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.
Obtaining the Registration
Ready to get your registration? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Passengers onboard licensed boats do not need a license, but are required to obtain a free Maryland Saltwater Angler Registration.
Please identify which service center is applicable to mail in your application using DNR's Licensing & Registration Service Centers Link
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