By Shawn Harman, Bahia Marina
Fishing and Ocean City have been intricately connected since before there was in inlet. Heck, our former mayor was “Fish” Powell.
Ocean City Fishing History
Fishing has long gone hand in hand with Ocean City. In the late 1800s, the beginning of the fishing... More
Things to Do on the Water in Ocean City
Ocean City is surrounded by water. From the ocean to the inlet, the city is nearly 90 percent water. With miles of shoreline, public beach access points and plenty of bodies of water to explore, Ocean City is a fantastic coastal community.
From the... More
Mark Your Calendar for these September Events in Ocean City
The month of September is full of fun and exciting events in Ocean City. Whether you’re searching for family-friendly events, food and drink events, live music or free festivals, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. Be sure to... More
Coastal Shopping at its Finest in Ocean City
The seaside haven of Ocean City is perfect for so many activities. Once you are done playing in the sand, take some time to cruise the endless shops both on and off the boardwalk. Shopaholics will have plenty of opportunities to catch some great deals... More
Must-Do Activities and Attractions in Ocean City
Nationally recognized by magazines and travel publications, Ocean City is an excellent destination for couples, families and friends searching for a beach getaway. As the weather warms up, Ocean City is buzzing as people flock from all over the... More
By Jody Kelly Wright, The Shark on the Harbor, OCShark.com
When my husband and I have the opportunity to travel, we always look to the local community we're visiting for meal suggestions. We want to experience dining the way they do—the foods they eat, the atmosphere they appreciate, and mostly... More
While Ocean City's award-winning boardwalk is a "must" on your list of vacation activities, don't be afraid to venture off the boards and enjoy the rest of OC! Whether you are on the bayside, North or West Ocean City or even Midtown, your experience will be filled with fun and memories... More
A trip to Ocean City, Maryland is perfect for families, friends, couples and everyone in between. From the boardwalk and beach to the quaint towns just a short drive away, there’s so much to do. When you aren’t out and about in Ocean City, you’ll be relaxing in your hotel, motel, bed and... More
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Information about Fishing in Ocean City
Here's what you need to know before going fishing in Ocean City, Maryland.
Fishing License Fees
A valid fishing license is required for the Atlantic Ocean and Coastal Bays. Fishing licenses, stamps and registrations are valid for 365 days...
Where to See Fireworks on the Fourth of July in Ocean City
There are so many things to do on the Fourth of July in Ocean City. One of the most popular ways to celebrate America’s independence is to take in an eye-catching firework display. These firework shows are often set to upbeat...
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Maryland Natural Resource Police
Keeping You Safe on Ocean City’s Waterways
Every summer, millions of beachgoers flock to Ocean City’s sandy shores for some much-needed relaxation. Before you get the boat trips and fishing excursions...
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Bring Out Your Inner Olympian in Ocean City
A trip to Ocean City is sure to be filled with endless family fun. With so many things to do in Ocean City, from the beach to the bay, you may be wondering where to start. Throughout the week,...
Celebrate National French Fry Day in Ocean City
July 13 is National French Fry Day. In Ocean City, nothing goes better with the beach than a cup of salty French fries. If you head down the Ocean City Boardwalk, you’ll find a culinary landmark, Thrasher’s French Fries.
The LaQuinta Inn and Suites offers you a leisurely weekend getaway.
Enjoy saving on your travel budget by indulging in a free breakfast waiting for you each morning. Relax by the outdoor pool after a long day, or get a workout...
Since opening the doors in 1977, Bayside Skillet, "The Crepe and Omelette Place" has become the premier upscale restaurant in the area.
Winner of Ocean City’s Beauty Spot Award, The Bayside Skillet is located on the bayfront...
Action Watersports offers new Kawasaki Jet Ski STX-15Fs that can accommodate up to 3 people. We supply everything you need for an exciting ride... from safety training and instruction to the largest riding area (3 square miles!)...