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.

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

Chesapeake Light Tackle .Com

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

Online SurfTalk Forums

DelMarVa Fishing Forum – surf fishing message board

Atlantic Anglers

East Coast fishing forum

At The Beach Fishing Report

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

Beach-Net Fishing Page

General fishing information for the Delmarva Peninsula.

Regulations and Government

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service

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


National Marine Fisheries Service Permit Shop

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

Conservation Groups

Maryland Artificial Reef Initiative


Ocean City Reef Foundation


Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland – CCA MD


The National Coalition for Marine Conservation (NCMC)


Trout Unlimited

            Maryland Chapter –

            National Capital Chapter –

            Potomac/Patuxent Chapter –


Federation of Fly Fishers


Eastern Brook Trout Joint Venture


The Izaak Walton League of America


Chesapeake Bay Foundation


2% for the Fish


Take Me Fishing


Fishing Groups & Associations


Chesapeake Women Anglers


Maryland Saltwater Sportfishermen’s Association


Maryland Charter Boat Association, Inc.


Upper Bay Charter Captain’s Association


Solomon’s Charter Boat Captain’s Association


The Ocean City Captains Association


Maryland Bass Federation Nation



Weather, Tides, Rivers, etc.

Eyes on the Bay


Chesapeake Bay Observing System (CBOS)


Weather Underground


National Weather Service Forecast Main Page


Chesapeake Bay Marine Forecast


Offshore Marine Forecasts


Weather Radar


Maryland Tide Information


National Data Buoy Center


Daily Infrared Sea Surface Temperature Images


USGS River Gauge Data