Any angler fishing legally in maryland may catch and report a trophy sized fish by landing any of more than 60. License permit information season dates sizes limits for striped bass trout crabbing more.
Official 2020 maryland fishing rules regulations.
Recreational fishing maryland. In simplest terms recreational and commercial fishing are allowed as long as the other directives are observed but recreational boating is not according to the maryland department of natural. Fishmaryland is maryland s new recreational fishing award program and is a fun way to explore year round recreational fishing and enjoy maryland s affordable accessible diverse and high quality fishing opportunities. Possesses a potomac river fisheries commission recreational fishing license.
Spincast like spinning but with a nose cone and fly storing thick fly line backing and to fight big fish. License fees associated with purchasing a maryland recreational fishing license go directly to support state conservation programs fisheries management habitat protection education and outreach. Recreational fishing in maryland is more than just fun it is an essential component of the conservation and effective management of our aquatic species.
Your purchase of a fishing license is not just a passport to fun it also helps to preserve and protect maryland s natural resources. See us on facebook at southern maryland sport fishing. Reels have a line spool brake to slow running fish handle to retrieve line and foot for clamping to a rod reel styles include casting revolving spool spinning line coiling off the stationary spool.
Fishm aryland is a free recreational fishing award program sponsored by the maryland department of natural resources fishing and boating services. Please consult the maryland fishing guide for information about virgina west virginia pennsylvania and the potomac river. Is a resident of md on active duty with the armed forces on leave with official leave orders.
Its purpose is to showcase maryland as a great destination for sport fishing with many fishing opportunities for maryland s residents and visitors alike and to help increase the number of youth and. As of this week maryland was the only state in the country still restricting recreational boating. A mechanical device for holding and spooling fishing line.
The governor s new directive which takes effect at 7 a m expands outdoor recreational activities to include boating fishing golf tennis and camping in addition to outdoor exercise like walking hiking running and biking defined as an. In fact right now maryland s recreational anglers are assisting with one of our most important environmental initiatives the removal of destructive invasive species such as the blue.