Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Proposed Regulations for Blue Crabs

12/3/2021 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering changes to the commercial trotline time restrictions in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries as well as clarifying rules pertaining to handlines, eel pots, and commercial licensing. View the Summary View the Proposal Submit Comments by filling out this Comment Form no later… SEE MORE
Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Maryland Fishing Report: Week of July 21, 2021

7/21/2021 - By Erik Zlokovitz, Maryland Department of Natural Resources recreational fisheries specialist. With the striped bass fishery currently closed, anglers are targeting alternate species such as catfish, perch, spotted sea trout, red drum, bluefish, cobia, and Spanish mackerel. Anglers are reminded that the striped bass fishery is closed in the Chesapeake Bay… SEE MORE
Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Maryland Fishing Report – April 14th, 2021

4/14/2021 - By Keith Lockwood. Warm spring temperatures are inviting anglers of all ages to step into the outdoors and enjoy wonderful fishing opportunities. Many of the community ponds near suburban areas hold excellent populations of stocked trout and other species, and provide a perfect fishing environment for our younger anglers. A… SEE MORE