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.


  • N/A

    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.

  2. Please identify which service center is applicable to mail in your application using DNR's Licensing & Registration Service Centers Link

Apply for the Registration

  • Online Application

    Complete the form

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  • Download form

    Download the application .PDF file

    Download Form

Agency/Contact

Registration Issuer - Information

Who issues the registration?

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

Contact Information

Legal Authority

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