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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

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.

  • Fishing Forecast: Incidental or not, black drum quite catch
  • Last week I was giving a talk to the Annapolis Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen's Association chapter that I loosely billed "Other Summer Options." Meaning, there's other fish to catch aside from rockfish. But since the striper bite continues to range fro
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  • 6/22/2016 9:21:11 PM
  • Yamaha Marine Group Reveals 2017 Outboard Engines
  • Yamaha Marine Group invited the fishing and boating media to Baltimore, Maryland, in mid-June to test-drive the company’s latest in outboard power — the upgraded 350c V-8 four-stroke, and the new mechanically controlled F225XB and F250XB V-6 outboards.
  • Sport Fishing
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  • 6/22/2016 5:39:17 PM
  • Red Point was once a booming commercial fishing hub
  • The fishing shore is now inhabited by many people living on their small parcels of land where once there was a booming commercial enterprise. Meanwhile, the shad was so over-exploited that in 1980 the State of Maryland banned the fishing of American shad.
  • The Cecil Whig
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  • 6/18/2016 3:53:40 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: Crab numbers, size picking up in rivers, creeks
  • Open to the public meeting starts at 7:15 p.m. Visit capca.net. July 25-29: Southern Maryland Greenwell Fishing Camp. Kids 7-12. Costs $240. Contact Phil Zalesak at 240-538-3826 or greenwellfoundation.org. July 27: 91st annual Chincoteague Island Pony Swim
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  • 6/14/2016 11:53:50 PM
  • No 'Bait-to-Plate' leaves big gaps for fish fraud
  • "We must end the practice of dangerous and deceptive labeling of imported crab meat that jeopardizes the livelihoods of Maryland's watermen." Gavin Gibbons, a spokesman for the National Fisheries Institute, said the administration should focus on enforcing
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 6/11/2016 5:45:10 PM
  • Youth fishing derby this weekend in Sykesville
  • Carroll County Rec & Parks was tickled to death," said Bill Montgomery. Montgomery, a member of CCA Maryland, is this year's Youth Derby Coordinator and owner of BKD Lures. "One of the thing's that's important to our company is promoting youth fishing.
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  • 6/9/2016 6:23:20 PM
  • Fishing Forecast: Davidsonville resident wins light tackle event
  • June 10-12: Maryland Watermen's Association 21st annual Pro-Am Rockfish Tournament, Rock Hall. Register at 410-216-6610 or marylandwatermen.com. June 11: Maryland "Free Fishing Day." No license required, all creel and size limits, as well as other ...
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  • 6/9/2016 1:34:01 AM
  • Former Drunken Fish manager charged with stealing $8,000
  • MARYLAND HEIGHTS • A St. Peters man was charged last week for stealing more than $8,000 in cash from his employer, the St. Louis-based restaurant Drunken Fish. Charging documents allege that Michael J. Jackson, 38, was a manager at Drunken Fish ...
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  • 6/7/2016 9:50:18 AM
  • Bass fishing on the Susquehanna River is unique
  • The Susquehanna, from the Sunbury fiber dam to the Maryland state line, is closed to bass fishing of any kind from May 1-June 17. The moratorium, even for catch-and-release angling, has changed the landscape of the fishery. It all but eliminates smallmouth
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 6/5/2016 4:09:05 AM
  • A good day for fishing on the banks of the Choptank
  • Saturday was the first free fishing day of the year in Maryland when no license or trout stamp is required. The other days are June 11 and July 4. Anglers under the age of 16 don’t need a license on any day. Next Saturday, June 11, Eastern Neck National ..
  • The Star Democrat and you
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  • 6/4/2016 5:10:31 PM
  • Take a Kid fishing free weekend approaching
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has declared June 4, June 11 and July 4 to be Fish-For-Free Days. "It seems like once you get a kid outside, whether it's actual fishing or playing with worms or throwing rocks". Also, no vehicle access pass or
  • THE PREFACE
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  • 6/4/2016 3:30:18 PM
  • First Of Three Free Fishing Days Is Saturday
  • Tomorrow is the first in a trio of free fishing days in Maryland this year. No license or trout stamp is required to recreationally fish in state waters on these days, but anglers do have to abide by state regulations when it comes to size and possession .
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  • 6/3/2016 3:24:20 PM
  • Fish for free in Maryland
  • CUMBERLAND — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has declared June 4, June 11 and July 4 to be Fish-For-Free Days. Anybody can angle in the state's waters on those days without the need to have a fishing license. Many states offer free fishing ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 6/3/2016 9:26:25 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: Reports good for start of sea bass season
  • Conventional wisdom — aided by reports I've received from captains in Virginia — suggests specks survived the mild winter, meaning we may see a decent year in Maryland waters for these fun drum. Bluefish have arrived in Chesapeake waters, and decent ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 6/1/2016 10:57:40 PM
  • Blackwater NWR plans youth fishing event
  • CAMBRIDGE — In partnership with the Friends of Blackwater and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge will hold its 14th annual Youth Fishing Fun Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 4. This family-friendly ...
  • My Eastern Shore MD
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  • 6/1/2016 12:27:45 PM
  • Biggest Snakehead Fish Ever Caught in Maryland
  • WASHINGTON — A Maryland man has caught a record-breaking snakehead fish in the Potomac River. Maryland Department of Natural Resources Communication Director Steven Schatz says that on May 20, Emory Baldwin was finishing a fishing trip on the Maryland ...
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  • 5/28/2016 8:57:44 AM
  • Md. fisherman catches record size fish
  • The difference is, this one is record breaking. A Maryland fisherman caught an 18.4 pound Northern Snakehead fish on the Potomac River. Dutch Baldwin is a bow hunter on the Potomac River in Charles County. He has been fishing all of his life, but this ...
  • WUSA 9
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  • 5/28/2016 3:28:28 AM
  • Maryland announces three free fishing days
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced free fishing days for this year. Those dates are June 4, 11 and July 4. That means you don't need a license or trout stamp to fish recreationally in the state's waters. It's a great way to introduce a
  • ABC 2 News
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  • 5/26/2016 9:46:03 PM
  • BIG CATCH: Md. man sets state record for largest snakehead fish catch
  • MARBURY, Md. - A Maryland man bow-hunting fish out in the Potomac River has set a new state record for biggest catch of a snakehead fish. Emory “Dutch” Baldwin III was out on his boat with his bow-hunting partner Franklin Shotwell on May 20 when they ...
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  • 5/26/2016 8:48:47 PM
  • Maryland Man Loses Fishing Reels Shipping Personal Belongings to Florida
  • A Maryland man shipped his clothing and fishing reels to Florida for the winter, but when he picked them up, the reels were gone. When Paul McAllister and his wife planned to spend the winter months in Florida, the Silver Spring man decided to ship some of
  • NBC Washington 4
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  • 5/26/2016 12:53:21 AM
  • Winning the big prize in fishing
  • The Championship on the Chesapeake is an annual event held by the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association. It lures in anglers from all over Maryland’s Eastern and Western shores to compete for a chance at cash and prizes totaling more than $200,000.
  • SoMd News
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  • 5/24/2016 11:28:38 PM
  • Today's Sportsman: Hooked on fishing
  • Other sponsors include Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Albert Powell State Fish Hatchery, Walmart, Camp Airy, Custom Imprints and the volunteers from the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick and BB&T Bank. The event concluded with a big ...
  • Frederick News-Post
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  • 5/21/2016 10:53:25 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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Maryland Weather

Hagerstown, MD (21740)

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