Fish & Fishing
Fishing
Welcome anglers. North Point Sate Park has 6 miles of shoreline on the Chesapeake Bay. We have a wooden fishing pier and a concrete and grass pier that stretches 1200 feet onto the bay. You will find excellent brackish water fishing here, with an occasional freshwater fish catch.
Youth Fishing Derby - 2002
Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of fish can I expect to catch at North Point?

North Point is right on the Chesapeake Bay, so any fish you would find in the Bay can be caught here. Some examples: Perch (Yellow & White), Spot, Sunfish, Largemouth Bass (Uncommon), Bluefish, Striped Bass (Rockfish), Spotted Seatrout, Flounder (Uncommon), Carp, Skate, Catfish, Stingray (Rare), Black Sea Bass, Croaker and Gar. 

Do I need a fishing license to fish at the Park?

Yes. MD fishing regulations apply at the Park Click here for the MD fishing regulations. 

Can I crab at the Park?

Yes. 

Do I need a license to crab at the Park?

Yes. MD fishing regulations apply at the Park Click here for the MD crabbing regulations. 

Are there other parks in MD where I can fish from shore?

Yes. Click here for a complete list.

How does North Point State Park promote fishing? 

North Point State Park hosts a Youth Fishing Derby each year. Check our Events  page for details. 




North Point State Park
 "A little slice of heaven on the Chesapeake Bay"