The easiest way to purchase your Maryland fishing license is online through the COMPASS portal of the Department of Natural Resources website. You can also purchase a fishing license in person from a local licensing agent. A valid saltwater fishing license is required for inshore and Chesapeake Bay fishing. Fishing licenses, stamps and records are valid for 365 days from the date of purchase, unless otherwise specified.
Northside Park is the largest and most popular park in Ocean City. The 58-acre resort has three soft lights. The newest landscaped walkway in the city of Ocean City. Located off Jamestown Road (116th St.
) Here at Bayside Boat Rentals we have a number of fun and exciting water sports options to offer. Maryland › Fishing › Licenses & Fees Any Maryland veteran who has received a Purple Heart for injuries sustained defending our nation qualifies for a 50 percent discount on Maryland hunting and fishing licenses. A free license is available to Maryland residents who are disabled veterans or former prisoners of war 100 percent service-related. The license incorporates the non-tidal fisherman's license, the trout seal and the bay and coast sport fishing license.
Applicants must submit a disability letter or a certification letter from the Veterans Administration with their initial application. You can fish without a license in the non-tidal waters of Maryland if you are a landlord or tenant, your spouse, child, or the spouse of your child who resides on the property and fish from the shoreline of the property. Anglers must confirm riparian ownership before fishing, as some reservoirs and waterways are surrounded by dampers. In these areas, there are no shoreline owners and fishing licenses are required.
Fishermen with riparian shorelines must comply with all fishing regulations. Before you bait the hook, make sure you have the proper Maryland fishing license to fish in Ocean City. Waterfront property owners, those fishing in a designated free fishing area, and passengers on a vessel showing a boat license (decal) from MD, VA, or PRFC. Saltwater anglers who are not required to have a Maryland Bay & coastal sport fishing license and want to fish in the Chesapeake Bay and the tidal Potomac River must obtain a free Maryland saltwater angler registration.
The 7-day no-tide license allows the licensee to fish in Maryland freshwater for 7 consecutive days of fishing. The Judith M is a Coast Guard approved deep sea fishing vessel that fishes the wreckage, rocks and reefs of Ocean City. It allows residents and non-residents to fish in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries and in the state waters of the Atlantic Ocean and coastal bays and tributaries of the Atlantic for 7 consecutive days of fishing. The department may suspend a person's fishing license or privilege if that person is convicted or pays a fine for violating certain fishing rules.
The 3-day no-tide license (available to non-residents only) allows the licensee to fish in Maryland freshwater for 3 consecutive days of fishing.