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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?
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.

  • Underappreciated American Cities You Should Totally Move To
  • Living here means adopting the Chesapeake Bay lifestyle -- whether that be boating, cracking open shellfish, or sporting nautical-inspired apparel year-round (coastal Maryland can be quite preppy). Regardless, you won't fall in with locals until you also .
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  • 2/18/2017 12:18:00 AM
  • Mid-Winter Fishing Report
  • The stockings are posted as they occur on Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Facebook, on the email subscription lists, and on the trout stocking website Also of interest to trout fishermen are the ongoing water supply issues at the Albert
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  • 2/16/2017 6:01:00 PM
  • Natural Resources Police Handle Fisheries and Wildlife Cases
  • Maryland Natural Resources Police officers made three fisheries cases, charged a deer poacher and cited a man for dumping and burning rubbish on state land in recent enforcement action. Three Somerset County men were charged Sunday with multiple counts of
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 2/16/2017 4:12:00 AM
  • Save Fish From Death Due to Pollution
  • Goal: Demand that Maryland take action against stormwater runoff that is killing hundreds of thousands fish. Nearly 200,000 fish were found dead and dying along 16 miles of Maryland’s shoreline. A toxic algae bloom, caused by stormwater runoff ...
  • forcechange.com
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  • 2/9/2017 10:11:00 AM
  • Less fishing, more fundraising at 9th annual Brunswick Bass tournament
  • “It’s a worthy cause, for sure.” The fish had nothing to lose, either. Once the bass were weighed, wildlife biologists with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources dropped them into a fish hatchery tank with oxygenated water to revive the
  • Frederick News-Post
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  • 2/5/2017 4:23:00 AM
  • N.J. lawmakers fighting fishing limits off Atlantic coast
  • WASHINGTON -- Efforts to designate a canyon off the Maryland coast as a national marine sanctuary that could have restricted fishing areas near South Jersey have been dropped. The National Aquarium announced it was withdrawing its request for the Baltimore
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 2/3/2017 1:20:00 PM
  • Viking 61 Convertible: Dream Catcher
  • The team from Hull No. 1 even won the blue marlin category at Ocean City, Maryland’s famed White Marlin Open. Today, you’ll still find 61s at most of the big-game hot spots, chasing fish. Notable features: An aggressive, straight sheer line ...
  • yachtingmagazine.com
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  • 2/2/2017 3:20:00 PM
  • Cap’n Larry Jarboe: The Boat That Does It All
  • That little W500 was so good that I used it in my commercial fishing business in the Chesapeake region to supply Blue Catfish fillets to Linda’s Cafe in downtown Lexington Park and the Victorian Candle Bed and Breakfast in historic Hollywood, Maryland.
  • wavewalk.com
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  • 2/2/2017 12:44:00 PM
  • 40th Annual Larval Fish Conference
  • The conference will be held at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science's Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (CBL) in Solomons, MD - which was also host for the 8th Larval Fish Conference. See […]
  • environmentguru.com
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  • 2/1/2017 10:27:00 PM
  • New Puncture-Free Culling System for Release Tournaments
  • Bass fishermen caught a preview of coming decrees at the Bassmaster Elite event on the Potomac River this past August where the Maryland Department of Natural Resources made non-penetrating culling devices a requirement for the tournament permit.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/1/2017 6:44:00 AM
  • Get prepared for that first fishing trip
  • If your fishing gear is collecting dust in the garage, now’s the time to gather it all up and get everything in working order because, ready or not, spring fishing is already underway in Southern Maryland. Before your first fishing trip, go ahead and ...
  • SoMd News
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  • 2/1/2017 4:38:00 AM
  • Fish’s New Tasting Bar, Chef Change at Conosci
  • [EaterWire] OXON HILL—The new Fish by José Andrés at MGM National Harbor just debuted a “Maryland Fry Bar” inside, where Chesapeake Bay fare meets tempura techniques. Guests get a front-row seat of the prep work from a five-seat bar. Think maitake ...
  • Eater DC
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  • 1/31/2017 11:26:00 PM
  • Bills would prohibit cownose ray fishing contests
  • 11 News obtained video of the so-called Battle of the Rays fishing contest in which participants violently killed cownose rays in the waters of the Patuxent River in southern Maryland. Animal rights activists and environmentalists call it a blood sport and
  • Wbal TV 11
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  • 1/31/2017 4:39:00 PM
  • New Md. fishing guide almost ready
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will release its comprehensive 2017-18 Maryland Fishing & Crabbing Guide on Feb. 15. The guide is the go-to reference for all questions about recreational fishing and crabbing in the state, providing a summary .
  • Cumberland Times News Homepage
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  • 1/31/2017 3:48:00 PM
  • Maryland: Spring Trout Stocking Begins
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has begun stocking about 338,000 brown, golden and rainbow trout throughout the state ahead of the 2017 fishing season. "The trout stocking program raises several hundred thousand trout at our hatcheries, which
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/31/2017 6:04:00 AM
  • Spring Trout Stocking Begins in Maryland Lakes and Streams
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has begun stocking about 338,000 brown, golden and rainbow trout throughout the state ahead of the 2017 fishing season. “The trout stocking program raises several hundred thousand trout at our hatcheries ...
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 1/30/2017 6:57:00 PM
  • Reef Project to Improve Habitat in Tangier Sound (MD)
  • (Frederick, Maryland) - In an effort to restore marine habitat while improving fishing opportunities for recreational fisherman in the Chesapeake Bay, Coastal Conservation Association's (CCA's) national marine habitat program, the Building Conservation ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/30/2017 7:19:00 AM
  • Maryland Fishing and Crabbing Guide Set for February Release
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will release its comprehensive 2017-18 Maryland Fishing &Crabbing Guide Feb.15.The guide is the go-to reference for all questions on recreational fishing and crabbing in the state, providing a summary of ...
  • jaxbch.net
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  • 1/24/2017 7:03:00 PM
  • On a rainy day, Saltwater Fishing Expo lures a crowd
  • The event was hosted by the Frederick chapter of the Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association, or MSSA. Though the expo included some vendors selling freshwater fishing supplies, it was primarily geared toward fans of offshore angling, especially in the
  • Frederick News-Post
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  • 1/15/2017 3:20:00 AM
  • Maryland Mulls Cownose Ray Bowfishing Limits
  • The Maryland Department of Natural Resources still wants to hear from the public on how it should manage cownose rays, a migratory species that bowhunters enjoy killing for sport and conservationists wish to save because of their beauty and importance to .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/4/2017 8:08:00 AM
  • Multi Boat Trip Bass Fishing Out On 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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  • 1/3/2017 8:52:00 PM

Maryland Guides/Outfitters

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Maryland Fishing Clubs

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