A day on the water with your family is about as priceless as it gets. Add catching a first fish and you’ve got a winning memory for everyone.
There are tons of spots to fish in Maryland—from the Chesapeake Bay to its tributaries to lakes, rivers and ponds. Maryland fishing licenses are required. However, kids under 16 are not required to have a license.
Bring a smartphone and let your kids try and identify what kinds of fish they are catching.
Looking for a place to fish? Check out our story six great fishing locations for the family.
Or if you want to head out on the water, there are a number of ways to do that. Click here to find out where to charter a boat or head out with the pros to fish on the water. Or check out Family Fishing Adventures, a new business out of Annapolis that caters to teaching kids to fish.