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 11 - 3 AM on Saturday.

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:

Recommedations above based on 74 local reports and 7 species of fish for August in Ocean City.

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Latest Ocean City Fishing Reports

August 10 2019
8/18/2019 12:28:20 PM - After an eventful week during the White Marlin Open the docks were certainly quiet this afternoon! A few of our boats ventured out to the Poorman’s Canyon in search of some m


August 11 2019
8/18/2019 12:27:49 PM - We closed out the busy week with another quiet day down on the docks.  We had a few boats head out in search of a good bite.  First back to the dock was the “Cabana” returnin


August 16 2019
8/18/2019 12:27:07 PM - With the Poor Girl’s Open going on out of Bahia Marina the docks were quite busy tonight!! The Baltimore Canyon and the Poormans Canyon seemed like the hot spots for the day


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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

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

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

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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 Reels, Iland Lures, Black Bart, Fishworks Cl

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 fishes from May through October. For a ful

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 and r

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Latest Fishing Spots

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