Digital Age Fishing

Digital Directory

Some of the best online resources for Free State Fishermen.

 

General Fishing Sites and Forums

The Maryland Angler’s Network

Maryland Fishing Portal with resources for all Maryland fisherman including: Fishing reports, articles, conservation updates, tides/weather links, retail shops and listings of charters and guide services based in Maryland.

www.mdangler.net

Tidal Fish- All Fishing. All the Time!

Premiere Fishing Forum and Message Boards Site featuring

Chesapeake Angler – The Original Board – Maryland fishing reports, fishing techniques and fishing talk covering the Maryland Chesapeake Bay & Tidal Waters

www.tidalfish.com

Chesapeake Light Tackle .Com

Shawn Kimbro’s light tackle fishing reports and information for Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay.

http://www.chesapeakelighttackle.com

Online SurfTalk Forums

DelMarVa Fishing Forum – surf fishing message board

www.stripersonline.com/surftalk

Atlantic Anglers

East Coast fishing forum

www.atlanticanglers.com/forum/

At The Beach Fishing Report

Ocean City Maryland & Assateague Island – ocean and bay fishing reports
By Sue Foster, Oyster Bay Tackle Shop

www.atbeach.com/fishrpt.html

Beach-Net Fishing Page

General fishing information for the Delmarva Peninsula.

www.beach-net.com/Fishinghome.html

Regulations and Government


Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service

State regulations, license information, fishing reports, news, etc

www.dnr.state.md.us/fisheries

 

National Marine Fisheries Service Permit Shop

Federal Fishing Permits for Highly Migratory Species (tunas, swordfish, billfish, sharks)

www.hmspermits.gov


Conservation Groups

Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative

www.marylandreefs.org

 

Ocean City Reef Foundation

www.ocreeffoundation.com/

 

Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland – CCA MD

www.ccamd.org/

 

The National Coalition for Marine Conservation (NCMC)

www.savethefish.org/

 

Trout Unlimited

www.tu.org

            Maryland Chapter – www.mdtu.org/

            National Capital Chapter –  www.ncc-tu.org/

            Potomac/Patuxent Chapter – www.pptu.org

 

Federation of Fly Fishers

www.fedflyfishers.org

 

Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture

www.easternbrooktrout.org/

 

The Izaak Walton League of America

www.iwla.org/

 

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

www.cbf.org

 

2% for the Fish

www.laterallineco.com/lateral_line_foundation_2percentforfish.html

 

Take Me Fishing

www.takemefishing.org

 

Fishing Groups & Associations

 

Chesapeake Women Anglers

www.chesapeakewomenanglers.org

 

Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen’s Association

www.mssa.net

 

Maryland Charter Boat Association, Inc.

www.marylandcharterboats.com

 

Upper Bay Charter Captain’s Association

www.baycaptains.com

 

Solomon’s Charter Boat Captain’s Association

www.fishsolomons.com

 

The Ocean City Captains Association

www.occaptains.com

 

Maryland Bass Federation Nation

www.mdbass.com

 

 

Weather, Tides, Rivers, etc.

Eyes on the Bay

www.eyesonthebay.net

 

Chesapeake Bay Observing System (CBOS)

www.cbos.org/

 

Weather Underground

www.wunderground.com/

 

National Weather Service Forecast Main Page 

www.weather.gov

 

Chesapeake Bay Marine Forecast

www.erh.noaa.gov/lwx/marine.htm

 

Offshore Marine Forecasts

www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/zone/wrdoffmz.htm

 

Weather Radar

http://radar.weather.gov/Conus/northeast_loop.php

 

Maryland Tide Information

www.dnr.state.md.us/fisheries/access/tide_finder.html

http://tidesonline.nos.noaa.gov/

 

National Data Buoy Center

www.ndbc.noaa.gov/

 

Daily Infrared Sea Surface Temperature Images

http://marine.rutgers.edu/cool/sat_data/?product=sst&nothumbs=0

 

USGS River Gauge Data

http://waterdata.usgs.gov/md/nwis/rt