365 Day Commercial Fishing Pier License
Required to operate a commercial fishing pier in the tidal waters of the State. Individuals fishing from a licensed commercial fishing pier are exempt from purchasing a Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Sport Fishing license.
How do I apply?
Apply or register
How do I maintain or renew my license?
Maintaining Your License
Renewal after 1 Year
You may need to meet or abide by all of the following requirements
in order to maintain or renew your license
Must renew every year.
The owner or operator of a licensed commercial fishing pier must maintain a log of the contact information of the persons fishing from that structure each day.
The required logs must be submitted electronically as prescribed or approved by the Department of Natural Resources.