Recreational Fisheries News
Winners Named in Maryland Volunteer Angler Survey Contest | (2/27/2014)
DNR seeks fishing observations from anglers statewide Two anglers won $100 Bass Pro Shop gift cards for providing fishing trip information to the Maryland Volunteer Angler Survey last year. Taking home the prizes were Alisha Duquin of Hagerstown for...

Big Slackwater Boat Ramp closed for Bridge Replacement | (2/21/2014)
Williamsport, MD. The National Park Service is pleased to announce the replacement of the Big Slackwater Bridge serving the Big Slackwater Boat Ramp. The bridge superstructure and deck will be replaced to improve the bridge's load rating. The park will be ...

Public Comment Requested on Final Draft of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement | (1/31/2014)
The Chesapeake Bay Program office has released the final draft of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement and is seeking public comment. The public comment period will run through March 17, 2014. To read the draft agreement and submit comments, go to www.ches...

DNR to Begin Spring Trout Stocking in February | (1/23/2014)
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will begin releasing Rainbow and Brown Trout in streams and lakes across the State in early February. The stocking dates and locations will be dependent on stream, ground and weather conditions. By the start of summ...

DNR to Request Removal of 3 Fishing Rod Limit Per Person in Tidal Waters & Seeks Input on Jug Limit | (1/23/2014)
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MD DNR) Fisheries Service will proceed with an emergency regulation in February 2014 to remove the three fishing rod limit per person that was established for tidal waters nearly 7 months ago. This decision is base...

Notice To Anglers - Winter Drawdown Now Occurring at Unicorn Lake | (01/07/2014)
Unicorn Lake is currently under an annual winter drawdown process. The Lake is lowered approximately 24-30. This allows staff to clean the Unicorn Hatchery ponds water supply filter boxes in the lake. This process also allows vegetation to freeze out in expos...