Commercial Striped Bass Permit Details

Commercial Striped Bass Permit

General Info - Statewide Permit

Permit allows commercial harvesting of striped bass. Limited entry fishery. Individuals are responsible for tag fees that are dependent on the allocation held.

In order to obtain a Striped Bass permit you must already have a commercial fishing license. 

Please access our Striped Bass Resource Page for additional information.

  • N/A

    Approval time

  • $150.00 - $200.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Permit

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

  1. New applicants may purchase a license and/or permit from a current participant.

  2. Applicant must own a Maryland commercial finfishing license.

Apply for the Permit

  • Online Application


Maintaining Your Permit

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your Permit (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain Permit/stay in good standing)

  1. Reapply annually.


Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Department of Natural Resources Service Centers

Contact Information

Chris Jones


Tel: (410) 260-8293 / Fax: (410) 260-8279

Work hours:

Legal Authority

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