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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

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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.

  • Explore Blackened Pan, Seared Blackened, and more!
  • With four kids this Baltimore Maryland based food blogger is a genius at making recipes as healthy and delicious as possible...so everyone is happy. This recipe makes any white fish juicy and delicious. Makes a fantastic meal when served with white jasmine
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  • 4/20/2017 11:42:00 AM
  • Bay Bridge Boat Show at Stevensville, MD, April 21-23
  • More than 350 boats are coming to the Bay Bridge Boat Show on April 21-23, 2017 in Stevensville, Maryland on Kent Island. All leading powerboat manufacturers will be exhibiting and attendees will shop and compare more than 100 fishing boats from 35 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/20/2017 7:33:00 AM
  • Fishing Forecast: For many, season off to slow start
  • (Nearly all fish eat worms, right?) The retired Bethlehem Steel worker told Maryland's DNR he's a regular at the reservoir where he hooked his record catch, which measured 14.75 inches in length. DNR's Erik Zlokovitz certified the fish that bested the ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 4/19/2017 10:26:00 PM
  • When the Fish Don't Bite, Keep Fishing
  • One of the reasons I'm not a hunter—aside from preferring to buy my meat at Safeway instead of stalking it through the woods, thus allowing more time to fish—is that I don't want the state of Maryland (where I live) dictating when daddy gets his medicine.
  • Weekly Standard
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  • 4/19/2017 4:45:00 PM
  • Where to Fish? 328,322 Streams and Lakes Mapped
  • Normally, anglers travel to Minnesota, Michigan, and other Great Lake states to catch this magnificent fish, yet Matt McKee caught a 43-inch trophy last week in Maryland, and promptly returned it to the water. Late winter is prime time to catch these huge
  • griffinsguide.com
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  • 4/16/2017 8:22:00 PM
  • Fishing contest debate focuses on ray’s Chesapeake impact
  • Both sides testified in hearings before a Maryland Senate committee during the General Assembly session in Annapolis. Dennis Fleming, who runs a fishing guide business, told lawmakers that “killing an animal for fun, and then throwing it into a dumpster ..
  • WTOP
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  • 4/15/2017 4:30:00 AM
  • April Stick Marsh Bass Fishing Report
  • Come Catch Yours Today with Captain Mike Groshon on the Stick Marsh. Captain Mike Groshon was raised in Northern Virginia, he grew up fishing lakes and rivers in Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia then like most headed south for warmer weather and ...
  • bassonline.com
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  • 4/14/2017 5:33:00 PM
  • Fisherman Breaks Record At Loch Raven Reservoir
  • A fish caught at Loch Raven Reservoir recently was the largest of its kind recorded in Maryland, state officials say. BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD — A fisherman at Loch Raven Reservoir set a new state record this week, according to the Maryland Department of ...
  • Patch
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  • 4/13/2017 12:21:00 PM
  • Potomac River busting with all kinds of fish
  • However, pretty soon one of the most underrated fisheries in Maryland will be in full swing — much anticipated shad run. Shad have earned the nickname 'poor mans tarpon' due to their legendary fighting ability. If you can, try to get in on the action!"
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 4/12/2017 11:15:00 PM
  • Best Fish Sandwiches In Baltimore
  • Everyone knows Maryland for its steamed crabs and crab cakes. Maryland is also well known for its variety of oyster dishes. But in Baltimore, seafood is king. All seafood. One of the less expensive meals any Baltimorian can grab on the go is a quick fish .
  • CBS Baltimore
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  • 4/11/2017 6:01:00 PM
  • No Fail Beer Battered Fish #SundaySupper
  • I do not like shrimp, lobster, or most fish. Even though I live in Maryland I won’t pick and eat crab. I will eat crab if it’s in a dip or in my husband’s crab cakes, they are about the only crab cakes I enjoy. Now lets get to the recipe.
  • hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com
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  • 4/9/2017 12:30:00 PM
  • Md. lawmakers pass moratorium on cownose-ray fishing
  • ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly this week passed a moratorium on fishing for cownose rays. The legislature voted Wednesday to send the bill to Gov. Larry Hogan. It creates a moratorium on contests that involve killing the rays until ...
