Black Sea Bass Permit
General Info - Statewide Permit
Limited entry fishery. This permit, as issued by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, allows commercial harvesting of black sea bass.
Obtaining the Permit
Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Participants must have a Maryland commercial finfishing license.
New entrants can receive a transfer of the permit from an existing participant.
Entrants must own or have a share of ownership in a federally permitted vessel.
Apply for the Permit
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Maintaining Your Permit
Renewal and maintenance -
Maintaining your Permit (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Permit/stay in good standing)
What laws and regulations give Department of Natural Resources the legal authority to issue this approval?
Natural Resources Article, 4-701, Annotated Code of Maryland