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.
Obtaining the Permit
Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Please identify which service center is applicable to mail in your application using DNR's Licensing & Registration Service Centers Link
Apply for the Permit
Download the application .PDF file
Maintaining Your Permit
Renewal and maintenance -
Maintaining your Permit (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Permit/stay in good standing)
Must be renewed every year. Regular renewal period is August 1 - August 31.
What laws and regulations give Department of Natural Resources Service Center the legal authority to issue this approval?
Natural Resources Article, 4-702, Annotated Code of Maryland