Fishing For Other Species In Maryland
Guide to fishing for chain pickerel, muskie, northern pike and tiger muskie in Maryland.
This state offers unique fishing opportunities. Listed below find information about these species of fish, found in Maryland waters. Larger lakes across the state, with some of these miscellaneous fish populations, may include Deep Creek Lake, Liberty Reservoir, Little Seneca Lake, Loch Raven Reservoir, Prettyboy Reservoir, Rocky Gorge Reservoir, St. Mary's Lake, Triadelphia Reservoir, Youghiogheny River Lake and others.
Other Available Species
World record: 9 lbs 6 oz
State Record: 8.0 lbs
World record: 69 lbs 9 oz
State Record: 32.5 lbs
World record: 55 lbs 1 oz
State Record: 24.8 lbs
World record: 51 lbs 2 oz
State Record: 29.3 lbs
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Check out the Northern Pike Fishing page to get tips, tactics and methods for catching more pike. Also visit the top producing northern pike lures page to assist in selecting the best baits. The Muskie Fishing page offers methods, tips and tactics. Also view the page revealing the top producing lures for catching musky and tiger musky.
Maryland Miscellaneous State Record Fish
The state record chain pickerel was taken out of Salisbury Lake.
The state record muskie was caught in the Upper Potomac River.
The state record northern pike was taken out of Deep Creek Lake.
The state record tiger muskie was taken out of Potomac River.
Information on fishing for unique species, by state.
Learn the habits and lifecycle of each species
Many of the species we portray as "other" in this website are simply not as commonly fished for as the more popular fish. For insight into some of these "other" fish in Maryland, visit the other fishing page for more in-depth information.