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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.

  • Editor’s Note — A fishing trip
  • I didn’t fish much when I was a kid, but I have fond memories of catching sun perch with my uncle on the lake at his house in Maryland and going with my grandfather to the lake near his house in the Virginia mountains. I honestly don’t remember if we ...
  • lincolntimesnews.com
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  • 8/31/2015 7:05:28 PM
  • Philadelphia anglers take fishing to the extreme
  • PHILADELPHIA — By the time he started at Drexel University, Maryland native Michael Hsiao had taken a break from fishing. The biology major enjoyed the sport but assumed that Philadelphia's creeks and rivers were polluted and hostile to most species of fis
  • Pocono Record
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  • 8/29/2015 11:51:11 AM
  • Maryland to celebrate national hunting and fishing day
  • Anglers, hunters and anyone interested in the great outdoors are invited to take part in Maryland’s 9th annual National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration. Hosted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), this free event will take place ...
  • Bay Net
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  • 8/29/2015 9:06:32 AM
  • Man Charged In Theft During Ocean City Fishing Tournament
  • OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man has been accused of stealing fishing equipment from a fishing tournament in Ocean City. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that 38-year-old Dennis J. Tronosky Sr. of Berlin was arrested Saturday and charged with ...
  • CBS Baltimore
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  • 8/27/2015 1:52:15 AM
  • Maryland Smallmouth Fisherman
  • It looks like this forum has a pretty informative smallmouth section, so I decided to join. I've been fishing for almost 30 years but not much at all since the mid-90s. I decided to take a break from my usual hobby -- autocross -- this year and fish a ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/22/2015 8:27:43 PM
  • Hello From Western Md!
  • My name is Jonathan, I'm from the western most part of Maryland. I'm 23, and I've been bass fishing literally my entire life. Not as long as some people here, but my dad and grandfather started me early. My dad and I fish together most of the time ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/22/2015 7:08:59 PM
  • Southern Maryland fishing update
  • Spanish mackerel moved into the mouth of the Patuxent River from Cove Point to Cedar Point last Friday. Trollers using planers and small spoons (Clarke or Drones) caught their limits (10 per day) throughout the weekend, and bluefish in the 18- to 20-inch .
  • SoMd News
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  • 8/21/2015 4:01:04 AM
  • Council Supports Fish In OC With $10K For Marketing Effort
  • Lenox had created a Fish In OC trade show booth and booked six outdoor trade shows scattered through New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania where he marketed Ocean City as a fishing destination. Lenox and D3Corp created a website, www.fishinoc ...
  • The Dispatch
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  • 8/20/2015 10:46:06 PM
  • Fishing Plus: Time for the bluefish contest
  • Maryland Style Crab traps are prohibited. Chicken with the skin on (along with a long handle net) is the preferred method to capture these tasty crabs LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is generally reported as good (with a few tough spots). Night fishing is producti
  • The Hour Online
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  • 8/19/2015 12:57:19 AM
  • Huge Schools Of Bait Fish Offer Great Fishing Opportunities On Roosevelt
  • The Bassmaster Elite anglers are fishing the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland where Rim Country Elite angler Clifford Pirch has a lot on the line. Clifford again made the day two cut and started out (Aug. 14) in 18th place. In addition, Clifford is in seventh ..
  • Payson Roundup
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  • 8/18/2015 6:59:24 PM
  • Even Lost Big Ones Couldn't Derail Martens
  • He led from wire to wire in Maryland en route to his fifth career tour-level triumph (he has four on the Elite Series and one on the FLW Tour). He also caught the biggest fish and heaviest bag of the event on day 4 after struggling for most of the morning.
  • BassFan
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  • 8/18/2015 4:47:34 AM
  • FISH STORIES: Don't forget to sign up for the John Alden Club tournament
  • PLYMOUTH - A couple of weeks ago, I went down to Russell/Sawmill ponds to fish. My fishing partner on this day was 8-year-old Daniel Caton, from Maryland. He and his grandmother, Nancy, were in Plymouth for a one-week vacation. Danny and Nancy have been ..
  • Wicked Local
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  • 8/17/2015 8:02:02 AM
  • FISH STORIES: Don't forget to sign up for the John Alden Club tournament
  • PLYMOUTH - A couple of weeks ago, I went down to Russell/Sawmill ponds to fish. My fishing partner on this day was 8-year-old Daniel Caton, from Maryland. He and his grandmother, Nancy, were in Plymouth for a one-week vacation. Danny and Nancy have been ..
  • Wicked Local Plymouth
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  • 8/16/2015 12:06:36 PM
  • Man catches record-setting snakehead fish
  • There's a new record-holder when it comes to catching the largest snakehead fish in Maryland. The Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that Todd Murphy caught a 17.47-pound snakehead fish in the Potomac River. The weight was certified and ..
  • Wbal TV 11
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  • 8/12/2015 8:39:35 PM
  • Fisherman catches state-record snakehead fish in Charles County
  • He said Wednesday it was “nothing out of the ordinary” for him. According to Kristen Peterson, senior manager of communications for the the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the fish Murphy caught weighed 17.47 pounds. Northern snakeheads are ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 8/12/2015 6:02:06 PM
  • Anglers asked to help track snakehead fish in Potomac, C&O Canal
  • Credible reports of snakehead sightings and results from a Maryland Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service survey indicate that the non-native snakehead species has spread into the C&O Canal and thereby the Upper Potomac River.
  • Morgan Messenger
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  • 8/12/2015 2:27:21 PM
  • Highly-Invasive Snakehead Fish Killed With Bow And Arrow In Charles Co.
  • CHARLES COUNTY, Md. (WJZ)–A record-setting, unwanted fish is captured in Maryland waters over the weekend. Angler Todd Murphy captured a Snakehead in Mattawoman Creek in Charles County. He killed the massive fish with a bow and arrow! It is the largest ...
  • CBS Baltimore
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  • 8/12/2015 12:04:11 PM
  • Ocean City Shark Fishing
  • This weekend, I am heading on over to Ocean City, Maryland, for Vacation. Of course, I want to try out shark fishing. Since I am aiming at getting a spiny dogfish with an AG Cardinal S, are their any tips on Ultralight surf fishing?
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/11/2015 11:54:02 PM
  • Fisherman catches state-record snakehead fish in Mattawoman
  • He said Wednesday it was “nothing out of the ordinary” for him. According to Kristen Peterson, senior manager of communications for the the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, the fish Murphy caught weighed 17.47 pounds. Northern snakeheads are ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 8/11/2015 11:54:02 PM
  • Potomac: Northern Snakehead Fish Found Above Great Falls
  • The C&O Canal National Historical Park, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service have recently discovered the non-native northern snakehead fish within the park’s canal system above Great Falls. After visitor reports .
  • Virginia Connection Newspapers
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  • 8/11/2015 7:36:21 PM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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Maryland Weather

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