Taking the family fishing is a great way to get your family together outside.
There are many spots to fish in Maryland from piers on Chesapeake Bay tributaries to lakes. Maryland fishing licenses are required. However, kids under 16 are not required to have a license. Learn more about fishing license requirements on Maryland’s DNR website.
While you’re out on the water, bring a smartphone. Kids can try and identify what kinds of fish they are catching. The FishVerify App can help you easily identify a fish with a quick pic.
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. Find out where to captain vessel 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.