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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

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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.

  • Fish Fries/Lenten Dinners: Week of Feb. 10
  • The dinner menu includes fish sandwich dinner, breaded fish on a dish, baked fish dinner, breaded shrimp dinner, Maryland crab cake dinner or homemade pierogie dinner, all served with roll/butter, coffee or tea, plus a choice of two sides, including French
  • The Almanac
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  • 2/9/2016 4:57:46 PM
  • Trout fishing options aplenty
  • That was my reaction to "The State of the Gunpowder River" presentation Jan. 20 by Mark Staley, Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Inland Fisheries Central Region Fisheries Manager. The Maryland Chapter of Trout Unlimited requested Staley's ...
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 2/8/2016 6:57:39 AM
  • Tochterman's Fishing Tackle celebrates its 100th birthday
  • "You walk in, stumble around and somebody says, 'Can I help you?'" he said. "My son and I wanted to go to western Maryland, wade in a stream and catch trout. They assembled our gear, told us where to go and even how to catch the fish. I can't think of any
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 2/6/2016 3:56:54 PM
  • Tyaskin man banned from commercial fishing in Maryland
  • A local waterman has been banned permanently from commercially fishing in Maryland waters after being convicted of multiple oyster poaching violations. Adam Rodney Antes, 33, of Tyaskin, was found guilty of taking oysters from protected waters over a two .
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 2/1/2016 9:39:16 PM
  • Fish Fries: Week of Jan. 27
  • The dinner menu includes fish sandwich dinner, breaded fish on a dish, baked fish dinner, breaded shrimp dinner, Maryland crab cake dinner or homemade pierogie dinner, all served with roll/butter, coffee or tea, plus a choice of two sides, including French
  • The Almanac
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  • 1/26/2016 5:07:13 PM
  • Winter Storm Leaves OC Fishing Pier Damaged
  • OCEAN CITY, Md. (WBOC/AP)- Parts of coastal Maryland are dealing with flooding following the winter storm that passed through the region. Ocean City Mayor Richard Meehan said the town's fishing pier’s easternmost section, which forms a T at the end of ...
  • WBOC
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  • 1/24/2016 7:15:27 AM
  • OUTDOORS: 'Rocktober' time for fishing action on Chesapeake Bay
  • That is especially so when booking prime dates for a fishing charter to target rockfish — the name given to striped bass in Maryland — in the fall on the Chesapeake Bay. While there is no bad time from March through December to target rocks ...
  • Republican And Herald
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  • 1/23/2016 11:58:47 PM
  • Fishing Forecast: Destinations offer quality small water fishing
  • Johnson's Pond (Salisbury): At 104 acres it is the largest impoundment on Maryland's Eastern Shore with a max depth of 11 feet. Christmas tree fish "attractors" are located between the old swimming beach and the point north of it. As a Special Bass ...
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 1/21/2016 7:54:48 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: Destinations offer quality small water fishing
  • Johnson's Pond (Salisbury): At 104 acres it is the largest impoundment on Maryland's Eastern Shore with a max depth of 11 feet. Christmas tree fish "attractors" are located between the old swimming beach and the point north of it. As a Special Bass ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 1/20/2016 10:50:46 PM
  • Forney Remains A Fixture For The Fish
  • In his 10 seasons as the Manager of the Fish the native of Annapolis, Maryland has compiled a record of 537-444 for a .547 winning percentage. “We are excited that Rick will continue to lead the Goldeyes into the future,” said Goldeyes’ general ...
  • AM 68 CJOB
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  • 1/20/2016 9:43:21 AM
  • Tilefish fishing restriction to take effect Jan. 11
  • In response, the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council asked member states to consider adopting limits that are similar to Virginia and Maryland’s state regulations. A federal emergency action requires commercial and party or charter vessels going out ..
  • Milford Beacon
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  • 1/11/2016 10:32:48 PM
  • First US clam fishery enters MSC assessment
  • Maryland. The processors supporting this assessment include Bumble Bee Seafoods; Sea Watch International Ltd; Lamonica Fine Foods; Atlantic Capes Fisheries Inc.; and Surfside Foods LLC. The assessment will be conducted by SCS Global Services and will take
  • World Fishing
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  • 1/5/2016 2:33:09 PM
  • BWW Cooks: Lox - It's What's For Breakfast (And So Is Other Fish!)
  • In other omelet news, in the area around Maryland, the home of the blue crab, crab omelets are a frequent sight on menus, as is Eggs Chesapeake, in which an Eggs Benedict has its Canadian bacon replaced with a crab cake. In New England, fish cakes ...
  • Broadway World
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  • 1/4/2016 1:37:05 PM
  • Learn about off-shore fishing
  • This expo is the largest fundraiser for Frederick County Chapter 22 of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association, or MSSA. The MSSA is an organization with close to 6,000 members statewide. Their primary focus is to protect the fisheries, oyster ...
  • Frederick News-Post
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  • 1/3/2016 12:59:29 AM
  • Aquaculture is farming and fishing – and that is a good thing
  • The Great Seal of the State of Maryland contains two figures symbolizing our beloved state’s founding and bountiful natural resources; the land and the waters. These two figures, a symbolic farmer and a fisherman, remain as relevant today in our state ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 12/25/2015 12:27:13 AM
  • Algae bloom to blame in Md.’s largest fish kill this year
  • Officials say a lethal type of algae toxin is to blame for the largest fish kill in Maryland this year. Maryland Department of the Environment investigators said Tuesday that up to 200,000 fish were found killed in the Upper Middle River and its ...
  • The Daily Record
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  • 12/9/2015 5:21:11 PM
  • Algae bloom to blame in state's largest fish kill this year
  • Officials say a lethal type of algae toxin is to blame for the largest fish kill in Maryland this year. Maryland Department of the Environment investigators said Tuesday that up to 200,000 fish were found killed in the Upper Middle River and its ...
  • Wbal TV 11
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  • 12/9/2015 3:05:11 PM
  • Algae bloom to blame in state’s largest fish kill this year
  • MIDDLE RIVER, Md. (AP) — Officials say a lethal type of algae toxin is to blame for the largest fish kill in Maryland this year. Maryland Department of the Environment investigators said Tuesday that up to 200,000 fish were found killed in the Upper ...
  • WTOP
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  • 12/9/2015 12:06:13 PM
  • Up to 200,000 fish in Middle River killed by algae bloom
  • Investigators with the Maryland Department of the Environment blamed the largest fish kill in the state this year on a lethal type of algae toxin, the agency said Tuesday. Up to 200,000 fish were killed in the Upper Middle River and its tributaries last ..
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 12/8/2015 11:41:46 PM
  • Middle River fish kill caused by toxins produced by algae
  • The November fish kill in Middle River in Baltimore County was caused by toxins produced by algae according to a Maryland Department of the Environment investigation. Laboratory testing confirmed the presence of toxins. An examination of fish tissue ...
  • ABC 2 News
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  • 12/8/2015 5:05:04 AM
  • Algae Bloom Found To Be The Cause Of Middle River Fish Kill
  • The department has found no evidence of any chemical pollution as a cause of the fish kill. “The Maryland Department of the Environment has aggressively investigated all aspects of this fish kill, following the science every step of the way,” said ...
  • CBS Baltimore
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  • 12/7/2015 4:01:50 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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