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Maryland DNR

Larry Hogan, Governor

Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio, Secretary

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services

Tawes State Office Building
580 Taylor Avenue, B-2
Annapolis, MD 21401-2352

Cover photo by Gary Savage.

Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission

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 at


Mr. Jason Andrick
Trout Unlimited, Coldwater Fisheries

Ms. Beverly Fleming
Marine and Ocean Surf Fisheries, Assateague Mobile Sportsfishermen's Association

Mr. Sewell Frey
Aquaculture Industry

Captain Edward Green
Tidal Fisheries,
Charter Boat Captain

Captain Phil Langley
Tidal Fisheries,
Charter Boat Captain

Mr. Steven R. Lay
Tidal Fisheries Advisory Commission Liaison

Mr. Scott Lenox
Marine Fisheries

Dr. Raymond P. Morgan II
Nontidal Fisheries Western Maryland

Mr. Irvin Mull
Nontidal, Tidal Fisheries

Mr. Eric Packard
Nontidal, Tidal Fisheries

Mr. Glen Schultz
Fishing at Large, Conservation

Mr. David Sikorski - Chairperson
Coastal Conservation Association

Mr. David M. Sutherland
Marine Conservation and Economics

Mr. Roger Trageser
Nontidal, Tidal Largemouth & Smallmouth Bass Fisheries, Maryland Bass Nation

Mr. Dan Walsh
Tidal Fisheries, Heroes on the Water

Mr. James Wommack
Tidal, Marine Fisheries

Roger Krone
Tidal Fisheries

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


The Maryland Guide to Fishing and Crabbing is a publication of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Fishing and Boating Services. Political advocacy ads, ads promoting alcohol or tobacco and ads of a sexual nature will not be accepted. The department 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.

This program receives Federal financial assistance from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Under Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the U.S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability.

If you believe that you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility, or if you need more information, please write to:

Office of Fair Practice
Department of Natural Resources
580 Taylor Ave., C-3 - Annapolis MD 21401
Telephone: (410)260-8058 Email:

Office of Civil Rights
Dept. of Interior
1849 C Street, NW
Washington, D.C., 20240