Pond Stocking in Private Ponds
General Info - Statewide Permit
Regulates the species of fish permitted to enter the state, and requires suppliers to provide fish health information about their stocks to be approved.
Obtaining the Permit
Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Must be land owner or manager applying
Apply for the Permit
Download the application .PDF file
Why the Permit is required?
aquatic resource introductions
What laws and regulations give Department of Natural Resources the legal authority to issue this approval?
Natural Resources Article, §4-11A-02 and 4-602, Annotated Code of Maryland