Chesapeake Bay & Coastal Fishing Boat Decal Details

Chesapeake Bay & Coastal Fishing Boat Decal

General Info - Statewide Registration


Licenses a boat displaying this decal to allow all individuals on board to fish in the tidal waters of Maryland without obtaining individual Chesapeake Bay & Coastal Sport Fishing License.

The purchaser of this license is issued an individual Chesapeake Bay & Coastal Sport Fishing License and a complimentary individual crabbing license.


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    Approval time

  • $50.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Registration

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

  1. Passengers onboard licensed boats do not need a license, but are required to obtain a free Maryland Saltwater Angler Registration.


Apply for the Registration

Ready to apply?

Agency/Contact

Registration Issuer - Information

Who issues the registration?

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, 4-745, Annotated Code of Maryland