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Patuxent River Fishing



Patuxent River Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Patuxent River, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Striped Bass

  2. Striped Bass

    There is a 53.95% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 1719 Striped Bass counted.

    Patuxent River Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE PATUXENT RIVER STRIPED BASS COUNTS CHART


  3. White Perch

  4. White Perch

    There is a 25.61% catch rate for White Perch, based on 816 White Perch counted.

    Patuxent River White Perch Counts Chart
    White

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  5. Channel Catfish

  6. Channel Catfish

    There is a 14.28% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 455 Channel Catfish counted.

    Patuxent River Channel Catfish Counts Chart
    Channel

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  7. Blue Catfish

  8. Blue Catfish

    There is a 1.16% catch rate for Blue Catfish, based on 37 Blue Catfish counted.

    Patuxent River Blue Catfish Counts Chart
    Blue

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  9. Spot Croaker

  10. Spot Croaker

    There is a 1.1% catch rate for Spot Croaker, based on 35 Spot Croaker counted.

    Patuxent River Spot Croaker Counts Chart
    Spot

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  11. Atlantic Menhaden

  12. Atlantic Menhaden

    There is a 0.94% catch rate for Atlantic Menhaden, based on 30 Atlantic Menhaden counted.

    Patuxent River Atlantic Menhaden Counts Chart
    Atlantic

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  13. Yellow Perch

  14. Yellow Perch

    There is a 0.72% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 23 Yellow Perch counted.

    Patuxent River Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

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  15. Common Carp

  16. Common Carp

    There is a 0.5% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 16 Common Carp counted.

    Patuxent River Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

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  17. Bluegill

  18. Bluegill

    There is a 0.44% catch rate for Bluegill, based on 14 Bluegill counted.

    Patuxent River Bluegill Counts Chart
    Bluegill

    ENLARGE PATUXENT RIVER BLUEGILL COUNTS CHART


  19. Alewife

  20. Alewife

    There is a 0.31% catch rate for Alewife, based on 10 Alewife counted.

    Patuxent River Alewife Counts Chart
    Alewife

    ENLARGE PATUXENT RIVER ALEWIFE COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 20 species of fish and 3186 fish counted for April around Patuxent River.

To date, there are 109 species of fish and a total of 366726 fish counted for Patuxent River and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1853 (171 years).

Last Update: 4/16/2024 8:02:10 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Top Patuxent River Fishing Spots

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Patuxent River are the following:

  1. belle grove pond
    very nice place to fish can catch blue gill,bass,catfish and many others


  2. Hollicutt's Noose


  3. Cook Point Fish Haven


  4. Plum Point Reef
    Plum Point Reef


  5. Severn River


  6. Hollicut Noose Reef


  7. Tilghman Island


  8. large striper
    Several large striper caught on 5/9 30ft deep just after slack tide.


  9. Dominion Reef at the Gooses


  10. Cedarhurst


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Top Patuxent River Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Tyler's Tackle Shop & Crab House


  2. Alltackle.com Inc
    Fishing and Boating Supplies in Annapolis, MD

  3. Annapolis City Marina


  4. Len's Marina


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Top Patuxent River Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Never E-Nuff Charters
    Offering full and half day fishing charters in Chesapeake Bay aboard Never E-Nuff, a 46 foot custom built fishing charter boat operated by Captain Shawn Pruitt.

  2. Last Hurrah Charter Fishing
    The Last Hurrah hails from Happy Harbor Inn in Deale, Maryland just 20 minutes south of Annapolis and within an hour from Washington D.C. and Baltimore. The Last Hurrah is owned and operated by U.S.C.G. Master Captain Scott Singleton and runs fishing

  3. Wound Tight Charters
    Chesapeake Bay Charter Boat, May-June and September-December. Ocean City Charter Boat, July and August. USCG inspected for 30 people

  4. Bay Lady Sportfishing & Charters


  5. Fish Stalker Charters LLC


  6. Chesapeake Adventures Sportfishing


  7. Natural Charters
    The Natural is a 47′ Daytona Sport fisherman with a legendary comfortable ride and large cockpit. The Natural is a Deale MD, and Ocean City charter boat fishing the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean.

  8. Katherine Charter Fishing


  9. My Girl Charters
    My Girl Charters offers Chesapeake Bay Fishing Charters at their very best. Come join us for a great day of fishing for rockfish, also known as stripers or striped bass, but no matter what you call them, they are exciting to catch. In addition to

  10. Kryan Lynn Fishing Charters


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Top Patuxent River Marinas

  1. Annapolis City Marina


  2. Len's Marina


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