Bait Harvester Permit Details

Bait Harvester Permit

General Info - Statewide Permit

Permit issued by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources which allows individuals who do not have a commercial tidal fish license to catch and sell certain species of fish for bait.

  • N/A

    Approval time

  • $25.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Permit

Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Please identify which service center is applicable to mail in your application using DNR's Licensing & Registration Service Centers Link

Apply for the Permit

Maintaining Your Permit

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your Permit (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Permit/stay in good standing)

  1. Must be renewed every year. Regular renewal period is August 1 - August 31.


Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Department of Natural Resources Service Center

Contact Information

Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Natural Resources Service Center the legal authority to issue this approval?