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.


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    Approval time

  • $150.0 - $200.0

    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 or sign up on the waiting list.

  2. Applicant must own a Maryland commercial finfishing license.


Apply for the Permit

Ready to apply?

Maintaining Your Permit

Renewal and maintenance -

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

  1. Reapply annually.

Agency/Contact

Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Department of Natural Resources

Contact Information

Chris Jones

Email: christopherm.jones@maryland.gov

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

Work hours:



Legal Authority

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