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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

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Maryland?
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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.

  • Why are so many fish in the Chesapeake Bay suddenly intersex?
  • Maryland Senators Benjamin L. Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced today that the University of Maryland would receive a $238,055 federal grant to study why so many intersex fish have been found in the Chesapeake Bay region. The grant was awarded by the .
  • Science Recorder
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  • 10/29/2014 2:42:37 AM
  • Kevin Cuneo: Anglers travel to fish here
  • It's amazing how many anglers keep coming to Erie to fish for steelhead trout. I chatted last week with Alfred Aiken, who travels here from Maryland every fall, to cast for the big ones. Aiken said he's fished all over the U.S. and Canada, but the ...
  • Goerie
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  • 10/27/2014 12:00:21 AM
  • Without a reel, tenkara fishing really catches on in Maryland
  • Forget about “Western” fly-fishing rods. The new rage around the area is tenkara fishing. One appeal of tenkara fishing? No reel. On tenkara fishing: "There is an innate connection with nature, more so than most fishing has." Rob Lepczyk hadn't been in ...
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 10/25/2014 4:20:25 AM
  • Dead fish causing a stink at Creve Coeur Lake park
  • MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)-For the past week, the St. Louis County Parks Department has been removing about 100 dead fish a day from Creve Coeur Lake. Walkers, joggers and cyclists don’t like the smell. Experts said they are Asian Carp. Just last month ..
  • Fox2now
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  • 10/24/2014 9:32:23 PM
  • Dead fish causing a stink at Creve Coeur Lake park
  • MARYLAND HEIGHTS, MO (KTVI)-For the past week, the St. Louis County Parks Department has been removing about 100 dead fish a day from Creve Coeur Lake. Walkers, joggers and cyclists don’t like the smell. Experts said they are Asian Carp. Just last month ..
  • KPLR 11
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  • 10/23/2014 11:56:45 PM
  • Blind Cave Fish may Provide Insight on Eye Disease
  • McGaugh and colleagues from 10 institutions around the world, including Harvard University and the University of Maryland, detail the first-ever de novo genome assembly for a species of blind cave fish (Astyanax mexicanus) commonly known as the Mexican ...
  • Med India
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  • 10/23/2014 2:02:36 PM
  • Liberia: Fisher Man Drowns in Fish Town
  • A fisher man identified as Dio Nyemah was recently found dead in the Atlantic Ocean in Maryland County after he went fishing. According to our reporter Dio Nyermah left his residence on Sunday to carry out his regular fishing expedition which is his only .
  • AllAfrica
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  • 10/12/2014 11:55:28 PM
  • State DNR certifies two record fishing catches
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service recently certified a new freshwater-division white perch record and an Atlantic division cobia record. On Sept. 5, James Stiars of Baldwin caught a 1.7-pound white perch in Loch Raven Reservoir
  • The Baltimore Sun
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  • 10/12/2014 7:20:28 AM
  • State DNR certifies two record fishing catches
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service recently certified a new freshwater-division white perch record and an Atlantic division cobia record. On Sept. 5, James Stiars of Baldwin caught a 1.7-pound white perch in Loch Raven Reservoir
  • Baltimore Sun
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  • 10/12/2014 7:20:28 AM
  • Outdoors: State needs new ideas for fishing competition
  • With the recent announcement — a might corny one I must say — of Diamond Jim's "retirement" from Maryland's Fishing Challenge, why not try something different? Or better yet, why not do something similar to (or even copy outright) the Virginia ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 10/12/2014 3:17:05 AM
  • Southern students win state fishing tournament
  • OAKLAND — Joe McClosky and Morgan Winegardner, fishing for the Southern Garrett Bass Slayers, won first place at the Maryland State High School Bass Fishing Championships on the Potomac River in Charles County recently. The pair’s two-fish weight of 5 ...
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 10/10/2014 12:52:07 PM
  • Fishing camps held in Southern Maryland
  • Since 2009, the Southern Maryland chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association has had a unique relationship with the Greenwell Foundation (www.greenwellfoundation.org). The mission of the Greenwell Foundation is to facilitate the enjoyment .
  • SoMd News
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  • 10/10/2014 3:55:15 AM
  • Fishing camps held in Southern Maryland
  • Since 2009, the Southern Maryland chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association has had a unique relationship with the Greenwell Foundation (www.greenwellfoundation.org). The mission of the Greenwell Foundation is to facilitate the enjoyment .
  • Gazette Net
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  • 10/10/2014 3:55:15 AM
  • Fishing Creek man electrocuted when mast hits power line
  • Fishing Creek man electrocuted when mast hits power line By GAIL DEAN gdean@dorchesterstar.com My Eastern Shore, Maryland FISHING CREEK — Recent tidal flooding is blamed for the death of a 51-year-old Fishing Creek man after the mast of a sailboat he was .
  • My Eastern Shore MD
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  • 10/6/2014 6:40:28 PM
  • Outdoors: Midstate couple wins Fishing Challenge
  • So, in Rick’s garage in Biglerville, is the grand prize — a new 16-foot boat, 20-hp motor and trailer, and all needed gear, from Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Boats at the 2014 Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale. “Aside from my kids, grandkids and wife ...
  • The Sentinel Cumberlink
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  • 10/5/2014 2:59:45 PM
  • Frogs fool fall fish
  • Joe Bruce and I took more traditional routes in fishing different Maryland Eastern Shore ponds. Mine was covered with a solid layer of duckwort and spatterdock until afternoon winds created some avenues in the duckwort. But the bass were still able to find
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 10/5/2014 3:11:04 AM
  • How many people buy hunting, fishing licenses?
  • CUMBERLAND — Hunting and fishing are ways of life in far Western Maryland and the Potomac Highlands of West Virginia. The calendar year revolves around these activities for a lot of sportsmen. Many use vacation time during their favorite hunting seasons.
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 10/2/2014 1:51:43 PM
  • Big Fish
  • “I went to school to save live fish,” he says, “and I [was] selling dead ones.” So four years ago, he went to work with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR). As the DNR’s fisheries marketing director, it’s his job to protect ...
  • Baltimore Magazine
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  • 10/2/2014 11:57:11 AM
  • Foraging for Flavor: Invasive fish as edible delicacies
  • The fish is also available at Whole Foods Market. The only two invasive freshwater species in Maryland are being bought by restaurants, hotels and food service vendors. "This fish is the top of the food chain," Sughrue said of blue catfish, which arrived .
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 10/1/2014 2:21:32 PM
  • Fishing Forecast: Pattern only points to improvement
  • She caught it on a white 4-inch Gulp! swimming mullet on a red jig head, fishing near Hoopers Island. It was her 10th Maryland citation, including five unique species: white perch, striped bass, red drum, spotted seatrout, Spanish mackerel. Congratulations
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 10/1/2014 12:55:38 PM
  • Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.
  • Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in the State of Maryland. PHWFF receives no government funding and is dependent on tax-deductible, charitable donations and the help of numerous volunteers to ..
  • FOX News
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  • 9/26/2014 8:54:01 PM
  • Hunting and Fishing Days bigger and better
  • That’s why you do it.” The Southern Illinois Celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Days will again feature a series of waterfowl calling contests that rival those in Easton, Maryland and Stuttgart, Arkansas. “We’re still have the Tim Grounds ...
  • The Southern
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  • 9/26/2014 12:58:35 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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Maryland Weather

Annapolis, MD (21405)

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