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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

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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.

  • On a rainy day, Saltwater Fishing Expo lures a crowd
  • The event was hosted by the Frederick chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association, or MSSA. Though the expo included some vendors selling freshwater fishing supplies, it was primarily geared toward fans of offshore angling, especially in the
  • Frederick News-Post
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  • 1/15/2017 3:20:00 AM
  • Maryland Mulls Cownose Ray Bowfishing Limits
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources still wants to hear from the public on how it should manage cownose rays, a migratory species that bowhunters enjoy killing for sport and conservationists wish to save because of their beauty and importance to .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/4/2017 8:08:00 AM
  • Multi Boat Trip Bass Fishing Out On 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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  • 1/3/2017 8:52:00 PM
  • 10,000 Fish Die in Gunpowder, Bird Rivers in Maryland
  • Thousands of fish have died in recent days in the Gunpowder and Bird rivers in eastern Baltimore County, and officials believe a toxic algae bloom is to blame. Maryland Department of the Environment investigators believe a toxic algae known as Karlodinium
  • earthfirstjournal.org
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  • 12/30/2016 1:52:46 PM
  • The floating dead: Massive fish kill in Baltimore rivers
  • Thousands of fish from several different species have died in a massive fish kill in two rivers in the US state of Maryland, with officials saying the aquatic environment was robbed of oxygen by toxic algal bloom. Maryland Department of the Environment ...
  • RT
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  • 12/29/2016 2:36:54 PM
  • Fish Kill Claims 10,000 in Baltimore County Rivers
  • Maryland Department of Environment investigators believe algae was the cause of the fish kill. The fish died of a toxin released by the algae. But it’s still unusual, as fish kills are more common in the summer months. The Baltimore Sun reports a ...
  • baltimorefishbowl.com
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  • 12/29/2016 3:45:30 AM
  • 10,000 fish in two Maryland rivers have died in recent days
  • Thousands of fish have died in recent days in the Gunpowder and Bird rivers in eastern Baltimore County, and officials believe a toxic algae bloom is to blame. Maryland Department of the Environment investigators believe a toxic algae known as Karlodinium
  • Phys
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  • 12/28/2016 10:44:51 PM
  • 10,000 fish die in Gunpowder, Bird rivers
  • Maryland Department of the Environment investigators believe a toxic algae known as Karlodinium venifecum has killed about 10,000 yellow perch, largemouth bass, bluegill sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, black crappie, gizzard shad, spottail shiner and .
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 12/28/2016 5:08:24 PM
  • State investigating 6,000 dead fish in east Baltimore County waterways
  • About 6,000 fish were found to have died in eastern Baltimore County waterways, according to a Maryland Department of the Environment investigation. Preliminary results point to algae-created toxins as the likely cause of the fish kill, which was ...
  • endtimeheadlines.org
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  • 12/28/2016 3:53:50 AM
  • Dead Fish Washing On Shore Puzzles County Residents
  • “Something is killing them, they’re washing them up, they’re coming up here just like starving for oxygen and turning over and just rolling over and dying,” said Chuck Adams from Chase, Maryland. Adams first noticed the fish kill on Christmas Day.
  • CBS Baltimore
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  • 12/27/2016 10:38:52 PM
  • 6,000 dead fish found in rivers of Baltimore County, Maryland
  • Discover our new magazine State of Globe Monthly. In this first edition we focus on the end of globalization. A topic we believe will mark 2016 more than anything. We also see a new global financial system coming, and we truly believe the worldafter some .
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  • 12/27/2016 11:54:38 AM
  • 6,000 dead fish in Baltimore County waterways under investigation
  • MIDDLE RIVER, Md. - An estimated 6,000 fish have died in waterways in eastern Baltimore County, according to the Maryland Department of the Environment. Investigators took notice last week after the dead fish were spotted in area waterways, including the .
  • ABC 2 News
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  • 12/27/2016 5:42:24 AM
  • Army Corps Resumes Oyster Restoration in Tred Avon River Sanctuary
  • So far, the restoration team comprised of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Oyster Recovery Partnership (ORP), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and University of Maryland Center for .
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 12/15/2016 8:15:37 PM
  • Fishing Forecast: Wave of cold air likely to impact the bite
  • But even that's slowing. Note the tidal Potomac River recreational striped bass fishery closes on Dec. 31; your Maryland Bay tidal fishing license is valid via reciprocity with the Potomac River Fisheries Commission. In the freshwater, you can try for ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 12/15/2016 3:26:18 AM
  • Md. proposes fishing regulation changes
  • ANNAPOLIS — The Fisheries Service of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has proposed the following regulation changes. • Increase the trout possession limit to twice the daily creel limit which will allow someone who may be on a multi-day ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 12/13/2016 9:26:35 AM
  • Maryland: Anderson Named Assistant Sect. for Aquatic Resources
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced the appointment of William C. Anderson as assistant secretary for aquatic resources. In this capacity, Anderson will oversee the units responsible for boating, fishing and water quality ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/8/2016 10:15:28 AM
  • William Anderson Named Assistant Secretary for Aquatic Resources
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources today announced the appointment of William C.Anderson as assistant secretary for aquatic resources.In this capacity, Anderson will oversee the units responsible for boating, fishing and water quality monitoring
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  • 12/7/2016 6:01:57 PM
  • Fly Fishing Books, part 3
  • It is, after all, in a book. Guide Guide To Maryland Trout Fishing: The Catch-and-Release Streams Maryland is a fascinating state for fishing. The urban east is absolutely nothing like the rugged west. But if you live on the east coast and have never taken
  • castingacross.com
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  • 12/7/2016 3:10:09 PM
  • Case of the $2.8M fishing payout set for trial next year
  • TRENTON -- The battle over a potential $2.8 million payout in fishing tournament money which three New Jerseyans could share is scheduled to go to trial in May in federal court in Maryland, court documents show. A federal judge in Baltimore issued a ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 12/5/2016 3:19:41 PM
  • Md. provides access for trout fishing
  • ANNAPOLIS - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources recently acquired 6.5 acres along Beaver Creek in Washington County to provide public access for trout fishing. Beaver Creek is a tributary of Antietam Creek. “This acquisition will provide anglers .
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 12/5/2016 10:40:30 AM
  • Tournament teams score sailfish on Fish Heads' first day
  • Fawcett is fishing with Martha D owner Ryan Dayton of Wellington and Maryland, angler Dan Hall, and mates Kyle Francis and Matt Coppelletta. Last week, Fawcett led Martha D to a runner-up finish in the Palm Beach Sailfish Classic with 14 sailfish releases
  • TCPalm
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  • 11/29/2016 7:58:48 PM
  • 7 dead, 1 missing as waves hit New Zealand fishing boat
  • Two men are dead, a third is missing and a fourth is recovering in a Maryland hospital after their fishing boat capsized Saturday evening on the Potomac River, Maryland natural resources officials said Sunday. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Seven people ..
  • onenewspage.com
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  • 11/27/2016 1:17:20 AM
  • Tilapia: Inexpensive ‘trash’ fish may be healthier than you think
  • “Tilapia is a lean source of protein, but compared to other fish, it has more omega-6 fatty acids versus omega-3 fatty acids,” said Angela Ginn-Meadow, senior educator at the University of Maryland’s Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology, and a ...
  • La Grande Observer
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  • 11/25/2016 10:45:12 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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Maryland Weather

North Ocean City, MD (21842)

Updated on 04:51 AM

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37°F 

Feels like: 37°F

Wind:140° 2 Kt
Humidity:100% 
Dew Point:37°F
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