Fishery Management Plans

ATTENTION: A draft Tidal Catfish Fishery Management Plan is now available for public comment through the department's scoping process. Below is the draft Tidal Catfish Fishery Management Plan. Click here to provide comment or you may email comment to fisheriespubliccoment.dnr@maryland.gov. Comment must be received by 11:59p.m. on April 1, 2021.

Tidal Catfish Fishery Management Plan​


 Maryland Chesapeake Bay Oyster Management Plan (May 2019)​​


1997 Blue Crab Management Plan


2016 Update of the 2015 Fishery Management Plans​

* Indicates species that also have a coastal FMP that can be found on the ASMFC or MAFMC website.


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