Self-Guided Opportunities
Location Tuckahoe Lake at Tuckahoe State Park
Suitable For Families? Yes
skill Level Novice
Potable Water Bring your own water
Bathrooms are available near the picnic pavilion.
Species Large mouth bass, crappie, bluegill, yellow perch, white perch, pumpkinseed, pickerel, catfish, sunfish
License Fees Consolidated senior resident sportfishing license: $5 (allows individuals 65 years of age or older to fish in non-tidal waters of the State of Maryland, in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

Maryland Residents: $20.50

Nonresidents: $30.50

Short term license: $7.50 (valid for five consecutive days from date of issuance)

Trout stamp: $5 (required for all anglers possessing trout except persons under 16 years of age or holders of a Consolidated Senior Resident License)

Camping Camping is available at Tuckahoe State Park. Reservations: 410-820-1668 or 1-888-432-2267.
Other Points of Interest Tuckahoe State Park offers a wide variety of activities including camping, hiking, biking, paddling, horseback riding and wildlife viewing.
Service Charges or Permits Camping service charges
Fishing license fees
Description This 60-acre lake offers good fishing opportunities. Twenty acres of the lake are open water, while the remaining are flooded woodlands. Boaters may use the launching ramp or launch by hand from the bank. Use of gasoline motors is prohibited.

Resources Recommended Gear and Safety Tips
  • Leave a trip plan with a family member
  • Beware of steep banks and currents
  • Follow Leave No Trace ethics
  • Apply sunscreen regularly