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The 2014 New Jersey Freshwater Fishing Guide is now available!
To view the new guide, please download the pdf. Check back in the coming days as we work to put up the new 2014 website.

Below is content from the 2013 guide.

About This Guide

Brought to you by:

Martin O’Malley, Governor

Anthony G. Brown, Lieutenant Governor

Joseph P. Gill, Secretary

Frank W. Dawson, Deputy Secretary

Thomas J. O’Connell, Fisheries Service Director

Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission

The Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission advises the Director of Fisheries Service on matters referred to the commission by the Director. This commission is comprised of individuals from across the state who represent the interests of various recreational fishing constituencies. The meeting schedule, agenda, summaries of past meetings, member affiliations and contact information are available online at


Mr. William Goldsborough,

Chairman Environmental Advocacy, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Mr. David Sikorski

Vice ChairmanTidal/Marine Fisheries, Coastal Conservation Association of MD

Ms. Kate Chaney

Tidal/Marine Fisheries

Mr. Micah Dammeyer

Nontidal/Tidal Fisheries – DC region, Freshwater Guide

Mr. Mark DeHoff

Nontidal/Tidal/Marine Fisheries

Ms. Beverly Fleming

Marine Fisheries, Ocean Surf Fishing, Assateague Mobile Sportsfishing Association

Mr. James Gracie

Nontidal Fisheries, Mid Atlantic Council of Trout Unlimited

Mr. Phil Langley

Tidal Fisheries, Carter Boat Industry Association

Mr. Valentine Lynch

Marine Fisheries, Ocean City Marlin Club

Dr. Raymond P. Morgan II

Nontidal Fisheries – Western MD

Captain Edward O’Brien

Tidal/Marine Fisheries, Statewide Charter Boat Industry Association

Mr. Vince Ringgold

Tidal /Marine Fisheries, Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen’s Assoctiation

Mr. Tim Smith

Tidal Fisheries, Fishing Guides

Mr. Roger Trageser

Nontidal/Tidal Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass Fisheries, MD Bass Federation Nation

Mr. James Wommack

Tidal/Marine Fisheries

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service
Tawes State Office Building
580 Taylor Avenue, B-2
Annapolis, MD 21401-2352

Out of state call: 410-260-8325

877-620-8DNR, ext 8325

The Maryland Fishing Guide is a publication of Maryland’s Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Service. Political advocacy ads, ads promoting alcohol or tobacco and ads of a sexual nature will not be accepted. The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service is not responsible for advertising claims contained herein. The Department disclaims any liability regarding product pricing, claims, descriptions, availability, or condition. No warranty is expressed or implied concerning product errors, omissions or misprints.

The facilities of the Department of Natural Resources are available to all without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or physical or mental disability. Accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. This document is available in alternative format upon request from a qualified individual with a disability.

This is intended as a guide only. Regulations are subject to change. It is the angler’s responsibility to know and abide by all current regulations and laws. For state laws and regulations, see the Natural Resources Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland and the Code of Maryland Regulations, Title 08. Maryland laws and regulations can be found at the following web sites:

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Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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