  • heraldmailmedia.com
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  • 4/8/2017 1:02:00 AM
  • Youth Fishing Rodeos in Maryland
  • Calling all future anglers! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering children – aged 3 to 15 – the opportunity to bait, cast and catch their own fish through our Youth Fishing Rodeo Program. Designed to introduce young children to the ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/7/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Reel Report: Fish are biting all over
  • There’s so much to cover on this first Friday, let’s get right to it. Southern Maryland lakes and ponds — Anthony Hancock, assistant manager of Gilbert Run Park said, the fish there are still in late-winter shutdown mode for the most part.
  • SoMd News
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  • 4/7/2017 3:40:00 AM
  • Large red, black drum being caught around area
  • It is time to start banging the drum. Both red and black drum are being caught in the surf from Hatteras to as far as the Maryland coast. April’s full moon is the traditional start of the drum fishery on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The full moon is ...
  • Daily Press
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  • 4/7/2017 12:43:00 AM
  • MD Lawmakers Pass Cownose Ray Fishing Moratorium
  • ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A moratorium on fishing for cownose rays has been passed by the Maryland General Assembly. The legislature voted Wednesday to send the bill to Gov. Larry Hogan. It creates a moratorium on contests that involve killing the rays until .
  • Delmarva Public Radio
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  • 4/6/2017 12:12:00 PM
  • Fish by José Andrés
  • ,{"quote":"Already, this much is true - The best seafood restaurant in Washington is in Maryland.","from":"Washington Post","source":"https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/food/fish-by-jose-andres-review-the-areas-best-seafood-is-now-at-mgm-national ...
  • tastingtable.com
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  • 4/5/2017 4:04:00 PM
  • Maryland: Blue Crab Season Now Underway
  • Recreational fishing for the state's most iconic aquatic species began April 1 in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries as well as in the Atlantic Ocean, coastal bays and their tributaries, reports the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/5/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Youth Fishing Rodeos Kick Off Throughout Maryland
  • Calling all future anglers! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is offering children – aged 3 to 15 – the opportunity to bait, cast and catch their own fish through our Youth Fishing Rodeo Program. Designed to introduce young children to the ...
  • Bay Net
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  • 4/4/2017 2:28:00 PM
  • Fish Feel––and even Donald Trump once said so
  • SILVER SPRING, Maryland––Suddenly voices are rising on behalf of fish, including one of the most surprising of all. Yes, that was the voice of U.S. President Donald Trump, rarely known to express concern or compassion for anyone who doesn’t ...
  • animals24-7.org
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  • 4/3/2017 8:38:00 AM
  • Go fishing at the Talbot County Free Library
  • I’ve borrowed books on the noble sport from libraries all across Maryland. Of course I still don’t fly-fish as well as my father — probably never will — but now I live in hope. For I am a card-carrying member of the Talbot County Free Library.
  • The Star Democrat and you
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  • 4/2/2017 8:02:00 AM
  • Liberian Leader Breaks Grounds for Phase II of Fish Town/Harper Road
  • Fish Town, River Gee County: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has broken grounds for Phase II of the Mano River Union Road Development and Transport Facilitation Programme that will lead to the asphalt concrete paving from Karloken in Maryland County to ...
  • gnnliberia.com
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  • 3/30/2017 11:02:00 AM
  • Outdoor Adventure Bass Fishing Lake Okeechobee
  • Captain Mike Groshon was raised in Northern Virginia, he grew up fishing lakes and rivers in Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia then like most headed south for warmer weather and bigger fish! Among playing music and racing cars, Mike always had a love .
  • bassonline.com
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  • 3/29/2017 1:50:00 PM
  • Springtime means crappie fishing
  • Our most recent crappie fishing effort came from a central Maryland pond that had a healthy population of black crappies in the 11 to 12 inch range, ideal "eaters". I was the guest of Maryland DNR Officer Andrew Shifflett and we had an excellent day of ...
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 3/25/2017 1:53:00 AM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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