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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.

  • Outdoors: Fish tales take back seat during Warriors event
  • Neither a slow rockfish bite nor grumpy seas could dampen the enthusiasm of fishermen taking part in last Sunday's seventh annual "Rock On Warriors" event, hosted by the Maryland Saltwater Sportsfishermen's Association's Annapolis Chapter. I was on board .
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 5/4/2016 10:12:08 PM
  • Outdoors: Fish tales take back seat during Warriors event
  • Earleigh Heights VFC, 161 Ritchie Highway (Rt.2) Severna Park at 7:30 p.m. Visit pasadenasportfishing.com May 9-13: Maryland Safe Boating Course, West Annapolis Fire Hall, 121 Jennifer Road. Annapolis at 7-10 p.m. Presented by US Coast Guard Auxiliary ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 5/4/2016 9:00:33 PM
  • 50-year pact gives migratory fish a boost in passage through Conowingo Dam
  • In an agreement with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, ­Chicago-based Exelon Corp. agreed to do more to help shad and river herring migrate over the dam straddling the river between Harford and Cecil counties in Maryland. The company will increase the ..
  • Washington Post
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  • 4/30/2016 6:49:18 PM
  • There's always a time and a place to fish
  • Fishing several spots along Piscataway Creek near my motel in Clinton, Maryland, I landed numerous green sunfish and bluegill, but I had those at home, so I decided to try for some new species. Piscataway Creek wasn’t far from the mighty Potomac River ...
  • Herald and News
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  • 4/29/2016 7:16:07 AM
  • Water temperatures, fishing have been heating up
  • Both water temperatures and fishing have been heating up since last week. The fish are biting aplenty all across Southern Maryland and the rest of our beautiful state. The only thing more exciting, maybe, is the 2016 presidential election. The spring ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 4/28/2016 11:23:41 PM
  • New agreement in place to try to resurrect fish species in Susquehanna
  • Exelon is trying to get an extension of its federal license to operate the dam in Maryland. However, Trininewski, speaking on WITF's Smart Talk, says about 20 percent of adult fish don't survive the trip back downriver and out to the Chesapeake Bay.
  • WITF
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  • 4/28/2016 5:47:14 PM
  • Local man guilty of illegally dumping fish and geese
  • La Plata, MD - A Charles County man was fined $1,000 and sentenced to two years of probation Wednesday, April 20 after he was found guilty of illegally dumping fish and geese, Maryland Natural Resources Police reported. Reid Nathaniel Franklin, 22 of ...
  • Bay Net
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  • 4/27/2016 2:06:31 PM
  • Fishing Forecast: Rockfish scattered during spring run
  • 2) Severna Park at 7:30 p.m. Visit pasadenasportfishing.com May 9-13: Maryland Safe Boating Course, West Annapolis Fire Hall, 121 Jennifer Rd. Annapolis at 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Presented by US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla. Costs $20. Register at 443-253-5740 .
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 4/26/2016 11:54:41 PM
  • Fishing Forecast: Rockfish scattered during spring run
  • 2) Severna Park at 7:30 p.m. Visit pasadenasportfishing.com May 9-13: Maryland Safe Boating Course, West Annapolis Fire Hall, 121 Jennifer Rd. Annapolis at 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Presented by US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla. Costs $20. Register at 443-253-5740 .
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 4/26/2016 11:54:41 PM
  • Charles County Man Convicted of Illegally Dumping Fish and Geese
  • A Charles County man was Convicted with illegally dumping fish and geese last week in separate cases brought by the Maryland Natural Resources Police. Reid Nathaniel Franklin, 22, of Benedict, was fined $1,000 and sentenced to two year’s probation ...
  • Southern Maryland News Net
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  • 4/26/2016 7:29:50 PM
  • Critigen Develops Web-Based Tool for Complex Fish Habitat Modeling
  • “I'm really excited that it’s a web-based tool, I think that’s going to make it a lot more accessible to agency folks as well as consultants and contractors,” said Julie Devers, a USFWS fisheries biologist from the Maryland Fisheries Resource Office.
