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Maryland

Fishing

Special Management Areas—All Species

Youth, Senior and Blind Angler Fishing Areas

Areas:

  • Jones Falls, Baltimore County—Jones Falls and tributaries above Stevenson Road.
  • Laurel Run (Moscow), Allegany County.
  • Pangborn Pond, Washington County.
  • Rising Sun Pond, Cecil County—restrictions in effect from March 1 through May 15. On May 16, the area returns to limited harvest with no age restriction.
  • Boonsboro Pond, Washington County—behind Boonsboro Free Library.

Restrictions:

  • Fishing is limited to anglers who are under 16 years old, 65 years and older, or blind.
  • Put-and-Take Trout Fishing Area regulations apply in these areas.

Youth and Blind Fishing Areas

Areas:

  • Carroll Creek, Frederick County—from the red post located 300 yards upstream of Baughmans Lane, downstream to the dam at College Avenue.
  • George’s Creek, Allegany County—within Town Park in Westernport.
  • Glades Park Pond, Garrett County—on Liberty Street in Oakland.
  • Little Tonoloway Creek, Washington County—within Weidmeyer Park in Hancock.
  • Little Antietam Creek, Washington County—at Keedysville, from Coffman Farms Road downstream to MD Route 34.
  • Parkview Pond, Garrett County—off Hershberger Lane in Grantsville.

Restrictions:

  • Limited to anglers who are under 16 years old or blind.
  • Put-and-Take Trout Fishing Area regulations apply in these areas.

Impoundments Limited to Catch-and-Return Fishing

You may not possess any fish in these areas:

  • Lake Hashawa, Carroll County.
  • Upper John Owings Pond, Carroll County.
  • Waterworks Park, Anne Arundel County—City of Annapolis.