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.


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    Approval time

  • $25.00

    Application cost

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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

Contact Information



Legal Authority

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

Natural Resources Article, 4-702, Annotated Code of Maryland