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Everyone at the Fisheries Service would like to express our sincerest thank you to all the parents, grandparents, brothers, sisters, neighbors and friends who made the time to take our young anglers fishing this past year. The smiling faces below are worth a 1,000 words of gratitude.

Share your latest fishing experience on the Youth Angler's Log

To post a report please email your name, age, hometown, photos, location information, and a description of your fishing trip to fishingreports@dnr.state.md.us. All information is optional, but encouraged.

Important Note: If anyone in your picture is under 18 years of age, we must have a photo release signed by a parent/guardian before we can post your picture. By sending any photos or art to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources you are giving DNR permission to use the image(s) online and in print. You are also giving DNR permission to distribute the photo for non-commercial purposes to other media, print, digital and television for their use. You are not giving up your copyright, but are allowing the photo(s) to be used for educational and news purposes.


Latest Youth Angler's Log Reports from Youth Anglers


Josh Weems
Youth Angler
Total Reports:
1
Sent in on: April 15, 2014 Permalink

Rockfishing with Dad

Type: Chesapeake
Region:
Location: Mid Bay
Tags: Striped Bass

Josh and dad went rockfishing. The fish was released unharmed.

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Justin Johnson
Youth Angler
Elkridge, MD
Total Reports:
1
Sent in on: April 14, 2014 Permalink

Youth Fishing for Bass

Type: Freshwater
Region: North Central
Location: Fish-in-barrel
Tags: Largemouth Bass

Justin Johnson, 11 years old caught this nice bass at Fish-in-Barrel.

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Colton Maans
Youth Angler
Ridgely, MD
Total Reports:
1
Sent in on: April 11, 2014 Permalink

Tuckahoe Trout

Type: Freshwater
Region: Eastern
Location: Tuckahoe
Tags: Rainbow Trout

Colton caught this beautiful Rainbow Trout measuring 11.25 inches at Tuckahoe.

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Jason Haney Jr.
Youth Angler
Bel Air, MD
Total Reports:
7
Sent in on: April 10, 2014 Permalink

Opening Day Trout

Type: Freshwater
Region: Central
Location: Deer Creek
Tags: Rainbow Trout

Jason was fishing with his father Jason Haney Sr. on opening day of trout season in Deer Creek . Jason caught all of the trout on spinners.

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Mark Chavis
Youth Angler
Total Reports:
1
Sent in on: April 7, 2014 Permalink

Award Sized Trout

Type: Freshwater
Region: Southern
Location: Hutchins Pond
Tags: Rainbow Trout

Mark was fishing with his friends, Tres, Justin and Jykiel on 4/1/2014 at Hutchins Pond in Calvert County when he caught this 22" Rainbow Trout.

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Matthew Bishop
Youth Angler
Hagerstown, MD
Total Reports:
5
Sent in on: April 4, 2014 Permalink

Fun Fishing with Friends

Type: Freshwater
Region: Western
Location: Little Antietam Creek Youth and Blind
Tags: Rainbow Trout

Matthew Bishop, age 11 in the white shirt and younger brother Ryan, age 4, blue and white shirt went fishing on 4/2/2014 at Kids Stream with friends Andrew Dudley, age 12, black shirt and Sayge Dudley, age 9, grey shirt. They caught a bunch of Rainbow Trout. This was also the first fish caught for Andrew and Sayge.

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Steven Snyder
Youth Angler
Total Reports:
2
Sent in on: April 4, 2014 Permalink

Beach Fishing Perch

Type: Tidal
Region: Northern
Location: Charlestown Beach
Tags: White Perch

Steven Snyder caught this White Perch off the beach from the Charlestown, MD area, shortly before dusk on 4/3/14 using night crawlers.

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Ethan Fike
Youth Angler
Finzel / Frostburg MD
Total Reports:
12
Sent in on: March 31, 2014 Permalink

5 Trout Kind of Day

Type: Freshwater
Region: Western
Location: Parkview Pond, Grantsville
Tags: Rainbow Trout

I fished at Parkview Pond in Grantsville on 3-28-14 and caught 5 trout.

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Mason Barrick
Youth Angler
Libertyown, MD
Total Reports:
1
Sent in on: March 24, 2014 Permalink

Frederick County 5 Pounder

Type: Freshwater
Region: Central
Location: Frederick County Farm Pond
Tags: Largemouth Bass

11 year old Mason caught this 5 pounder at a Frederick County farm pond on a mepps comet. Caught several others too.

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Nathan Smith
Youth Angler
Total Reports:
3
Sent in on: March 24, 2014 Permalink

Lots of Fish, Few Keepers

Type: Tidal
Region: Eastern
Location: Hillsboro
Tags: Yellow Perch, Bluegill

Nathan had a good day of fishing in Hillsboro. He must have caught at least 30 Yellow Perch and a couple of brim. The keepers however, were few and far between. He kept five keepers to give to his dad for dinner.

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