Guide To Taking Kids Fishing In Maryland
Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in MD.
Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life. We encourage you to invest the time in Maryland kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.
Places in Maryland to take kids fishing
Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Old Line State.
- Sandy Point State Park
- Broening Park
- Fort Armistead Park
- Fort Smallwood Park
- Herring Run Park
- Loch Raven Reservoir
- Reedbird Park
- Turner Station Park
- Rocks State Park
- Susquehanna State Park
- Little Seneca Lake
- St. Mary's Lake
- Centennial Lake
- Patapsco Valley Park
- Bladensburg Waterfront Park
- Lake Artemesia
- Piscataway Park
- Seneca Creek State Park
- Little Seneca Lake
- Monocacy River
- Saint Marys Lake
- Johnsons Pond
- Leonards Mill Park
- Landon C. Burns Park
- Liberty Reservoir
- Patapsco River Fishing
- Piney Run Reservoir
- Westminster Comm. Pond
- Gilbert Run Park
Maryland offers many opportunities for kids to fish and experience the thrill of the “tap-tap-tap”. Watch the eyes of a youth light up no matter how big or small their catch may be. You have the opportunity to experience it with them and share their joy.
Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in MD
1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.
2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.
3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.
Click here for additional tips to create a successful day of fishing for kids.
Kids Fishing Video
Youngsters with their prized catch
Callie Crouse shows off a real nice bass she caught at Chesapeake City
Chris Baker, 15 years old with a largemouth bass 7 1/2 pounds from a secret farm pond.
Sam Nitz with a nice Maryland bass.
Take a kid fishing and bring your camera! These are a few of the places to take them fishing and get some great pictures.
Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it here.
Kids fishing locations and information, by state.
Help us identify other youth fishing spots in MD.
If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.