General Info

365 Day Commercial Fishing Pier License

Statewide 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.

Valid for 1 Year Revised : No Date
1 week Approval time
$290 Application cost
10-15 mins Average completion time

How do I apply?

Apply or register

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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.

License issuer

Agency/Contact

Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Natural Resources
http://dnr.maryland.gov

Contact information

Address: 580 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD 21401

Where can I find more information?

Resources and Links

Visit the following websites for additional information

How do I apply?

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