Public Land: Hunting and Fishing in Maryland
Just less than 6 percent of Maryland’s land area is publicly owned. A high population density in the state can...
Just less than 6 percent of Maryland’s land area is publicly owned. A high population density in the state can make finding a place to hunt difficult. Fishing opportunities are solid, however, with ample lakes, rivers, and coastline.
• 9,504 acres
• Dominated by mixed oak forest ideal for deer and turkey hunting
• Also offers grouse and squirrel hunting
• 1,926 acres
• Offers deer and turkey hunting
• Waterfowl hunting available by permit
• 7,300 acres
• Offers deer, waterfowl and turkey hunting
• Warm-water species fishing in ponds; trout fishing in streams
• 54,000 acres
• Hunting for all Maryland game species; rifle range available
• Fishing opportunities in lake, ponds and streams
• 3,147 acres
• Offers excellent and diverse fishing for both fresh and saltwater species as well as crabbing
• Waterfowl hunting opportunities
Find more public land access opportunities with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Hunt Planner.