Ocean City Fishing

Ocean City Fishing

Ocean City, Maryland is the White Marlin Capital of the World, and home to the White Marlin Open fishing tournament. From the bay to the blue water of the Gulf Stream offshore, Ocean City entices many anglers to this fishing destination.

Besides excellent White Marlin fishing during the summer and early fall, offshore fishing Ocean City offers abundant Blue Marlin, Bigeye Tuna, Mahi-mahi, and Yellowfin Tuna. During the colder months schools of Bluefin Tuna move through the area, as well as many different species of sharks, including Blue Sharks, Dusky Sharks, Hammerheads, and Mako Sharks,

Inshore fishing around Ocean City will produce Bluefish, Croaker, Flounder, King Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Striped Bass, and Tautog (Blackfish).

Ocean City Fishing Prediction

Optimal fishing activity will be between 2 - 6 PM on Monday.

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data in Ocean City, you should target one of the following top 6 species for this time of year:
  1. Bluefin Tuna - 12.5% Catch Rate
    Bluefin Tuna

  2. Mahi-mahi - 12.5% Catch Rate

  3. Yellowfin Tuna - 12.5% Catch Rate
    Yellowfin Tuna

  4. Blue Marlin - 12.5% Catch Rate
    Blue Marlin

  5. White Marlin - 12.5% Catch Rate
    White Marlin

  6. Wahoo - 6.25% Catch Rate

  7. Recommedations above based on 31 local reports and 11 species of fish for January in Ocean City.

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Top Ocean City Fishing Charters & Guides

Restless Lady Charters
Restless Lady has the knowledge, experience, and skills to position you in the ideal spots for catching everything from Tuna to Shark to Marlin. Between the vibrant fishing season and the Marlin, Tuna and Shark Tournaments held throughout the year. T

That's Right Charters
In the late spring and early summer we head up to Ocean City Maryland. Sailing from Fisherman's Marina in West Ocean City THAT'S RIGHT offers Offshore Tuna Charters, Inshore Trolling Charters, and Wreck Fishing Charters. Whether you are looki

Muff Diver Charters
Muff Diver is docked at the White Marlin Marina, Slip 5, on 205 Somerset Street in downtown Ocean City, Maryland 21842. We generally charter from Mid-May through Mid-March. We have been providing families and anglers many happy and fun filled fishing

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Top Ocean City Bait & Tackle Stores

We offer high quality products from: Baitmasters, Bionic, Wind-On's by Basil (BHP Tackle), Shimano Top Shelf, Penn Gold Label, Daiwa Tournament, Stripteaser, Abaco Big Game Tackle, Avet Reels, Accurate Reels, Iland Lures, Black Bart, Fishworks Cl

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Top Ocean City Marinas

Ocean City Sunset Marina
With direct, uninterrupted access to the Atlantic Ocean and its numerous canyons, Sunset Marina makes the ideal homeport for the avid off-shore angler or serves as a layover for the transient ocean-goer.

White Marlin Marina
White Marlin Marina is Ocean City's premier marina resort. Our commitment to service is our number one priority. After you tie up, take a dip in our refreshing pool or take a walk on the Boardwalk just two blocks away. There are many local bars a

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