Best Maryland Fishing Lakes
Top places to fish for bass, catfish, crappie and more in MD.
Deep Creek Lake, Jennings Randolph Lake, Liberty Reservoir, Loch Raven Reservoir, Prettyboy Reservoir and Youghiogheny River Lake are some of the most popular places for fishing in Maryland, offering anglers the chance to pursue a variety of fish species.
Best Bass Lakes
Popular Catfish Lakes
Top Crappie Lakes
Favorite Sunfish-Panfish Lakes
Best Walleye Lakes
Popular Trout Lakes
Deep Creek Lake and Youghiogheny River Lake are the best, large lakes for trout. Together with smaller lakes, ponds and rivers there are favorite options for rainbow, cutthroat, brook, brown and lake trout. More...
Top Striper Lakes
Visit the Maryland fishing page for links to information covering a wide variety of fish species and local fishing choices in the state. Visit the Maryland map to identify your best route to these top fishing locations. Look to our sister site for additional information about boating in MD at many of the most popular lakes in the state.