ... This little boat is used exclusively now for farm pond fishing, and I’ve added a little electric trolling motor that pushes it along just fine.
  • SoMd News
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  • 7/22/2015 4:22:20 AM
  • Deep-sea operator charts own course while balancing work and college
  • His father and fishing captain of Miss St. Augustine, David Thatcher, taught Luke how to fish by their home in Chesapeake Beach in Maryland, but Luke didn’t take a serious interest until he was 16. After his father left his name at a Chesapeake Beach ...
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  • 7/21/2015 11:57:28 PM
  • Salisbury Man Sets State Record For Winter Flounder
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday ... The charter boat was in 140-foot deep water about 26 miles east of Ocean City. “I was fishing with a clam when the fish took the bait, Twilley told DNR. “It was a soft take, and I didn ...
  • WBOC
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  • 7/21/2015 2:07:30 AM
  • Invasive snakeheads move into upper Potomac River
  • Fishing pressure in the tidal Potomac River has been effective in reducing the growth of the snakehead population. DNR asks anglers to enjoy pursuing, catching and removing Maryland’s three most troublesome invasive fish—snakeheads, blue catfish and ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 7/21/2015 1:46:02 AM
  • Prince George man wins Walmart Bass Fishing League event in Henrico
  • Ryan Powroznik of Prince George County weighed a five-bass limit totaling 17 pounds, 15 ounces July 18 to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing ... fish weighing 6 pounds, 9 ounces and earned the day’s Big Bass award of $655. Damon Reid of Bowie, Maryland ..
  • Henrico Citizen
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  • 7/21/2015 1:03:05 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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Maryland Weather

Hagerstown, MD (21740)

Updated on 00:54 AM

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Feels like: 68°F

Wind:260° 3 Kt
Dew Point:60°F
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Sunrise: 06:05 AM 

Sunset: 08:23 PM 

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