Fishing

FishingFishing is allowed on the lower level fishing deck. Anyone wishing to fish must have a fishing license. The lower level fishing deck will be closed to fishing when an event is scheduled on the pier and when there is a Movie on the Beach.
 

Beach, Boardwalk and Conduct Rules

To ensure everyone's visit to North Beach is enjoyable, there are certain rules that must be followed. Keep in mind that we are a family-friendly town and have residents and visitors of all ages.

Please make note of the following:

  • Lifeguards are NOT present. Swim at your own risk.
  • Your leashed pet is welcome on the boardwalk but is not allowed on the beach. If your pet is found on the beach, you may face fines up to $500 per incident.
  • Amplified music is prohibited on beach, pier or boardwalk.
  • Alcohol is prohibited on the beach, fishing deck, boardwalk, roadways, parking areas, restrooms, etc.
  • Fishing is permitted in the designated areas only.
  • Fires, cooking and grilling are prohibited on the beach, fishing deck, boardwalk, roadways, park, parking areas, etc.
  • No tents or tent-like structures are permitted.
  • You may bring coolers on the beach that have a volume of 9 quarts or less. Large coolers are permitted on the lower level fishing pier for bait and catch only.
  • Please refrain from bringing glass on beach or fishing pier as it poses a hazard if broken.
  • Motor vehicles, bicycles, skates, skateboards, rollerblades or roller skates are not allowed on boardwalk or pier.
  • You may not camp or sleep overnight on beach, pier, boardwalk, park, parking lot, etc.
  • No fish cleaning on beach, pier, fishing deck, boardwalk, park or parking lot.
  • Thongs, g-strings, Swiss strings or micro bikinis are not permitted anywhere in the waterfront area.
  • Parents are responsible for their children’s behavior at all times.
  • Fireworks are prohibited at all times.
  • Disorderly, ill-mannered conduct or drunkenness will not be tolerated and will result in dismissal from the beach areas.
  • Please do not feed the wildlife.
  • Please refrain from smoking on the beach.
  • No loitering.

Thank you for keeping our beach area clean and safe for everyone!


Fishing Fees

(Fishing pier closes at dark.)

  • Two poles maximum per person
  • North Beach/Calvert County Residents: Free. (Must show proof of Calvert County residency.)
  • Out of County Visitors: 1st Pole & 2nd Pole - Inquire at Welcome Center.


NOTES: Beach and Fishing Fees are to be paid at the Welcome Center. The pier will be closed to fishing at 7:00 pm when there is a Movie on the Beach. Cash, Visa or Mastercard accepted for payment. ATM is located on boardwalk at Welcome Center. Restrooms, public showers and changing rooms are located behind Welcome Center.