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Fishing District of Columbia

EZFishing brings you District of Columbia'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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District of Columbia Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in District of Columbia.

District of Columbia Fishing Regulations

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District of Columbia 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 District of Columbia Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of District of Columbia's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

District of Columbia Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in District of Columbia.

  • Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Commends Distribution of Funding
  • The State & Tribal Wildlife Grants program is the only federal program available to states, territories, District of Columbia and tribes to help conserve more than 12,000 fish and wildlife identified in State Wildlife Action Plans as species in greatest ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 8/21/2017 6:40:00 AM
  • EPA cuts and why the Bay's dead zone kills fish
  • Frequently the algae blooms cause gigantic fish kills. The EPA Chesapeake Bay Program is important because there are six states and the District Of Columbia pollute waters that drain down rivers and streams to the Chesapeake Bay. It would be difficult ...
  • WUSA 9
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  • 8/2/2017 11:55:00 PM
  • Major League Fishing offers Ultimate Dream Mexico Sweepstakes
  • Entry into the Sweepstakes is open to any person age 21 or older who is a legal resident within the 48 contiguous United States or the District of Columbia. Eligible entrants shall be experienced bass fishing anglers who have the physical ability to ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/13/2017 6:32:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in District of Columbia
  • There are plenty of Washington D.C. fishing and boating spots you can explore in the area. Whether you choose to fish from a boat or spend the day catching and releasing fish, you can get your fishing license, check for updated fishing rules and resources
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Utahn appointed to US Fish and Wildlife Service
  • DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced the appointment of Utahn Greg Sheehan to the newly-created position of Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Prior to his appointment, Sheehan, 54 ...
  • St George Utah
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  • 6/6/2017 5:11:00 AM
  • Tag: White Nose Syndrome
  • Photo by Pete Pattavina/USFWS. July 1, 2015The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced grant awards totaling just under $1 million to 35 states and the District of Columbia for white-nose syndrome (WNS) projects. State natural resource agencies will
  • www.fws.gov
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  • 3/22/2017 12:55:00 PM
  • Court Makes Decision In Fishing Industry vs. N.Y. Offshore Wind
  • The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has decided not to grant a preliminary injunction in the lawsuit brought by a host of fishing communities, associations and businesses – led by scallop industry trade group the Fisheries Survival Fund ..
  • North American Windpower
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  • 2/17/2017 2:41:00 PM
  • Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Funding for Fish and Wildlife Introduced
  • territory and the District of Columbia. To read more, click here. Without a change in the way we finance fish and wildlife conservation, the list of federally threatened and endangered species is expected to grow from nearly 1,600 species today to ...
  • Sit News
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  • 7/11/2016 2:21:58 AM
  • DC officials holding fishing event for kids
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials are helping kids try their hand at fishing. The city is hosting a free family fishing event on Saturday at Fletcher’s Cove on the C&O Canal. City officials say that part of the C&O Canal will be ...
  • WTOP
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  • 5/13/2016 2:41:49 AM
  • DC officials holding fishing event for kids
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia officials are helping kids try their hand at fishing. The city is hosting a free family fishing event on Saturday at Fletcher's Cove on the C&O Canal. City officials say that part of the C&O Canal will be specially ..
  • The Dispatch Clay Center
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  • 5/12/2016 11:39:53 AM
  • Fishing is good … if the wind isn’t blowing
  • Maryland fishermen need to purchase a District of Columbia fishing license when fishing over the Maryland line. Patuxent River — The river is currently closed to any striped bass fishing and even catch and release is not allowed this time of year.
  • SoMd News
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  • 4/14/2016 11:25:58 PM
  • New Potomac Regs Anger Anglers
  • Until all Potomac River jurisdictions – Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia – are on the same page, a loopholed fisheries management plan needs to be reevaluated. For now, it is apparent that the Maryland DNR is blaming tournament anglers ...
  • BassFan
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  • 3/17/2016 10:04:38 PM
  • USFWS distributes $1.1 billion in hunt-fish excise taxes
  • For the listing of the Service’s apportionment of Wildlife Restoration Funds and Sport Fish Restoration funds to the 50 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories for fiscal year 2016, click here. “State wildlife agencies play an ...
  • buckmasters.com
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  • 3/5/2016 11:59:05 PM
  • Court orders U.S. to take steps to protect fish species
  • The order in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia followed an October 2015 decision that concluded the National Marine Fisheries Service failed to take a "hard look" at the environmental consequences of its 2013 decision to leave two ...
  • Reuters
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  • 1/21/2016 6:36:03 AM
  • Gov't Ordered To Weigh Impact Of Excluding Fish From Plan
  • Law360, New York (January 20, 2016, 9:45 PM ET) -- A District of Columbia federal judge on Tuesday ordered the government to conduct an environmental analysis and consider whether river herring and shad fish should be included in the fishery management ...
  • Law 360
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  • 1/21/2016 2:39:50 AM

District of Columbia Guides/Outfitters

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District of Columbia Fishing Clubs

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