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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.


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.

  • Cold weather trout fishing
  • Late fall and winter trout fishing is usually demanding but can be rewarding. Personally, I’ve taken some of my biggest Maryland trout this time of year. By mid-October most of the put-and take waters have been pretty thoroughly picked over. So the best ..
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 11/19/2017 5:20:00 AM
  • New Maryland State Record Sheepshead
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a teenager from Carroll County set a new state fishing record in the Atlantic Division for sheepshead. Sykesville resident Robert Martin, 17, caught an 18-pound sheepshead Sept. 22 off the coast of
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  • 9/28/2017 6:20:00 AM
  • Charlestown may lose free fishing area designation
  • Fishing without a license has been allowed at the wharf for the last five to 10 years, but the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Sport Fishing Advisory Committee recommended in July that the designation be removed because non-town residents must ...
  • The Cecil Whig
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  • 9/19/2017 9:56:00 PM
  • Dorchester fishing tournament registration deadline is Sept. 21
  • CAMBRIDGE — The Clint Waters Memorial Fishing Tournament, hosted by the Maryland Saltwater Sport Fisherman's Association Dorchester fishing club, Chapter 11, is set for Saturday, Sept. 30. Fishing begins at 5 a.m., and includes locations on the ...
  • The Star Democrat and you
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  • 9/19/2017 3:38:00 PM
  • Voltaggio brothers plan fish sandwich restaurant in Los Angeles area
  • First, they brought steak to Maryland. For their next act, the Voltaggio brothers will bring fish sandwiches to California. Michael and Bryan Voltaggio, Maryland natives and "Top Chef" alums, will open STRFSH, a fast-casual, made-to-order fish sandwich ...
  • The Business Journal
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  • 9/15/2017 1:54:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: It's transition time for fishing
  • Captain Adam said there would be a joint meeting of the Mid Atlantic Fisheries Management Council and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission December 14 and 15 in Annapolis, Maryland. He said that a large contingent of New Jersey anglers could ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 9/14/2017 11:15:00 PM
  • Tangier, the Disappearing Island
  • This problem led to restrictions by Maryland and Virginia on commercial fishing in 2008, in the hopes of giving the environment time to recover and be able to support fisheries and aquatic life as it once had. Loss of seagrass also contributes to erosion.
  • Northern Neck News
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  • 9/13/2017 12:35:00 PM
  • NHF Day Event in Maryland
  • Anglers, conservationists, hunters and others interested in the great outdoors are invited to take part in the 11th annual National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration Sept. 23, 2017. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Izaak Walton League of
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  • 9/13/2017 6:13:00 AM
  • A few fishing tips ahead of eclipse
  • Add the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association’s single day, striper-only event to that list. Dubbed the “1st Annual Summer Classic,” it is part of the group’s yearlong Tournament Series, and is schedule for Saturday, Aug. 26, with a rain date ...
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 9/11/2017 10:44:00 AM
  • Dorchester MSSA chapter hosts kids fishing derby
  • The derby was organized by the Dorchester chapter of Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association in conjunction with the city of Cambridge, ES Hubbert Hardware, R&D Boat Supply, Island Tackle Outfitters and Danny’s Seafood. The anglers included children ..
  • My Eastern Shore MD
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  • 9/7/2017 2:35:00 PM
  • Maryland: Fish to Food Banks
  • Photo of Angel Food Bank Manager Mary Proctor and Victoria Proctor In catch-and-release fishing tournaments across Maryland, professional and amateur anglers routinely compete for a chance to catch record setting trophy fish. Fish caught during these ...
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  • 9/7/2017 7:08:00 AM
  • 70-Year-Old Man Killed, Wife Injured After Falling Off Fishing Boat
  • According to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, it was about 3 p.m. when 70-year-old Richard Lark and 64-year-old Alice Lark noticed their fishing rods were about to slide overboard. As they reached to grab them, the Larks fell into the water.
  • CBS Baltimore
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  • 8/31/2017 6:52:00 PM
  • Deal Island (MD) Angler Catches Record Sheepshead
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has confirmed a Deal Island resident has set a new state fishing record in the Chesapeake Division for sheepshead. Dave Alveberg caught the 13.73-pound record breaking fish Aug. 17, in roughly 4 feet of water ..
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  • 8/31/2017 6:16:00 AM
  • State Record Sheepshead Was ‘Amazing,’ Angler Says
  • The state record sheepshead caught by a Maryland angler earlier this month beat the previous record set last year. A Maryland angler who was fishing for white perch and rockfish off South Marsh Island turned in a state-record catch in another catergory ...
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  • 8/30/2017 2:16:00 PM
  • Fishing pic 1
  • In June and July, the Southern Maryland chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association supported the Greenwell Foundation’s three, week-long fishing camps by providing instructors to teach children 7 to 12 how to fish.
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  • 8/30/2017 3:08:00 AM
  • A summer of service for Southern Maryland fishing chapter
  • A local fishing organization has been busy this summer providing Southern Maryland with a variety of community services. First, in June and July, the Southern Maryland chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association supported the Greenwell ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 8/30/2017 3:04:00 AM
  • If you fly fish, you owe Joe Brooks
  • He was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1901 and died while fly fishing in Montana in 1972. He wrote for the leading fishing and outdoor magazines of the day and was the outdoor editor for The Baltimore Sun. He also wrote ten books about fly fishing ...
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  • 8/29/2017 12:28:00 PM
  • Two big blue marlin caught in MidAtlantic
  • Lauderdale, Florida, which was captained by Walter Harmstead. The blue marlin, caught by Hesse, was weighed in Ocean City, Maryland. A good day of fishing saw 121 boats head offshore in calm seas. A blue marlin weighing 677 pounds and measuring 120 5/8 ...
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 8/25/2017 3:33:00 AM
  • VIDEO: It’s Not the Best Idea to Go Fishing in a Tornado
  • Words to live by: Do NOT go fishing in a tornado. Filmed in Loch Raven Reservoir in Baltimore County, Maryland, earlier this month, this video shows what can happen if you go fishing in a tornado. As you just saw, the fishing was about the same before and
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  • 8/23/2017 6:57:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Ocean Explorer boats 20 fluke over 5 pounds
  • Everyone fished the first day of the MidAtlantic Tournament out of Cape May plus Ocean City, Maryland. The scales had just opened when this was written, but I'll be doing another blog later tonight with all of the first day results.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 8/21/2017 8:43:00 PM
  • A few fishing tips ahead of eclipse
  • Add the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association’s single day, striper-only event to that list. Dubbed the “1st Annual Summer Classic,” it is part of the group’s yearlong Tournament Series, and is schedule for Saturday, Aug. 26, with a rain date ...
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  • 8/19/2017 8:36:00 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: The big one got away -- again!
  • Each such battle becomes a memory for a lifetime. The Mid Atlantic is the next big money offshore fishing tournament coming up from Aug. 20 to 25 at Cape May plus the satellite port in Ocean City, Maryland. A purse of over $3 million is expected.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 8/17/2017 10:31:00 PM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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