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.

Agency/Contact

Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Department of Natural Resources Service Center dnr.maryland.gov/Pages/service_centers.aspx

Contact Information

Legal Authority

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