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District of Columbia Fishing FAQs

The Essentials to Getting Started

Those with a passion for fishing don't have to leave D.C. to find a great place to cast a line. From urban recreation areas to the neighboring Chesapeake Bay, there are plenty of spots for anglers to get their fishing fix right in and near D.C. But before you go, make sure you have a D.C. fishing license and that you're abiding by all of the regulations set forth by the Department of Energy & Environment. Here's what you should know before you go.