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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.

  • BoatUS Removes Fishing Net Days Before Sea Turtle Release
  • On June 15, on waters as smooth as glass offshore of Ocean City, Maryland, a project led by the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water removed a large commercial fishing net entangled on an artificial reef. Nearby just one day later – and b .
  • bestofboating.com
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  • 8/24/2016 3:41:37 PM
  • Three lead changes on second day of Mid-Atlantic fishing tournament
  • Fifty-one boats in Cape May and 37 in Ocean City, Maryland, competed on the second day of the 25th annual Mid-Atlantic big-game fishing tournament Tuesday. In Cape May, Stan Hitchner, of Barnegat Light, weighed a 230-pound big eye tuna to lead the category
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 8/23/2016 7:53:20 PM
  • Boat Explosion and Fire Leaves 6 Maryland Boaters Dazed
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police officers investigated a boat explosion and a jet ski accident, arrested a motorist carrying drugs and loaded guns, and charged an unlicensed fishing guide in recent cases. The investigation continues into a boat explosion
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/22/2016 6:04:10 AM
  • Ocean City kills shark fishing amid safety concerns
  • "Maryland does not have that regulation. Some anglers were coming down from Delaware and fishing on the Maryland side because they can do what they want." The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has been working for some time to push legislation ...
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 8/22/2016 5:57:00 AM
  • Ocean City tries to stop beach fishing for big sharks
  • land-based shark fishermen by restricting required methods of bait delivery Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2016/08/22/ocean-city-kills-shark-fishing/88973438/
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 8/22/2016 5:57:00 AM
  • Manila to raise fish in huge tanks
  • livestock and poultry production as well as fishery activities", according to a study for a graduate programme of the Maryland University in the US. More than 2,000 fish pens and fish cages operate in the lake, growing mostly milkfish, tilapia, carps and .
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  • 8/19/2016 10:46:54 AM
  • Casey Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Oneida Lake
  • The largest bass fishing site on the Web! The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide BREWERTON, N.Y. (Aug. 15, 2016) – Ed Casey of Whiteford, Maryland, weighed a five bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 4 ounces, Saturday to win the FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL .
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  • 8/16/2016 12:06:12 AM
  • Key Largemouth Boosts Casey on Oneida
  • Ed Casey of Whiteford, Maryland, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 18 pounds, 4 ounces, Saturday to win the fourth FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Northeast Division tournament of 2016 on Oneida Lake presented by Power-Pole. For his efforts, Casey took home
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  • 8/15/2016 8:02:50 PM
  • August sizzles with fishing tournaments
  • If you want to see a tournament that pays about $3-million for entrants, it's the 25th Mid-Atlantic in Cape May and Ocean City, Maryland, on Aug.-21-26. The 85 boats entered must fish within 125 miles of the Cape May Sea Buoy. Last day: Sussex County ...
  • Morris County Daily Record
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  • 8/14/2016 1:55:57 AM
  • Fishing net removed ahead of sea-turtle release off Maryland coast
  • A project led by the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water removed a large commercial fishing net entangled on an artificial reef in Ocean City, Md., in June. Nearby just one day later — and by complete coincidence — biologists from the ...
  • Trade Only Today
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  • 8/12/2016 3:05:44 PM
  • Harmful Fishing Nets Removed Before Turtle Release
  • On June 15, on waters as smooth as glass offshore of Ocean City, Maryland, a project led by the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water removed a large commercial fishing net entangled on an artificial reef. Nearby just one day later – and b .
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 8/12/2016 2:15:38 PM
  • As Usual, Tides Will Be Critical At Potomac
  • The river system has cycled through good and bad periods as far as the bass fishing goes – the state of Maryland has started to implement programs to rejuvenate the bass population – but the grass seems have come back stronger this year compared to ...
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  • 8/10/2016 10:31:55 PM
  • NAACP Pissed About Saving White Fish, Here’s Their Ridiculous Complaint
  • White and Blue Marlin The owner, George Lamplugh of the White Marlin Marina told the Delmarva Daily Times of Salisbury, Maryland. “Any person who sees the shirt and sees that flag will know what it’s for. Any fisherman will know that the upside down ...
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  • 8/10/2016 2:18:00 PM
  • Bel Air Angler Breaks Maryland’s Nontidal White Perch Fishing Record
  • From the Maryland Department of Natural Resources: The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today confirmed two new white perch state fishing records. James Stiars of Bel Air broke his own nontidal record in Loch Raven Reservoir in Baltimore County ...
  • The Dagger
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  • 8/10/2016 2:50:48 AM
  • Two White Perch Records Set in Maryland
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today confirmed two new white perch state fishing records.James Stiars of Bel Air broke his own nontidal record in Loch Raven Reservoir in Baltimore County, and ten-year-old Ryan Timmons of Berlin broke the ...
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  • 8/9/2016 4:35:12 PM
  • Kids participate in annual RiverFest fishing tournament
  • The event is sponsored by the Northern Bay chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportsfishing Association. Kids age 4 to 16 can participate in one of the three age groups. The top three winners in the 4 to 8 year old group were Finn Walker, Jodee Saldutti ...
  • The Cecil Whig
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  • 8/9/2016 2:40:40 PM
  • Officers Rescue Injured Boater; Arrest Three for Impairment
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police officers rescued an injured boater, arrested an impaired boater and driver, and won convictions in two fisheries cases over the past week. Quick action by an officer responding to a boating accident in Ocean City on ...
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  • 8/8/2016 11:17:15 PM
  • Outdoors notebook: Fishing second among top outdoor activities
  • Both of those big bass were released. The new Maryland record cobia caught by Emma Zajdel of Ocean City, Md., wasn't so lucky. The fish weighed 94.6 pounds and measured 661/2 inches long. Emma is 9 years old and stands 52 inches tall. She described the ...
  • Dallas News
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  • 8/6/2016 10:08:02 PM
  • The fish to beat at Ocean City's White Marlin Open
  • WMO Record: Robert Farris hooked a Blue Marlin in 2009 that tipped the scales at 1,062 pounds. This is also the Maryland state record. It was the first 1,000-pound fish ever caught at the tournament. Farris fished off the boat “No Problem” and the fish ...
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 8/6/2016 4:10:07 PM
  • Take the day off and go fishing
  • It’s a proven fact that people smile more and worry less after a day of fishing. Southern Maryland lakes and ponds — There are some nice-sized bluegill at Tilghman Lake Park in La Plata that are eager to take a nightcrawler or mealworm. With the more ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 8/4/2016 11:29:09 PM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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Maryland Weather

Frederick, MD (21704)

Updated on 04:49 AM

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71°F 

Feels like: 71°F

Wind:240° 1 Kt
Humidity:87% 
Dew Point:67°F
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Sunrise: 06:31 AM 

Sunset: 07:40 PM 

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