  • Directions Magazine
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  • 4/26/2016 2:50:39 PM
  • Exelon, government working to restore fish to Susquehanna
  • Exelon said it will improve fish passage facilities at Maryland's Conowingo Dam and transport up to 100,000 American shad and 100,000 river herring annually to their spawning grounds above all four river dams. The move is "a significant step toward the ...
  • Central Penn Business Journal
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  • 4/26/2016 8:59:54 AM
  • Fish Tales unveils new play area for 2016
  • Fish Tales is unveiling it's new play area for 2016 at noon on Saturday, April 16. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/videos/news/local/maryland/2016/04/16/83118416/
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 4/16/2016 1:22:18 PM
  • Fish Tales opens improved playground for 2016
  • Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/picture-gallery/news/local/maryland/2016/04/15/fish-tales-opens-improved-playground-for-2016/83083874/
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 4/14/2016 11:54:36 PM
  • Rock Fish/Striped Bass Season Opens this Weekend on the Chesapeake Bay
  • The spring season for the state fish, striped bass, kicks off on April 16 in Maryland’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay. Spring recreational fishing opportunities for striped bass, locally known as rockfish, will run from April 16 through May 15 ...
  • Southern Maryland News Net
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  • 4/14/2016 1:38:59 PM
  • Making Fish Farming More Sustainable
  • Scientists at the University of Maryland Department of Marine Biotechnology developed a recirculation system that facilitates predictable reproduction in farmed fish, one of the main challenges of aquaculture. The system recycles 99 percent of its water ..
  • blogs.ei.columbia.edu
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  • 4/14/2016 3:30:32 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: Ripe conditions bring excitement for opening day
  • You can only fish the bay's main stem as well as Tangier Sound and Pocomoke sounds. Boundaries are: Chesapeake Bay from Brewerton Channel to the Maryland-Virginia Line. All other bays, creeks and rivers are off limits. For complete rules, visit DNR online
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 4/12/2016 11:56:58 PM
  • Tenkara, a Japanese fly fishing tradition, in York
  • Keeping it simple This simplicity is what makes tenkara easy for new anglers to pick up, said Rob Lepczyk head guide with Great Feathers Fly Shop in Sparks, Maryland. Some fly-fishing beginners have trouble with line management. Tenkara rods eliminate this
  • Courier-Express
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  • 4/9/2016 3:00:40 AM
  • Tenkara, a Japanese fly fishing tradition, in York
  • Keeping it simple This simplicity is what makes tenkara easy for new anglers to pick up, said Rob Lepczyk head guide with Great Feathers Fly Shop in Sparks, Maryland. Some fly-fishing beginners have trouble with line management. Tenkara rods eliminate this
  • Cubbies Crib
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  • 4/9/2016 3:00:40 AM
  • Reel Report: Fish are active despite the weather
  • Shad, perch, bass, bluegill, crappie, snakehead, catfish and stripers are plentiful this time of year. Southern Maryland lakes and ponds — The final trout stocking will take place next week for all locations in Calvert County (Calvert Cliffs Pond is ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 4/7/2016 11:27:07 PM
  • What it's like fishing with 'River Monsters' host Jeremy Wade
  • The Chesapeake Bay is quiet in early April. The weather is still chilly for boating, and on a weekday morning at Herrington Harbor in Tracys Landing, Maryland, there is barely a soul to disturb the morning fog. I’m here for a fishing expedition with ...
  • USA Today Sports For The Win
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  • 4/7/2016 2:20:06 AM
  • A Nice Gesture
  • Recent news took the bass tournament industry by storm, as the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) enacted rules governing tournaments on the state’s most heavily used fisheries, the Potomac River and Upper Chesapeake Bay. Anglers across the ..
  • BassFan
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  • 3/31/2016 4:01:27 AM
  • Fish Taco Now Open in Bethesda
  • An employee confirmed to Eater the new storefront is now open in Wildwood Shopping Center at 10323 Old Georgetown Rd. The menu seems similar to the chain's other location in Maryland. Besides fish tacos, also on offer are rice bowls, burritos, and salads.
  • Eater DC
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  • 3/30/2016 3:26:51 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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