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OC Fishing Pier in Ocean City, Maryland

OC Fishing Pier

Image from Timothy Pohlhaus

Named “Best Fishing Pier” by FishingBooker

A trip to Ocean City offers plenty of opportunities for a fishing excursion. Anglers have their choice of fishing from a boat, in the surf or off a pier. When you want to go fishing in Ocean City, cast a line off the OC Fishing Pier.

About the OC Fishing Pier

Located near the Ocean City Inlet, at the southern end of the Ocean City Boardwalk is the OC Fishing Pier. The pier is right across from the Oceanic Fishing Pier. Cast your line right into the Atlantic Ocean from the OC Fishing Pier.

Conveniently located near the Inlet parking lot, the biggest draw to the OC Fishing Pier is that a saltwater license is not required to fish from the pier.

Fishing on the OC Fishing Pier

Reel in fish right from the ocean when you fish from the OC Fishing Pier. The pier sees regular catches of striped bass, bluefish, croaker, sand perch, sea trout, kingfish, spot, cobia and more. The types of fish caught vary with the water temperature, so you could be in for a new fishing experience with each visit.

The OC Fishing Pier has poles and nets available for rent, as well as bait and tackle for sale. Find these items along with snacks, drinks, gifts and more to remember your time fishing off the OC Fishing Pier.

Crabbing on the OC Fishing Pier

Crabbing is also available from the OC Fishing Pier. Perfect for all ages, catch Maryland’s famous blue crabs, hermit crabs, spider crabs and more.


To walk along the OC Fishing Pier, it costs 50 cents. Anglers will have to pay $8 to cast a line off of the pier.

More Information about the OC Fishing Pier

For more information about the OC Fishing Pier, visit OCFishingPier.com

Click here to read more about pier fishing in Ocean City.

Things to Do near the OC Fishing Pier

Jolly Roger

When you’re finished fishing on the OC Fishing Pier, be sure to check out the other popular attractions and activities nearby. The southern end of the boardwalk, near the Inlet, offers several  sweet treats and a few pizza places, including The Dough Roller and Candy Kitchen. These, as well as some of Ocean City’s famous Thrasher’s Fries, can be the perfect snack before or after experiencing the exciting rides and attractions at Jolly Roger at the Pier.

Click here to read more about things to do in Ocean City.


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