Fishing and Boating in Maryland

You can try your luck at both freshwater and saltwater fishing in Maryland. Register your boat and launch from the ramp at Sandy Point State Park to fish the Chesapeake Bay. Whichever waterway you prefer to explore, we have the information to help make it a successful trip.


Maryland Fishing

Get started fishing in Maryland today. Purchasing a fishing license is easier than you think. Get all the resources that you need here.

Get a Maryland Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Maryland Boating

Get started boating in Maryland, get more boating resources, take a boater’s safety course, check regulations and more.

Register A Boat In Maryland

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Maryland


Spring Fishing Tournament

Fish at Centennial Lake. Participants can cast from shore or bring their own boat to fish the lake. Electric motors only are permitted on Centennial Lake. 2-4 year olds receive a "goodie bag"and are eligible for random pri...

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