Maryland is home to many of the best hot spots for saltwater fishing in the Mid Atlantic.
Many of the state’s most popular areas for saltwater fishing are located along the Chesapeake Bay from the Susquehanna River down to the Virginia state line.
Throughout Maryland, tidal rivers sustain a wide variety of saltwater fish species.
At Ocean City and nearby areas, anglers fish in the Atlantic Ocean and coastal bays. Surf fishing is popular along Assateague Island.
Maryland boat anglers will find numerous marinas offering wet or dry slips, boat rentals, launching ramps, gasoline, diesel fuel, marine mechanics, and other goods and services.
For shore anglers, there are numerous fishing piers and other access points.
Ocean City Maryland Saltwater Fishing