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. Mahi-mahi - 34.78% Catch Rate
  2. Yellowfin Tuna - 21.74% Catch Rate
  3. Swordfish - 13.04% Catch Rate
  4. White Marlin - 13.04% Catch Rate
  5. Summer Flounder - 8.7% Catch Rate
  6. Blueline Tilefish - 4.35% Catch Rate

Recommedations above based on 35 local reports and 7 species of fish for October in Ocean City.

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Latest Ocean City Fishing Reports

October 11 2020
10/18/2020 11:56:57 PM - We had a well rounded weekend for October and even though it ended with a rainy cloudy Sunday we did see some really nice fish come back to the dock.  We saw a good number of


October 14 2020
10/18/2020 11:56:55 PM - After receiving many inquiries throughout the day we wanted to confirm that the 1st annual Bishop Broadbill Bash is a go!  Registration is from 4pm-8pm in the amenities build


September 24 2020
10/2/2020 3:56:10 AM - The docks came back to life after many days of quiet with some of our boats taking advantage of the nice weather.  The first boat back to the dock was the ‘Osprey’ returning


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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

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

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 a

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Top Ocean City Bait & Tackle Stores

Oyster Bay Fishing Tackle
Oyster Bay Tackle has been serving all your fishing needs since 1980! We offer a wide selection of rids, reels, bait, tackle, apparel, and more.

Alltackle.com
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 Reel

Lucky Angler Bait & Tackle
We supply the inshore fishermen ( Surf , Bay , Inlet , Bridge , Pier , fresh water ) , Live , fresh , and frozen bait . Large selection of tackle. Rods and reels make your combo or ready to go !!

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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.

Talbot Street Marina
Stroll down the dock, where you'll find charter boats bringing in their catch of the day or better yet enjoy a day of sportfishing yourself on one of our available charters. Our charter fleet of five vessels fi

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 bloc

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