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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.

  • September is great for bass fishing | Jim Bolton's Outdoors Column
  • Their next tournament will be held at North East Maryland on Oct. 8. And don't forget folks — September is one of the best month of the year for bass fishing. Down at the Shore Along the coast, the good news is that schools of baitfish are moving down ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 9/23/2016 8:53:48 AM
  • 5 Ways To Take Care Of Your Favorite Fishing Hole
  • Size and bag limits are determined by science and math. David Blazer, Maryland Fisheries Service Director, explains: “Scientists and fishery managers work closely with federal and state agencies to determine sustainable levels of harvest and fishing ...
  • www.rapidmedia.com
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  • 9/22/2016 12:44:03 PM
  • Natural Resources Police Charge Poachers, Arrest Impaired Boater
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police officers handled striped bass poaching violations, arrested a man for indecent exposure and charged a boater with impaired operation in some recent cases. A Virginia man and woman were charged Tuesday with illegal fishing
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 9/21/2016 11:50:58 PM
  • Cobia fishing has been exceptional
  • While perhaps a lemonfish that far up the bay is a bit unusual this time of year, overall cobia fishing this summer has been nothing short of exceptional in Maryland's lower Chesapeake. Up the bay at Fishbones in Pasadena, owner Bud Heim says the ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 9/21/2016 8:37:41 PM
  • Angling Notes: Fly fishing with Martin O’Malley on Lough Mask
  • The 15th Vintner’s National Fly Fishing Championships on Lough Mask last week was delighted to welcome former governor of Maryland and United States presidential candidate Martin O’Malley. As a descendant of the O’Malleys from Maam, Co Galway ...
  • The Irish Times
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  • 9/18/2016 11:04:25 PM
  • Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fall Fishing
  • If you’re looking for those tasty stripers, head for the Chesapeake Bay and Fish Fear Us charters at Rock Hall, Maryland. Or just pull up a beach chair and cast the Cape. “Jay Lloyd’s Getaway” Main Page
  • CBS Philly
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  • 9/15/2016 3:12:32 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: Red drum doesn't give up without a fight
  • But there's a lot of bait around so it should make for an interesting fall, says Maryland DNR fisheries biologist Steven Doctor and few others I checked with. They expect the marlin fishing to explode any time now through the end of the month. Also ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 9/13/2016 11:53:17 PM
  • Maryland: Largemouth Bass Reef Project Seeks Volunteers
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and National Harbor have formed a taskforce to construct and place 80 small concrete reef balls in Smoots Bay in the Potomac River to help improve the fishery. "The submerged grasses .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/13/2016 4:55:07 AM
  • What’s the best eatin’ fish in Southern Maryland?
  • What’s the best eatin’ fish in Southern Maryland? Ask around and most locals will tell you rockfish is tops on their list. But a seasoned fisherman might put red drum in the number one position when it comes to a tasty fish dinner. Even though it’s a ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 9/8/2016 11:23:26 PM
  • Largemouth Bass Reef Project Seeks Volunteers
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake Bay Foundation and National Harbor have formed a taskforce to construct and place 80 small concrete reef balls in Smoots Bay in the Potomac River to help improve the fishery. “The submerged ...
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 9/8/2016 5:32:40 PM
  • The Fishing Line Sept. 7
  • The heaviest dolphin was 53 pounds and won by Fishing for Maryland of Dayton, Md. and was worth $26,226, while the heaviest wahoo at 75 pounds went to Edward Bondarchuk of Lighthouse Point, Fla. and garnered $69,442.
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 9/7/2016 1:27:29 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: North of Magothy is best bet for rockfish
  • Organizers expect more than 100 men and women to take part in their event that benefits the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic and the Coastal Conservation Association Maryland. In addition to the fishing competition, in which yak fishermen will target rockfish ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 9/6/2016 11:54:26 PM
  • Maryland DNR to Host National Hunting & Fishing Day Events Sept. 24
  • Anglers, conservationists, hunters and others interested in the great outdoors are invited to take part in the 10 th annual National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration, hosted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. This free, family friendly ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 9/6/2016 8:09:32 AM
  • Maryland to Host National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • Anglers, conservationists, hunters and others interested in the great outdoors are invited to take part in the 10 th annual National Hunting and Fishing Day celebration, hosted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. This free, family friendly ...
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 8/31/2016 11:47:14 PM
  • The Atlantic Sturgeon Could be the Poster Fish for Chesapeake Bay Health
  • On Thursday's Morning Edition, Tab O'Neal spoke with Doug Myers, the Maryland Senior Scientist at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, about an upcoming critical habitat designation from NOAA Fisheries for the sturgeon. Listen Listening... 4:15 Tab O'Neal talks
  • WVTF Public Radio
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  • 8/31/2016 10:04:02 AM
  • MidAtlantic Tournament Awards Nearly $3.16 M
  • In true MidAtlantic tournament style the Silver Anniversary edition of sportfishing's "Main Event" came to a close on Friday evening with lavish award ceremonies held at Canyon Club Resort Marina in Cape May and Sunset Marina in Ocean City, Maryland.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/29/2016 9:37:46 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing:MidAtlantic final results
  • In true MidAtlantic tournament style the Silver Anniversary edition of sportfishing's "Main Event" came to a close on Friday evening with lavish award ceremonies held at Canyon Club Resort Marina in Cape May and Sunset Marina in Ocean City, Maryland.
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 8/27/2016 12:31:56 PM
  • $3.16 million MidAtlantic fishing tourney sets records
  • The 25th annual MidAtlantic tournament concluded Friday and 840 white and blue marlin were caught off Cape May and Ocean City, Maryland, during the five-day event, breaking the 2014 record of 636. More than 93 percent of the billfish were released.
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 8/26/2016 11:53:10 PM
  • BoatUS Removes Fishing Net Days Before Sea Turtle Release
  • On June 15, on waters as smooth as glass offshore of Ocean City, Maryland, a project led by the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water removed a large commercial fishing net entangled on an artificial reef. Nearby just one day later – and b .
  • bestofboating.com
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  • 8/24/2016 3:41:37 PM
  • Three lead changes on second day of Mid-Atlantic fishing tournament
  • Fifty-one boats in Cape May and 37 in Ocean City, Maryland, competed on the second day of the 25th annual Mid-Atlantic big-game fishing tournament Tuesday. In Cape May, Stan Hitchner, of Barnegat Light, weighed a 230-pound big eye tuna to lead the category
  • Press of Atlantic City
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  • 8/23/2016 7:53:20 PM
  • Boat Explosion and Fire Leaves 6 Maryland Boaters Dazed
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police officers investigated a boat explosion and a jet ski accident, arrested a motorist carrying drugs and loaded guns, and charged an unlicensed fishing guide in recent cases. The investigation continues into a boat explosion
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/22/2016 6:04:10 AM
  • Ocean City kills shark fishing amid safety concerns
  • "Maryland does not have that regulation. Some anglers were coming down from Delaware and fishing on the Maryland side because they can do what they want." The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has been working for some time to push legislation ...
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 8/22/2016 5:57:00 AM
  • Ocean City tries to stop beach fishing for big sharks
  • land-based shark fishermen by restricting required methods of bait delivery Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2016/08/22/ocean-city-kills-shark-fishing/88973438/
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 8/22/2016 5:57:00 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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